Magnetic Recording

  • John Jewkes
  • David Sawers
  • Richard Stillerman


Magnetic recording is a revolutionary device by which sound is recorded on steel wire or plastic tape by means of magnetism. It is used for broadcasting, in high-speed electronic computers and other modern instruments and in the storage of all types of information.


Steel Wire Magnetic Tape Magnetic Recording Ethyl Acrylate State Broadcasting 


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© John Jewkes, David Sawers and Richard Stillerman 1969

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  • John Jewkes
  • David Sawers
  • Richard Stillerman

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