In 1967 The Beatles released the hit album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Fifty years on and the LPs immense critical and cultural success ensures it remains a true classic with its influence still felt across genres and decades. Now, Sound Leisure introduces theirown tribute to this most iconic of albums with the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Vinyl Jukebox. The jukebox is officially endorsed by Apple Corps Limited and designed and built by Sound Leisure Ltd under exclusive licence.
The jukebox cabinet features durable printed artwork from the iconic Sgt. Pepper’s album cover which is also referenced inside the cabinet, wrapping around the Vinyl Mechanism and standing atop it to create a visually enticing 3D effect. The custom speaker cloth features the famous drum skin design and the side glasses are screen printed with the Sgt. Pepper’s florets.
Sound Leisure’s unique Vinyl Mechanism is the only vinyl jukebox mechanism being manufactured anywhere in the world. It holds seventy 7” records giving the user the option to select the A or B side (140 selections.) Sit back and watch as the psychedelic swirls spin to life alongside The Beatles in all their Sgt. Peppers uniformed splendour. The revolving title rack allows easy access to your favourite records and Sound Leisure’s Label Magic software gives you a quick and easy way to create and print your own jukebox labels. Track selections can be made directly from the jukebox button bank or via the infra-red remote control which also offers control of the volume, reject, shuffle mode and lighting controls.
The Sgt. Pepper’s Jukebox also incorporates Sound Leisure’s Bluetooth receiver giving you the ability to stream digital music from any compatible device. A great sound is provided from needle to ear via the five way in built speaker system and D4 amplifier which also features an auxiliary input, outputs and connections for additional speakers.
This video shows just a little of the design process and how the jukeboxes are put together in their Leeds based factory. Interested? You can buy it here.