We use the exact same scope at UNT and it has worked very well. It has software that lets you take pictures and tools for making measurements. With a little math it’s a very inexpensive way to measure groove width.
David Huff, M.M.
Sound Preservationist, Music Library
Doctoral Candidate in Music Theory, College of Music
University of North Texas
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> On Aug 6, 2018, at 2:59 PM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks for that info, Corey. Street price on that unit is less than $80!!! Amazon has it.
> Does it work well? If it does, it's a steal.
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
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> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Corey Bailey
> Sent: Monday, August 06, 2018 3:17 PM
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] phono stylus magnifier
> Hi Ben,
> You may want to look at the Celestron Digital Microscope Pro. I have one
> and use it to view styli, record grooves, etc. Street price is $120.00
> but you can find one for less.
> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
>> On 8/6/2018 9:26 AM, 6295LARGE wrote:
>> Hello everybody.
>> I need some recommendations for a small stylus magnifier.
>> If you can quote an approximate price, that would be great.