If you're handy and it's not urgent, perhaps you can obtain a 12-inch
tonearm (eBay?) and make a DIY plinth in which to mount your existing
On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 1:29 PM rewallace <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Have you thought of using a Westrex or similar lathe set up for playback
> and nslof master to digital as laststep? Perhaps Sony/Phillips SuperAudio
> decided to best preserve the audio. Then playback using the digital copy
> and put the original 16" disks in a vault. Sent from the Absolute Elsewhere
> -------- Original message --------From: Adrian Cosentini <
> [log in to unmask]> Date: 2/15/21 10:32 AM
> (GMT-08:00) To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 16"
> Transcription Turntables No way that will handle a 16" disc. The tonearm
> base is way too close and the tonearm isn't long enough. Plus the strobe
> light and the controls are higher than the turntable. However, it looks
> like a great turntable for everything else.
> http://audiotransformations.sawneybean.com/ On Monday, February 15,
> 2021, 12:02:32 PM EST, Jeff Willens <[log in to unmask]> wrote: Are
> there any off-the-shelf turntables available these days that can handle 16"
> transcription discs AND commercial 78 RPM records? I've been asked to find
> some possibilities, but NOT a high-end audiophile model.I'm wondering if
> the Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB can handle 16" discs. It looks like it can,
> but perhaps someone here has some experience with it. This would be ideal
> if it checks out.
> Jeff Willens