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    Early (ca. 1860) Analog Sampling Technology...

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    Re: Early (ca. 1860) Analog Sampling Technology...

    The device etched representations of sound waves into paper covered in soot from a burning oil lamp.

    Lines were scratched into the soot by a needle moved by a diaphragm that responded to sound. The recordings were never intended to be played. AMAZING

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    Re: Early (ca. 1860) Analog Sampling Technology...

    Sort of an early example of WOM (write-only memory).....
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    Re: Early (ca. 1860) Analog Sampling Technology...

    In those days, DJs were scratching two books at the same time to make people dance...

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