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Stieger Recorder and Reproducer Pho
Stieger Recorder and Reproducer
Stieger Recorder and Reproducer


Steiger Phonograph

This sound recorder and reproducer (phonograph) was invented ca.1920 by Eugen Steiger of Zurich Switzerland. This machine was able to recorder and play back sound off of a specially coated thread. Thousands of yards of thread, with substantially more music recorded on it than a traditional record, could be wound and stored on an ordinary spool. Steiger called it a "talking thread." phonograph which could also be used in place of a dictaphone.

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