The grooves on a 45RPM stereo single vinyl record photographed at 25x resolution

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The grooves on a 45RPM stereo single vinyl record photographed at 25x resolution
Julian Brooks / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: BGXP2F
Clean and unclean, the grooves on a vinyl are what reproduce the sound. Dust gets caught between the close grooves and produces the characteristic crackles and hissing associated with this form of sound reproduction. Photographed using reflected light and a light microscope at 25x.
Location: Oxfordshire UK