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I have many EDDs and that one is the only one that has no sound.


On Thu, Nov 7, 2019 at 12:04 PM Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I'm wondering if that record may have been played on an acoustic machine
> made for laterally-cut records, using a steel needle. That would have
> severely damaged the vertical modulation, and destroyed it with repeated
> plays. Many years ago, I had a book on antiques and collectibles that had a
> photo on the cover of a genuine Victrola playing an Edison Diamond Disc. As
> Toscanini used to say, "Ignorante."
>
> Of course, the record should not appear to be in excellent condition, if
> that's the case. But, I'm at a loss to explain this, otherwise.
>
> Best,
> Gary
>
> ____________________________
>
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
>
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>
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> "If you design an audio system based on the premise that nothing is
> audible,
> on that system nothing will be audible."
> G. Galo
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lou Judson
> Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2019 11:48 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [ARSCLIST] Trouble with Edison Diamond Disc
>
> I don’t do disc, only tape, but a though occurs - why not try it with a
> stereo cartridge wired for stereo and look at the waveform? Maybe that one
> is not vertical?
>
> <L>
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> 415-883-2689
>
> > On Nov 7, 2019, at 7:52 AM, 6295LARGE . <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > The cartridge is wired out of  phase.  That's why most of the other EDDs
> > play beautifully.
> > Thanks,
> > Ben
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 5:34 PM Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Dear Ben,
> >>
> >> Is your M44 stereo cartridge wired out-of-phase? It has to be that way
> to
> >> ensure optimal vertical pickup.
> >>
> >> DDR
>