Floor model phonographs were very popular during 1920s. It features wooden cabinets with nice carvings, handles and horns. Victor Victrola both have floor and tabletop models and the term Victrola referred to phonographs with an enclosed horn.
Tabletop models of phonographs were called music and talking machines. During the 1920s, almost all the tabletop phonographs featured internal horns. Other that had external horns were referred as gramophones.
During this age, there are phonographs powered with electric motors. Some of them were wind-up spring motors. Some use bamboo needles, some use steel.
All record formats were made compatible for all phonograph models except for the Pathe discs and Edison Diamond Discs. The grooves in those discs were different and requires only Edison and Pathe Phonographs with sapphire or diamond stylus.
After the electronic recording was introduced, electronic phonographs with some components came in too. The Victor Electrola and Orthophonic Victrola were out in the market during 1926. Both were designed for the orthophonic electrical record formats. On the following year, the Automatic Orthophonic Victrola was introduced. It was the first electronic phonograph that features a record changer.
Music was so popular during 1920s that there were seven million units of phonographs in the United States.
Phonograph Models that came out during 1920s
Victor Automatic Orthophonic Victrola
Edison Diamond Disc Phonograph
Columbia Disc Graphophone
Victor Orthophonic Victrola
Edison stopped production
Edison stopped their production of phonographs in 1927. Two years after, they also halted the production of their discs and cylinder record formats. Clearance sale was so massive that the prices of their remaining models of phonographs dropped dramatically.
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