What Is a Vintage Record Player?


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Vintage record players are often replicas of classic models. Most common vintage players are designed after the style of early phonograph or gramophone players, which are notable for their large horns. These designs originated in the 1900s.

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What Is a Vintage Record Player?
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The size and shape of the record player can very greatly, from small turntables to large ornate cabinets designed to emulate the look of the era. Modern replicas may support multiple sizes of records, as well as USB connectivity, stereo system inputs and built-in radio receivers. Some of these devices are configured to record audio as well, providing a way to convert vinyl records into digital formats.

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