Product Design WM-EX1 Walkman

  • Product Design WM-EX1 Walkman

Special 15th anniversary edition Walkman. Despite the sluggish market for headphone stereos in 1994, this model enjoyed record sales, capturing a 15% market share. The "WM-EX1" introduced vertical loading, making it easier to load or switch cassettes efficiently. Chrome-plated parts on the lid signal where cassettes are loaded. Another detail of the eye-catching design is a lid window shaped like an inverted triangle.