ELP sells the world's only commercially-available laser turntable, which forgoes the needle in favor of five precisely-focused lasers.
2 Pcs Rudy Turntable Needle Replacement Record Player Stylus
A blurry close-up of a turntable needle
Known as the “first talking stamps” in 1972, these tiny vinyl postage stamps from Bhutan were totally playable and when the needle was put on the record stamp you heard Bhutan’s national anthem and a capsule history of the nation. Talking stamps were thin plastic embossed records with removable back to expose the adhesive.