How a Stenotype Machine Works

Stenographer Jean Rohrer explains how a stenotype machine works in this fascinating video. Stenotypes feature a special keyboard with just a fraction of the keys found in a typical QWERTY keyboard. Words are spelled phonetically and syllables can be typed with a single key or group of keys, allowing very high typing speeds (200 words per minute or more).

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