Wasserman, Robert A - WHS wrote:
> A suggestion, most modern turntables are not flat enough for these
> discs, place a piece of board or cardboard similar in size and shape of
> the disc with a hole in it to create a flat surface. You might need a
> small piece of tape on the back (if one sided) or near the edge if
> cardboard surface is too slippery.
> Robert Wasserman
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> Sound Archives Proj. Asst./Lead Tech.
> Wisconsin Historical Society
Or a "dog" LP (Ken Griffin, 101 Strings etc).
> Dear Barbara Need,
> If the disc is translucent green vinyl, it may be a Soundscriber
> disc. These were 33.3 rpm microgroove, so you should try to play it
> as if it were an LP. Pray that it hasn't warped; if it has, you may
> need to send it to someone with excellent equipment and much experience.
> Sincerely, Richard
> At 02:59 PM 7/17/2007, you wrote:
>> I have been asked to get a digital transfer from what I believe to
>> be a "Flexi disc" (thin green plastic /vinyl disc with a square
>> hole). The only complication is that, as far as I can tell, these
>> were LPs and, therefore, no earlier than 1948. The date on the disc,
>> however, is '43. We have an osmium stylus (which we use for
>> 78s) and a diamond stylus (which we use for LPs). What stylus
>> should I use for playback? (And if you have recommendations for
>> adding to my stylus supply, I would welcome that as well, though I
>> may not be able to do anything about it just yet.)
>> Barbara Need