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What is this device on my pl-12X?

Posted: 10 Oct 2018 02:56
by jsybert
just took possession of a pl-12x... and i'm just not sure what this device is as the 12-d manuals don't seem to list it...

https://i.imgur.com/LFY8qvT.jpg

i've tried a bit of googling.. but need some assistance.

thanks!!

Re: What is this device on my pl-12X?

Posted: 10 Oct 2018 03:15
by musicmn
Hi, it looks like a base and spindle for some type of dust cleaning arm. These dust busters as some were called had a long arm with a brush or roller brush on it. They would track in front of the stylus to pick up any dust, dirt, ect that's in the grooves. I can't tell you what brand this base is from so just Google record dust cleaning arm or something like that and I'm sure a bunch of info will pop up. You might be able to match up that base to pictures that come up on the web. I hope this helps.

Re: What is this device on my pl-12X?

Posted: 10 Oct 2018 03:21
by jsybert
ahh.. kinda cool.. thank you for the info! i'll see if i can find a picture of the original that came on here.. nice table so far btw....

https://i.imgur.com/VGSNFlE.jpg

Re: What is this device on my pl-12X?

Posted: 10 Oct 2018 03:30
by jsybert
ah well.. it seems it's an aftermarket add-on.. stuck down pretty with adhesive. reckon i'll leave it for now so i don't have another job to do (cleaning off however-old adhesive :shock: )

thank you for the info.. it's good to know!!