A record player is always going to be a little magical. How it sounds, the nostalgia of it, the vinyls, the needle, and so forth. This exploded view of a record player plays down the specialness of its sound and breaks down what’s inside and how it works.
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That is a turntable. This is a record player. It was a self-contained system with an amplifier and speaker. Back in the ‘50s and ‘60s everybody had one.