Expert Stylus are great. Just made another order from them. If you
haven't purchased a cartridge yet , may I suggest the Shure m44-7? Have
been using it for almost 15 years now. Excellent results.
בתאריך 12/12/13 1:54 AM, ציטוט Eric Jacobs:
> Some comments:
> 1. In priority order, the styli you will need are: a 2.5, 2.8 and 2.3 mil
> stylus. Get a "truncated elliptical" stylus shape (as opposed to
> "elliptical" or "conical") if you can. If you can't get "truncated
> elliptical", get "elliptical". We use Expert Stylus in the UK to supply
> our cartridges and styli.
> 2. WWII era discs may include glass-base discs (super fragile) that look
> just like aluminum-base discs to the untrained eye - I have some somewhat
> nerdish info here on ETs:
> 3. You may want to consider adding a 16-inch platter on top of the 12-inch
> platter - this will reduce resonance of the outer 2 inches of the disc
> during playback. A 16-inch platter can also help with cleaning 16-inch
> glass discs, which are very fragile (see photo albums above).
> 4. Consider upgrading to the 12-inch S-260 MK II tonearm for use with the
> Rondine 3 turntable - this will have less tracking error than the S-240
> tonearm, and is the ideal tonearm length for a 16-inch disc. Both the
> S-240 and S-260 tonearms provide vertical adjustment of the tonearm base,
> which will allow using a 16-inch support platter.
> 5. Do you have a record cleaning machine that can handle 16-inch discs?
> Eric Jacobs
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> Burlingame, CA 94010
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> On 12/10/13 8:28 AM, "Klara Foeller" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hey colleagues,
>> I'm in the market for an affordable archival turntable, the ET turntable
>> I currently have has a bad bearing and is probably 60 years old. From
>> threads I've read on this listserv, I've been thinking (and looking) at
>> the Rondine 3 turntable. I have some questions and PLEASE guys, don't go
>> all nerdish on me, I won't understand! I just need to know:
>> * Are all Rondine 3s the same with 10" tone arms; large enough for
>> 16" ETs (is the platter that large?).
>> * Is a "Rek-O-Cut" Rondine 3 any different? Or is it the same
>> * Am I correct that they adjust to any speed?
>> * Am I correct that they have interchangeable needle cartridges?
>> * What is the optimal needle cartridge for WWII era ET recordings?
>> I'm not sure what's in the machine we're using, but it's been doing an
>> excellent job.
>> * Any vendor recommendations?
>> I probably won't be digitizing music 78s for a long time; most everything
>> is already available anyway, I'm working mostly on radio, spoken word ET
>> s. Any pertinent observations or recommendations?
>> Klara Foeller, Curator,
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