wire recorder


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wire recorder

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(Electronics) an early type of magnetic recorder in which sounds were recorded on a thin steel wire magnetized by an electromagnet. Compare tape recorder
wire recording n
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Noun1.wire recorder - an early type of magnetic recorder using iron wire
magnetic recorder - recorder consisting of equipment for making records on magnetic media
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In 1946, an American psychologist named David Boder traveled to Europe with a steel wire recorder and conducted interviews with 130 survivors of the catastrophe, Christian and Jewish, in nine languages.
His first audio recorder was a WebCor wire recorder. (For the uninitiated, wire recorders used a hair-thin strand of wire running rapidly between reels to record magnetic pulses.)
Turns out that bandleader Julian Koster used a '30s wire recorder to capture this ghostly, funny, melodic-yet-atonal pop opera.