[Phono-L] Last Edison factory gets a reprieve

2016-10-11 Thread Greg Bogantz via Phono-L
Here's an interesting article about how the last of the original unrestored Edison factory buildings in West Orange, NJ is avoiding being demolished and is being given a new lease on life:

Re: [Phono-L] C-4 DD stylus

2018-02-16 Thread Greg Bogantz via Phono-L
    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

Re: [Phono-L] Looking for a 1941 RCA crystal phonograph cartridge

2018-04-24 Thread Greg Bogantz via Phono-L
Thanks, Greg.  How does one subscribe to the group? *From:* Phono-L <phono-l-boun...@oldcrank.org> on behalf of Greg Bogantz via Phono-L <phono-l@oldcrank.org> *Sent:* Monday, April 23, 2018 12:53 AM *To:* Richard Rubin via Phono-L *Cc:* Greg Bogantz *Subject:* Re: [Phono-L

Re: [Phono-L] Looking for a 1941 RCA crystal phonograph cartridge

2018-04-22 Thread Greg Bogantz via Phono-L
    You might also want to post this request to the Electrola group on Yahoo that specializes in the early electronic phonos of all makes.  We pretty much discuss everything up thru the 1950s and later. email to:  electr...@yahoogroups.com Greg Bogantz On 4/22/2018 6:24 PM, Richard Rubin

Re: [Phono-L] Columbia Grafonola - electric motor question

2019-11-06 Thread Greg Bogantz via Phono-L
    Ron has a good point. Most of the early electric motors that were used in the first electrified phonographs were of the "universal" type.  I seem to remember seeing this type in the early Columbia electrics. Meaning they had windings of wire in both the armature and in the stator magnets.