Neither moving magnet, nor moving coil, nor moving iron...what is it? The UNUSUALsystem is calledstrain gauge, based on old vintage CD4 Panasonic/Matsushita cartridges. Here you are some pics of the Panasonic demodulator...
...a new version of its legendary SP10 turntable...
SP-10R features a 7kg brass, rubber and aluminium platter, a careless direct drive motor, and power supply separated from the platter to further minimise noise and vibration. The news follows the recent revamp of Technics iconic SL-1200 turntables, which were released in April 2017.
Here some pictures of the replacing of the old bearings with full ceramic ones with...
...a "dry treatment":
Dry Lightning Lube LBT Dry Lube has been accepted and is widely used in
many industrial applications since the 1960's. Our Ultra Dry Lightning
Lube process is available for all metal parts and eliminates the need
for using any grease or oil. Bearings, gears, chains and more can now be
run completely dry, no more mess! Ultra Dry Lightning Lube can be used
with all greases, fuels and oils to extend the life even further. Most
radial bearing sizes can be processed for $15 each".
Looking for a way to replace myoldrubbermatand, at the sametime, improvethe performance of myL 75I tried a variety of materials, including PAPERSTONE.
Paperstone (the name explains itself) is made by sheets of paper that, once saturated, are fused together under heat and pressure; this cross-links the resin polymer in all three directions producing a
dense, homogeneous and essentially non-porous composite product.
Here some pictures of the mat...