What Turntable is This?

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Re: Can anyone identify this turntable?

Post by vinyl master » 27 Sep 2018 00:13

Ain't it strange how a turntable on a record cover leads to a whole 'nuther discussion? :-k :lol:

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Re: Can anyone identify this turntable?

Post by cafe latte » 27 Sep 2018 00:17

vinyl master wrote:Ain't it strange how a turntable on a record cover leads to a whole 'nuther discussion? :-k :lol:
:lol: Non of my parties looked that much fun, what was I doing wrong? Ahh clearly I have the wrong turntable #-o girls dont dig DD's maybe? :D
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Re: Can anyone identify this turntable?

Post by Phono-lover » 27 Sep 2018 00:23

I was very curious about this recording format. Using 35 mm film to record audio is very clever. Does the OP have this album? How does it sound?
From the back of the album cover:

The use of 4-channel 35mm film instead of conventional magnetic tape is responsible for the radical improvement in sound quality that can be heard on this record. Because of the greater film width each recording track is 2 1/2 times the track width on conventional tape. This extra-wide track results in a greatly improved signal to noise ratio and a consequent reduction of hiss to the point where it is virtually inaudible.

Like movie film, 35mm film is sprocket driven , it moves across the recording head in a timed loop which permits a very fine control of the speed. As a result disturbances due to speed fluctuations – wow and flutter – are reduced to a level that even the most sensitive ear cannot detect.

Finally 35mm is more than three times as thick as ordinary magnetic tape, for this reason. tape print thru which is the undesirable transfer of sound from one turn to another on a tape roll, is eliminated along with other spurious noises.

The original 35mm film ‘takes’ were made with a custom guilt Westrex console and Westrex RA 1552 film recorders. To cut the record masters, the tape was played back on a Westrex RA 1551 film transport.

The signal was passed through Pultec equalizers and 200 watt McIntosh amplifiers into a Westrex 3A stereo cutter mounted on a Scully lathe for the stereo version and a similarily mounted Miller cutter for the monaural version.

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Re: Can anyone identify this turntable?

Post by themisto462 » 27 Sep 2018 08:08

Coffee Phil wrote:Hi themisto462,

Did you just edit and add the picture?

Now I'm closer to the Rondine 2 which has a painted steel motor board. Your picture shows wood on top and straight sides on the plinth. The Rondine 2 has a wooden plinth which is wider at the top and the OP's picture looks to me like that.

PS: I just went to the library and the N34-H there seems to have a painted metal motor board so I don't know.

Phil
Hi Phil.

Your doubts are justified, I just chose the wrong picture - of a K-34H... .

This picture looks more like a N-34H:
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Best regards.

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Re: What Turntable is This?

Post by meitsi » 28 Sep 2018 11:33

Got this turntable from my dad, apparently National Panasonic SL1100X from 70s but it has very weird looking serial number. Any information about this turntable, some super rare individual? :roll:

https://i.imgur.com/pvtkmZP.png
https://i.imgur.com/IsMkWiU.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/SEcuZhQ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/U4yGczF.jpg

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Re: What Turntable is This?

Post by JaS » 28 Sep 2018 15:18

meitsi wrote:Got this turntable from my dad, apparently National Panasonic SL1100X from 70s but it has very weird looking serial number. Any information about this turntable, some super rare individual? :roll:
https://i.imgur.com/SEcuZhQ.jpg
Definitely an SL-1100 from around 1973
https://www.hifiengine.com/manual_libra ... ereo.shtml

The Technics branded version came as the SL-110 (without tonearm), SL-1100 (with tonearm) or the SL-1100AC (with strobe).

I'm guessing the 'X' on your deck means it came without an arm, hence someone fitting the ubiquitous SME 3009?

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Anyone knows what turntable is this¿?

Post by SebasMLL » 16 Oct 2018 15:15

https://imgur.com/a/GZSVZa0 i found this turntable on my dad house. There's no brand on it and he don't remember where he get it. Any suggest?

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Re: Anyone knows what turntable is this¿?

Post by JoeE SP9 » 16 Oct 2018 16:01

How about a better picture or pictures?
As a guess it appears to be a CEC OEM TT.

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Re: Anyone knows what turntable is this¿?

Post by AceDeuce73 » 16 Oct 2018 16:13

Possibly Soundlab clone/copy of Technics SL-1200

http://audiokarma.org/forums/index.php? ... cs.741268/

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Re: Anyone knows what turntable is this¿?

Post by SebasMLL » 16 Oct 2018 17:06

gallery/image/42639/mediumgallery/image/42638/medium its exactly this one, if its a replic anyone knows the specs?

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Re: Anyone knows what turntable is this¿?

Post by JaS » 16 Oct 2018 18:04

It's a SoundLab DL-P2, but sorry I don't know the specs.

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Re: What Turntable is This?

Post by Alec124c41 » 24 Oct 2018 03:53

JaS wrote:
28 Sep 2018 15:18
meitsi wrote:Got this turntable from my dad, apparently National Panasonic SL1100X from 70s but it has very weird looking serial number. Any information about this turntable, some super rare individual? :roll:
https://i.imgur.com/SEcuZhQ.jpg
Definitely an SL-1100 from around 1973
https://www.hifiengine.com/manual_libra ... ereo.shtml

The Technics branded version came as the SL-110 (without tonearm), SL-1100 (with tonearm) or the SL-1100AC (with strobe).

I'm guessing the 'X' on your deck means it came without an arm, hence someone fitting the ubiquitous SME 3009?
No, the SME 3009 was a latter modification. That slot in the front corner was for the original arm lift lever, and there is a hole for the original armrest.
The Lenco-Clean is not commonly seen, either.
Serial number 000001, though - that's special.

Cheers,
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Re: What Turntable is This?

Post by dahoo » 09 Nov 2018 19:51

Can anyone identify this turntable? my friend is having a hard time finding a cartridge for it. it doesn't have traditional counter weight, or tonearm height adjustment. many cartridges he tried are too high for it. There is not much info on the body except made in Germany inside.
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Re: What Turntable is This?

Post by Spinner45 » 09 Nov 2018 21:11

dahoo wrote:
09 Nov 2018 19:51
Can anyone identify this turntable? my friend is having a hard time finding a cartridge for it. it doesn't have traditional counter weight, or tonearm height adjustment. many cartridges he tried are too high for it. There is not much info on the body except made in Germany inside.

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Thanks!
Looks like a Philips "AF" series player.
But those use a ceramic cartridge, not magnetic.

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Re: What Turntable is This?

Post by themisto462 » 09 Nov 2018 22:42

dahoo wrote:
09 Nov 2018 19:51
Can anyone identify this turntable? my friend is having a hard time finding a cartridge for it. it doesn't have traditional counter weight, or tonearm height adjustment. many cartridges he tried are too high for it. There is not much info on the body except made in Germany inside.

Thanks!
It looks like the RFT Ziphona Decent 806 - made in the former German Democratic Republic.
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I have read, that the genuine system was the RFT KSS0163, but a suitable replacement would be the RFT KS22
(W x H x D : 16 x 13 x 28mm).
http://www.005-elektronik.de/005-shop/i ... /386_0.jpg
http://www.005-elektronik.de/005-shop/i ... /386_1.jpg
http://www.005-elektronik.de/005-shop/i ... /386_2.jpg
(Pictures from the web)

Regards.

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