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Original Design by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Half a century of uniqueness, told by a smile that stays in time. Created in 1965 by designers Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the Radiofonografo is a superb work of modern industrial design, thanks to its incomparable style and sound. Exuding retro charm, along with an incredible sound and the ability to move the sound modules to best suit the surrounding environment, this system creates a listening experience both stimulating and intriguing. Mobility, dynamism to an object which used to be static in essence. Together with minimalistic shape research, the essence of the project, or the “main engineering component” as the Castiglioni loved to define it.

Delivery time: 60 days *


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The radiofonografo guarantees power and sound quality excellent thanks to the choices of sound professionals. One remains “sound machine” featuring vinyl turntables and AM/FM radio. The radiofonografo is also a musical monitor to which, through the auxiliary inputs, it is possible to connect, in addition to other sources, receiving audio signals via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth can offer one exceptional listening quality.

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Radiofonografo bianco

The manufacturing

Every radiofonografo is an unique handwork, but at its origin there is a manufacturing process of extreme precision, with buttons and chassis made by CNC milling machines, a stand melted in a single piece from a sand mould and then painted individually and with the utmost care. The capable hands of our artisans turn semifinished pro- ducts into truly unique products. Wood panels sanding, components assembly, stand finishing and silk screen printing are all processes allowing the italian craftsman- ship tradition to make each radiofonografo unique.

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Bluetooth connection

Only for the purchase on the official Brionvega e-shop, in the packaging of the radiofonografo is included the device for the HD bluetooth streaming. The high definition in Bluetooth thanks to the device Plug & Play, stream or play your music in high definition becomes accessible.

This device is compatible with all Bluetooth audio peripherals on the market: smartphones, tablets, PCs or Macs. Incorporating both the aptX HD and an independent PCM TI converter.

The technology used not only supports 24-bit end-to-end audio, but also offers superior digital signal processing and lower signal-to-noise ratio due to coding and decoding, as well as less distortion, especially in the 10-20kHz range.

Technical specifications

  • AM / FM radio
  • Project turntable with Ortofon cartridge
  • 125+125W audio amplifier with auto-limitation
  • 2 RCA audio jacks for external sources
  • 1 RCA audio output for connecting to an external amplification system
  • 1 RCA audio output for connecting to an external subwoofer
  • 1 6.3 millimetre preamp audio jack for headphones
  • Forged aluminum pedestal, equipped with wheels, to facilitate any type of movement
  • Power supply 220v 50hz (upon request 110V 60hz, 220V 60HZ)
  • USB port 5V power only
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Radiofonografo bianco

Achille e Pier Giacomo Castiglioni

Their cooperation begins in 1946 and they immediately reach international recognitions and achievements, while contributing to the success of companies such as Brionvega, Cassina and Flos.

They get several awards, taking the italian design right on top of the international attention. In 1965 they jointly designed radiofonografo which will become a symbol of italian handcrafting.