🔮Wire recorders, which recorded onto a thin stainless-steel wire, were popular in the late 1940s.
🎙️Wire recorders were primarily used for dictation but had potential applications in entertainment, science, and research.
💰The Webster Chicago wire recorder was a leading brand known for its dictation machines.
📼Wire recorders became obsolete with the introduction of magnetic tape recorders, which offered better sound quality and convenience.
🔍Wire recorders have become collectibles and are sought after by vintage technology enthusiasts.