Regular price $29.99
Record Player Patent Print
Ralph M. Like - November 1, 1948.
The phonograph is a device, invented in 1877, for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound. In its later forms, it is also called a gramophone (as a trademark since 1887, as a generic name in the UK since 1910), or, since the 1940s, a record player.
The sound vibration waveforms are recorded as corresponding physical deviations of a spiral groove engraved, etched, incised, or impressed into the surface of a rotating cylinder or disc, called a "record". To recreate the sound, the surface is similarly rotated while a playback stylus traces the groove and is therefore vibrated by it, very faintly reproducing the recorded sound.
In early acoustic phonographs, the stylus vibrated a diaphragm which produced sound waves which were coupled to the open air through a flaring horn, or directly to the listener's ears through stethoscope-type earphones.
The disc phonograph record was the dominant audio recording format throughout most of the 20th century. From the mid-1980s on, phonograph use on a standard record player declined sharply because of the rise of the cassette tape, compact disc and other digital recording formats. Records are still a favorite format for some audiophiles and by DJs and turntablists in hip hop music, electronic dance music and other styles. There has been a resurgence in popularity of vinyl and turntables. This patent pays homage to the great invention which changed the face of music.
Want to know more about the Record Player patent print? We have created a description page here.
- Using Epson UltraChrome water based HDR ink-jet technology
- Basis Weight: 192 gsm
- Media Thickness: 10.3 mil (0.26 mm)
- ISO Brightness: 104%
- Opacity: 94%
- Epson Ultra Premium Luster Photo Paper
- Between a gloss and matte finish
- Highly saturated, maximum ink coverage
- Fingerprint resistant
Hardwood Deluxe Edition:
- Premium plaque
- High Definition hardwood print on hardwood
- Glass like finish
- No need for frame
- Lifetime protective seal
- Currently shipping in the U.S. only
Fast shipping: 3-10 business days. Designed with ❤️