This Is a Vinyl Record Being Played Under 1000X Magnification

Music lovers, you can finally see just how your favourite record is played thanks to a microscopic image that shows what a record’s groove looks like under 1000x magnification.
The needle is vibrated by the grooves in the vinyl, which then moves magnets placed near a coil. The coil then generates electricity, which gets amplified into an audio signal.

Vinyl lover Ben Krasnow, wanting to enlighten the process, created a stop-motion video of the needle moving through a record’s grooves and explaining how he uses an electron microscope to image the record. This is absolutely amazing!

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