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Gramophone factory turns Brass brass and Wood veneers wood veneers into Gramophone gramophones, a luxury need of Investors Investors. It can be built only in the Old World, it requires Electricity electricity to operate.

For a detailed look into the profitability of gramophones as a consumer product, see this page.

Productivity

It takes 60 seconds to produce 1 ton of gramophones from 1 ton of brass and 1 ton of wood veneers so the production rate is 1 ton of gramophones per minute. Productivity can be changed by adjusting working conditions and using items. As electricity is required to operate, this factory produces with 200% productivity by default.

Gramophones usage and production chains

Gramophones fulfill the luxury need of Investors Investors.

Gramophones can be used during expeditions, they grant 20 bonus points to diplomacy skill per 50 tons. They can be sold for 11002 coins, or purchased for 27506 coins per ton (by passive trading). Gramophones can be actively bought from Sir Archibald Blake for 27506 coins.

All production chains involving gramophones are listed below.


Gramophone Gramophones
Balance -11410 · Workforce - farmers -5 · Workforce - workers -200 · Workforce - engineers -1200 · Attractiveness -40
Credits 144100 · Timber 144 · Bricks 280 · Steel beams 224 · Windows 200 · Reinforced concrete 200
Wood
Lumberjack's Hut
1 @ 100%
Cflow-E Wood veneers
Marquetry Workshop
4 @ 100%
Cflow-B Gramophone
Gramophone Factory
4 @ 200%
for 4 Gramophone/min
Electricity
Copper
Copper Mine
2 @ 100%
Cflow-D Brass
Brass Smeltery
4 @ 100%
Zinc
Zinc Mine
2 @ 100%

Supplies:

Items

Some items when equipped in trade unions can have an impact on gramophone factories. Below you can find two lists of such items. The first part of the list contains items affecting only particular buildings including gramophone factories, the list is divided by rarity. The second list contains items affecting every production building in the game.


Common

Carpenter

Carpenter
Common

Never lets good wood go to waste.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Carpentry Works
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Wood Wood every 3rd cycle
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +15


Technician

Technician
Common

A cable guy.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Effects
Workforce Needed: -20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +10


Uncommon

Beryl's Fosterling

Beryl's Fosterling
Uncommon

After steering clear of an unwanted marriage, Beryl's fosterling joined your ranks. She seems to be surprisingly resourceful.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood Lumberjack's Hut
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +20
Available from Beryl O'Mara quest: Family Matters 5 — The Objection


Circular Saw

Circular Saw
Uncommon

Lend your carpenters a hand.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Carpentry Works
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +30%
Chance of Fire: +30%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +20


Gramophonist

Gramophonist
Uncommon

He's your man when the record's stuck.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +20


Joiner

Joiner
Uncommon

Join up they said... It'll be fun they said...
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood Lumberjack's Hut
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +25


Rare

AlterN8 Current Generator AlterN8 Current Generator
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
So the blue cable to the yellow pin... Oh wait... Or was it red?
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
High wheeler Bicycle Factory
Steam carriages Cab Assembly Line
Pocket watch Clockmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Advanced weapons Heavy Weapons Factory
Steam motors Motor Assembly Line
Effects
Chance of Explosions: +70%
Chance of Fire: +150%
Provides electricity
Crafting Cost
Scrap 15 Scrap
Steam motors 5 Steam Motors
Filaments 10 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


Watchmaker

Cabinet Maker
Rare

His windows almost look good enough to leap through.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +30%
Workforce Needed: -60%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +35
ExpeditionForce Force: +10


Circular Rip Saw

Circular Rip Saw
Rare

They can't wait to get its teeth stuck in.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Carpentry Works
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +40%
Chance of Fire: +20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +30


Lapidary

Science Whizz
Rare

The evidence suggests she's a very bright spark indeed.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Light bulb Light Bulb Factory
Effects
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Filaments Filaments every 5th cycle
Substitute Workforce
Instead of its usual workforce, the building employs Worker Workforce.
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +30


Epic

Harker's Electric Treadle Lathe

Harker's Electric Treadle Lathe
Epic

Harker's lathe cuts through wood and metal like dough. Just make sure your fingers are well clear!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Carpentry Works
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Workforce Needed: -25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +40


Dario the Mechanical Engineer

Johan the Inventor
Epic

Johan famously gathers anything he can find, glues it all together, and hey presto!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Effects
Productivity: +40%
Replaced Input
Instead of Wood veneers Wood Veneers, the building processes Timber Timber.
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +40
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +20


Clockmaker

Master Craftsman Morris
Epic

Morris is invariably found in his potting shed, twiddling with various bits and pieces.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Pearls Pearls every 4th cycle
Maintenance Cost: -80%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +45
ExpeditionForce Force: +20


The TurbiN8r The TurbiN8r
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
The persistent screech this extra-powerful contraption generates cannot be normal...
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
High wheeler Bicycle Factory
Steam carriages Cab Assembly Line
Pocket watch Clockmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Advanced weapons Heavy Weapons Factory
Steam motors Motor Assembly Line
Effects
Chance of Explosions: +50%
Chance of Fire: +100%
Provides electricity
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap 15 Nice Scrap
Light bulb 5 Light Bulbs
Steam motors 5 Steam Motors
Filaments 10 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney


Legendary

Prof. Ram Devi, The Bundle of Energy

Prof. Ram Devi, The Bundle of Energy
Legendary

Conducts lightning. His family (from Wittenberg) has the motto, "standing still is a backward step."
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Light bulb Light Bulb Factory
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Pocket watch Pocket Watches every 16th cycle
Occasionally produces extra Glasses Glasses every 14th cycle
Occasionally produces extra High wheeler Penny Farthings every 15th cycle
Occasionally produces extra Steam carriages Steam Carriages every 17th cycle
Occasionally produces extra Sewing machines Sewing Machines every 13th cycle

Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +55
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +25


Seraphim Papadikas, The Window Dresser

Seraphim Papadikas, The Window Dresser
Legendary

For Papadikas, the pain of experimentation is worthwhile. He hopes his windows shall be looked at, as well as looked through.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Carpentry Works
Chassis Coachmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Wood veneers Marquetry Workshop
Timber Sawmill
Windows Window Makers
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Extra Goods
Occasionally produces extra Wood veneers Wood Veneers every 3rd cycle
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +55
ExpeditionForce Force: +30


UltiN8 Power Matrix UltiN8 Power Matrix
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
The enthusiast's choice. Old Nate neglected to include an operating manual, meaning there's a chance of the odd accident.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects
High wheeler Bicycle Factory
Steam carriages Cab Assembly Line
Pocket watch Clockmakers
Gramophone Gramophone Factory
Advanced weapons Heavy Weapons Factory
Steam motors Motor Assembly Line
Effects
Chance of Explosions: +30%
Chance of Fire: +50%
Provides electricity
Crafting Cost
Special Scrap 15 Special Scrap
Steam motors 5 Steam Motors
Filaments 10 Filaments
Caoutchouc 10 Caoutchouc
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney



Items for all production buildings

Bag of Money

Bag of Money
Common

Free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Riots -40%
Duration:00:50:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +4
Hand-Blown Grenade

Hand-Blown Grenade
Common

Puts out fires.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -40%
Duration:00:50:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce Force: +4


Big Bag of Money

Big Bag of Money
Uncommon

Lots of free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Riots -60%
Duration:01:20:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +5
Certificate of Inspection

Certificate of Inspection
Uncommon

Makes it look like your premises are all above board.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Chance of Fire: +20%
Dynamo

Dynamo
Uncommon

A volatile source of electric power.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +100%
Chance of Explosions: +70%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +30
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can be normally affected by power plants
Fire Safety Poster

Fire Safety Poster
Uncommon

Fewer fires, for little cost.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +5%
Chance of Fire: -30%
Hall of Collective Property Hall of Collective Property
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The people own what they produce! They should be free to join a great queue to collect their quota!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: -10%
Maintenance Cost: -15%
Iron Grillwork

Iron Grillwork
Uncommon

Reduces the risk of fire.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Chance of Fire: -30%
Old Factory Bell

Old Factory Bell
Uncommon

The old toll of toil.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Workforce Needed: -20%
Suspended Frosted Glass Grenade

Suspended Frosted Glass Grenade
Uncommon

Puts out fires well.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -60%
Duration:01:20:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce Force: +5
Writing Machine Writing Machine
Uncommon
DLC Required
The Anarchist
Workers are enthused by the new system of written labour notes to reward their efforts.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Workforce Needed: -20%


Bureau of Worker-Owned Cooperatives Bureau of Worker-Owned Cooperatives
Rare
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The people need somewhere they feel comfortable sharing ideas to help economise during production!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Icon book uncommon 0

Certificate of Industrial Standard
Rare

You can make everything on the cheap, and no-one has to know.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Chance of Fire: +30%
Copperplate Printer Copperplate Printer
Rare
DLC Required
The Anarchist
A new and better printing machine helps distribute labour notes to workers at no maintenance cost!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Double Iron Grillwork

Double Iron Grillwork
Rare

Reduces the risk of fire, and looks nice.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Attractiveness: +2
Chance of Fire: -40%
Icon book uncommon 0

Fire Prevention Directive
Rare

An investment that provides your people with the ways and means to combat a blaze.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +10%
Chance of Fire: -50%
ForkTuN8 Mk.1 ForkTuN8 Mk.1
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
This unpredictable prototype was originally built to gain an unfair advantage at steam car races.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +15%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce Force: +10
Crafting Cost
Scrap 10 Scrap
Wood 15 Wood
Chassis 3 Chassis
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Heat Activated CTC Grenade

Heat Activated CTC Grenade
Rare

Very good at putting out fires.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Chance of Fire -90%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce Force: +6
Huge Bag of Money

Huge Bag of Money
Rare

Life-changing sums of free money!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings when activated
When activated
Workforce Needed -15%
Chance of Riots -90%
Duration:02:00:00
Destroyed after use
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +6
ImpersoN8r Nr. 531 ImpersoN8r Nr. 531
Rare
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Some say there's a tiny boy inside pulling the levers...
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -15%
Crafting Cost
Scrap 15 Scrap
Light bulb 3 Light Bulbs
Filaments 10 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Iron Factory Bell

Iron Factory Bell
Rare

Once heard, cannot be unheard.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Steam Turbine

Steam Turbine
Rare

A safe source of electric power.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +75%
Chance of Explosions: +50%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +45
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can be normally affected by power plants


Bekonin, Spirit of Liberty Bekonin, Spirit of Liberty
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
A man with an infectious, impetuous and impassioned urge for action.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Workforce Needed: -25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +50
Iron Factory Bell

Extremely Loud Bell
Epic

A worker's gift. "Just in case you have to wake us up, boss. We can be bunch of sleepyheads sometimes..."
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Workforce Needed: -50%
Feras Alsarami, the Persuader

Feras Alsarami, the Persuader
Epic

Feras' voice puts people in a comforting trance, letting them lead happier, more focused and productive lives.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +50%
Maintenance Cost: -10%
Workforce Needed: -10%
Chance of Riots: -20%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionDiplomacy Diplomacy: +20
Trait: Hypnotist
Icon book rare 0

Fizgig's Fabulous Fireproofing Failsafe
Epic

Better factory materials cost more money, but it's bound to be worth it in the end, argues Lord Fizgig.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +15%
Chance of Fire: -70%
ForkTuN8 Mk.2 ForkTuN8 Mk.2
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
A reinforced variant, which in spite of the minor combustion risk, takes all the labour out of warehouse work.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce Force: +20
Crafting Cost
Scrap 20 Scrap
Wood 10 Wood
Chassis 5 Chassis
Caoutchouc 10 Caoutchouc
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Hall of Mutualist Ideologies Hall of Mutualist Ideologies
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
An airy space, not at all empty, but brimming with ideas for economisation! Self-sufficiency; over-abundance! Those are the topics for discussion at this venue's very functional table.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -25%
Workforce Needed: -40%
Iron and Glass Grillwork

Iron and Glass Grillwork
Epic

Reduces the risk of fire, and looks divine.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Attractiveness: +3
Chance of Fire: -50%
Oxford Electrical Bell

Oxford Electrical Bell
Epic

Shirkers begone! The shrill cry of a new day has sounded!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -20%
Workforce Needed: -40%
Pertwee's Turbo Generator

Pertwee's Turbo Generator
Epic

A highly-efficient and safe source of electrical power!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: +50%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +60
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can be normally affected by power plants
Printing Press Printing Press
Epic
DLC Required
The Anarchist
The labour notes are now so beautifully typeset and presented, they really look like they're worth something! A sign of the wonders of anarchy to come!
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +25%
Workforce Needed: -40%
SubordiN8 Nr. 360 SubordiN8 Nr. 360
Epic
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Compensates for its faithfulness in performing simple human tasks by being wilfully blind.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -30%
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap 15 Nice Scrap
Light bulb 5 Light Bulbs
Work clothes 5 Work Clothes
Filaments 15 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Icon book rare 0

Von Malching's Labour Law Proposal
Epic

Von Malching fought hard at the council to ensure children might also enjoy supervisory roles in factories.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Maintenance Cost: -50%
Chance of Fire: +40%


Angela "Meg" Iver, The Polyvalent

Angela "Meg" Iver, The Polyvalent
Legendary

Angela has an astonishing intellect, but it's her capacity to improvise that makes her really sparkle.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -20%
Provides electricity
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionCrafting Crafting: +55
ExpeditionMedicine Medicine: +25
Trait: Diver
This item can provide electricity only to buildings that can be normally affected by power plants
ForkTuN8 Mk.3 - Very ForktuN8 Indeed ForkTuN8 Mk.3 - Very ForktuN8 Indeed
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
Old Nate's baby. Prone to the odd tantrum, but provides the lift everyone needs in times of logistical disconsolation.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Productivity: +35%
Expedition Bonus
ExpeditionForce Force: +30
Crafting Cost
Nice Scrap 20 Nice Scrap
Timber 20 Timber
Chassis 10 Chassis
Steam motors 3 Steam Motors
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney
Human IncarN8 Nr. 9 Human IncarN8 Nr. 9
Legendary
DLC Required
Sunken Treasures
The nearest thing Nate has to a companion. Unlike a human servant, it won't complain when he kicks it for setting things on fire.
Trade Union Equipped in Trade Union

Affects All Production Buildings
Effects
Workforce Needed: -50%
Crafting Cost
Special Scrap 15 Special Scrap
Light bulb 5 Light Bulbs
Work clothes 10 Work Clothes
Filaments 15 Filaments
Source: crafting at Old Nate's workshop in Cape Trelawney



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