autochanger

noun au·to·chang·er \ ˈȯ-(ˌ)tō-ˌchān-jər \

Definition of autochanger

plural autochangers
: a device or mechanism that can hold multiple disks (such as phonograph records, CDs, or hard disks) and that changes the disk being used automatically as needed
  • Sony's autochanger comes with proprietary robotics that retrieve the disks and insert them into one of two disk drives.
  • Electronics, 25 Nov. 1985
  • One reason the XJR is so heavy is because it's loaded with luxury equipment, such as a killer 320-watt Alpine sound system with a six-disc autochanger.
  • —Dan JedlickaChicago Sun-Times10 Dec. 2000

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First Known Use of autochanger

1934


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