any sound-reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or discs.
The phonograph is a device invented in 1877 for the mechanical recording and
reproduction of sound. In its later forms it is also called a gramophone (as a ...
Thomas Edison and the First Phonograph August 12, 1877. The next time you
listen to a favorite album, you can thank Thomas Edison for discovering the
Edison Invents the Phonograph Thomas Edison created many inventions, but his
favorite was the phonograph. While working on improvements to the telegraph ...
The machine had two diaphragm-and-needle units, one for recording, and one for playback. Edison changed the policy of rentals to outright sales of the machines, but changed little else.
Edison increased the entertainment offerings on his cylinders, which by 1892 were m... More »
On this day in History, Thomas Alva Edison patents the phonograph on Feb 19,
1878. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Edison Standard Phonograph. NPS Photo. In 1885, Thomas Edison wrote, "I
have not heard a bird sing since I was twelve." No one is really sure just how ...
In a turn-of-the-century advertisement, Thomas Edison's newly invented
Phonograph Catalog/Advertisement: "I want a phonograph in every home...". The
phonograph was developed as a result of Thomas Edison's work on two other ...
Phonograph is a completely free and material designed music player.