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Cylinder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (190 words)
Cylinder (disk drive), a unit of data division on a hard disk drive
Phonograph cylinder, the dominant medium of audio storage from the 1870s to the 1910s and in limited use (such as in the dictaphone) through the mid 20th century
Cylinder (firearms), the cylinder is the rotating device that contains the firing chambers of a revolver
Phonograph cylinder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1684 words)
Early cylinder records would commonly wear out after they were played a few dozen times; the buyer could then either bring the worn cylinders back to the dealer to be traded in as partial credit for purchase of new recordings, or have their surface shaved smooth so new recordings could be made on them.
Cylinder phonographs also usually used a worm gear to move the stylus in synchronization with the grooves of the recording, whereas most disc machines relied on the grooves to pull the stylus along.
Cylinder phonograph technology continued to be used for dictaphone recordings for office use into the early 1950s when the cylinder dictaphone was supplanted by magnetic tape.
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