wire recorder


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wire recorder

[′wīr ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(engineering acoustics)
A magnetic recorder that utilizes a round stainless steel wire about 0.004 inch (0.01 centimeter) in diameter instead of magnetic tape.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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25 Herbert Chase, "Designing Wire Recorder Unit for Low-Cost Quantity Production," Electrical Manufacturing 39 (Jan.
Wire recorders began to appear on the market in late 1946, before most people had even heard of tape recording.
Although wire recorders were technically inferior to tape recorders in many ways, they generally cost $50 to $75 less than comparable first-generation consumer tape recorders.