Geometry is wrong for it to play verticals in a lateral pickup. Do a search on “Hughes Stylus” for an example of something that does.
Sent from my iPhone -- Peter pjfra...@mac.com > On Feb 16, 2018, at 4:52 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > Was told that it is an Edison product. The little jar it is in has the > number6927 on it. > > Ron L > > From: Phono-L [mailto:phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org] On Behalf Of Greg Bogantz > via Phono-L > Sent: Friday, February 16, 2018 5:56 PM > To: Ron L'Herault via Phono-L > Cc: Greg Bogantz > Subject: Re: [Phono-L] C-4 DD stylus > > I don't think that playing DDs is what this stylus was intended to do. > To be effective for playing vertical cut discs with a lateral pickup, the > stylus assembly has to have the tip considerably offset to the side relative > to the line of the shank. This allows the assembly to be a lever that > translates vertical motion to lateral motion. This stylus looks like an > early jeweled tip intended for lateral pickups or reproducers. > > Greg Bogantz > > > > > On 2/16/2018 3:20 PM, Ron L'Herault via Phono-L wrote: > Could the stylus in the attached image be for an Edison C-4 to allow it to > play Diamond Discs? > > Ron L > > > > _______________________________________________ > Phono-L mailing list > http://phono-l.org > Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org > > > <image001.jpg> > Virus-free. www.avast.com > > _______________________________________________ > Phono-L mailing list > http://phono-l.org > Unsubscribe: phono-l-unsubscr...@oldcrank.org
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