quick turntable question
Sat Oct 17 20:35:45 EDT 2009
Sid Schweiger wrote:
>"Put them in a college radio station."
>Why? The well-equipped college stations use PC-based automation,
>and the poorly equipped ones have a 3.5mm pigtail coming out of the
>board for the students to hook up their laptops or MP3
>players. Turntables are as irrelevant today as cart machines.
What happened to the great vinyl resurgence that was supposedly being
embraced by this generation?
>Besides, the QRKs we're discussing in this thread (huge heavy
>platter driven by a rubber idler wheel), if firmly mounted on a
>solid base, produced so much rumble during playback that most
>stations stopped using them at least 30 years ago.
And this was before the rubber motor mounts got dry-rotted & the
motor just kind of hung there creating even more rumble.
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