Sound carrier

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A sound carrier ( coll. Also (sound) Preserve ) is a technical medium for the storage and transmission of acoustic signals , especially music and language . Today there is a multitude of different sound carriers, which differ from one another mainly in terms of storage capacity , sound quality, material and size.

The mass production of sound carriers began at the end of the 19th century with the development of the phonograph cylinder ; In the second half of the 20th century, the tape (including compact cassette ) and the record were particularly popular. Despite falling sales, the most important sound carrier today has been the compact disc (CD) since the early 1990s .

Sound carrier directories provide an overview of the history and diversity of the storage media obtained .

List of known sound carriers

The various sound carriers with the date of their market launch:

Exotics from sound carriers

See also

Web links

Wiktionary: Sound carriers  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. Milestones in Communication: A look back at the centuries 1900 to 2000 , accessed on July 21, 2008.
  2. Techmoan: It's not a cassette - so what is it? , YouTube, August 23, 2019
  3. Techmoan : Forgotten Format: The Sabamobil , YouTube, June 22, 2017
  4. Techmoan: Forgotten Format: SANYO Micro-Pack 35 Tape Recorder , YouTube, published on August 31, 2017