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Original PULSE box set

Post by The Crazy Diamond » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:20 pm

Question Floydians ..Did the original PULSE box set have any barcodes on the rear of the package, either printed or sticker type bar code ..just come across a different version but feel it night not be a first pressing ..
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Re: Original PULSE box set

Post by drafsack » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:02 pm

I got mine the day it came out and it has a sticker bar code on the back upper right corner

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Re: Original PULSE box set

Post by twcc » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:22 pm

I got my box the day it came out, in the UK, and there are no visible barcodes on the case, the 3-mm card insert or hardback book containing the two CD's. I recall you can tell if it's the first generation as, to coin a phrase, "It's a bugger to open the battery chamber to replace the MN1500".

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Re: Original PULSE box set

Post by drafsack » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:51 am

Copied this from the Pink Floyd Archives

Title: P-U-L-S-E (EMI Records special edition 1st issue)
Record Company: EMI Records
Catalog Number: 7243 8 32700 2 6
Bar Code: 7 24383 27002 6
Manufacturing Information:
-CDs: England
-Cover: England
-Booklet: no info
Matrix Information:
1) Disc 1: Bottom: 832701 7 : 1 : 1 ifpi 1428
-- Disc 2: Bottom: 832702 7 : 1 : 1 ifpi 1421
Pressing Plant: EMI Records, Greenbridge, Swindon
Production Mastering: EMI mastering
Release Date: 1995
Release Information: U.K. release. Cover and CDs made in the U.K. Issued as a special edition with a blinking red LED on the spine.
Total Time:
Disc 1: 76:08
Disc 2: 71:47
Track Peak Levels:
Disc 1: 100 / 100 / 94.9 / 100 / 100 / 89.1 / 82.8 / 98.3 / 100 / 94.7 / 100
Disc 2: 56.4 / 84.0 / 85.3 / 98.3 / 85.7 / 100 / 89.0 / 84.8 / 87.4 / 87.8 / 81.4 / 90.5 / 100
Description:
Front Cover: An eye eclipse. Slip case with hard cover book holding CDs.
Back Cover: Song titles. In the top right corner is a sticker with the catalog number, bar code, I:072(2), F:PM 541, UK:CD EMD 1078, "Printed in U.K.," "Place of manufacture as stated on label. Marketed and distributed by EMI. Printed in UK."
Cover Sticker: Small round black cover sticker that says "PINK FLOYD Live PULSE." Some copies also have a small white sticker on the shrink wrap that says "Made in the UK.".
Book: 52-page hard cover book with credits and pictures.
Insert: Square thick cardboard insert with song titles and credits on one side, and band members names withinstruments and birth dates on the other side. Text on the card says "Might we suggest that if the pulsing LED begins to drive you crazy, turn the box round so the LED faces to the wall or the back of your shelf. If it begins to drive you really crazy, then separate the outer slipcase from the book, leave the book in your CD collection, andput the slip case in your car or potting shed where it might look and act like a burglar alarm. The battery for the Led should last more than six months and is replaceable, if you can get to it, that is without trashing the case. The battery must not, of course, be exposed to fire or high temperatures which can cause cells to leak or explode. The LED is set at the average human pulse speed so it can be used as an anti stress device - just check your own pulse against it. It is designed primarily for easy finding thereby avoiding uncomfortable neck twisting or eye squinting to read the spine. The LED is also like the opening heartbeat of The Dark Side of the Moon.Most particularly the LED pulses . . . it is a live phenomenon . . . like the music."
Label: Art labels. LC 0542



P-U.L.S.E 2-CD
EMI Records special edition 2nd issue
Title: P-U-L-S-E (EMI Records special edition 2nd issue)
Record Company: EMI Records
Catalog Number: 7243 8 32700 2 6
Bar Code: 7 24383 27002 6
Manufacturing Information:
-CDs: England
-Cover: England
-Booklet: no info
Matrix Information:
1) Disc 1: Bottom: 832 701 2 10:1:1 EMI SWINDON IPFI L041
-- Disc 2: Bottom: 832 702 7:3:3
Pressing Plant: EMI Records, Greenbridge, Swindon
Production Mastering: EMI mastering
Release Date: 1995
Release Information: Second U.K. release with new peak levels on disc 1, and a new PM number.
Total Time:
Disc 1: 76:07
Disc 2: 71:47
Track Peak Levels:
Disc 1: 100 / 98.8 / 92.2 / 100 / 100 / 87.8 / 83.1 / 96.3 / 100 / 94.3 / 100
Disc 2: 56.4 / 84.0 / 85.3 / 98.3 / 85.7 / 100 / 89.0 / 84.8 / 87.4 / 87.8 / 81.4 / 90.5 / 100
Description:
Front Cover: An eye eclipse. Slip case with hard cover book holding CDs.
Back Cover: Song titles. In the top right corner is a sticker with the catalog number, bar code, I:072(2), F:PM 613, UK:CD EMD 1078, "Printed in U.K.," "Place of manufacture as stated on label. Marketed and distributed by EMI. Printed in UK."
Book: 52-page hard cover book with credits and pictures.
Insert: Square thick cardboard insert with song titles and credits on one side, and band members names withinstruments and birth dates on the other side. Text on the card says "Might we suggest that if the pulsing LED begins to drive you crazy, turn the box round so the LED faces to the wall or the back of your shelf. If it begins to drive you really crazy, then separate the outer slipcase from the book, leave the book in your CD collection, andput the slip case in your car or potting shed where it might look and act like a burglar alarm. The battery for the Led should last more than six months and is replaceable, if you can get to it, that is without trashing the case. The battery must not, of course, be exposed to fire or high temperatures which can cause cells to leak or explode. The LED is set at the average human pulse speed so it can be used as an anti stress device - just check your own pulse against it. It is designed primarily for easy finding thereby avoiding uncomfortable neck twisting or eye squinting to read the spine. The LED is also like the opening heartbeat of The Dark Side of the Moon.Most particularly the LED pulses . . . it is a live phenomenon . . . like the music."
Label: Art labels. LC 0542