Actually it isn't a 930 on anything, and having owned both I should
know. The 927 preceded the 930 by several years. The speed issue is best
addressed by an outboard supply, agreed, but this is no more faff than
would be needed for any other solution.
On 16/02/2021 09:11, Shai Drori wrote:
> There is a Fairchild lathe TT on eBay right now. As for the EMT927, it is a
> weird beast. It's a 930 on steroids but what makes it not suitable for
> transfer work is its speed control mechanism. The motor actually spins the
> platter slightly faster with a felt pad that is pressed against the
> underside of the inner platter to slow it down to the correct speed. It is
> very noticeable on the audio output. There is a German engineer that
> maintains them and he devised a speed control box that varies the Hz going
> to the motor to make the speed be correct.
> Shai Drori
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> On Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 10:34 AM Ted Kendall <
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>> True enough, but I didn't pay stupid money for mine, /N /years ago. They
>> are actually pretty maintainable. Other than that, use a Technics
>> SP10/15 with an auxiliary platter.
>> On 16/02/2021 01:26, Corey Bailey wrote:
>>> The EMT 927 is a massive, but great, turntable & hard to find. Parts
>>> are nearly unobtainium & curiously, it uses an idler wheel. Then, you
>>> have to have the space for the thing which is why I only considered
>>> the disc cutting lathe route for a hot minute or so.
>>> My $0.02
>>> Corey Bailey Audio Engineering
>>> On 2/15/2021 3:08 PM, Ted Kendall wrote:
>>>> EMT 927
>>>> On 15/02/2021 22:50, Jeff Willens wrote:
>>>>> Well, I hadn’t really considered getting a Westrex lathe. If I can’t
>>>>> find a turntable, I’m not sure I’ll find a lathe to do disc transfers.