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Old 17th October 2007, 08:48 AM   #1
Peppe is offline Peppe  Italy
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Hello,

my diy experience is only about electronics... but in an intalian HiFi show, last weekend, I saw this interesting thing... I think inspired by musical instruments. The arm is a bow for violin ...
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Old 17th October 2007, 08:53 AM   #2
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The motor (sorry, no pictures) was a old Pioneer (or somethings else) with quartz control...
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Old 20th October 2007, 03:04 AM   #3
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Default very nice...

I bet it sounded nice too.

Altmann micro machines site have links to other "Altmannesque" builders, and one used a bow for an arm..

the Altman DIY turntable and original arm:
http://www.altmann.haan.de/turntable/

the bow arm:
http://www.freewebs.com/stereobass/funwithtonearms.htm
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Old 22nd October 2007, 09:12 AM   #4
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I had no time to listen...

BTW: Very Interesting how mutch things could be used for a DIY turntable: knitting-needle, motor-bikes parts, etc.

For now I am working on my phono preamp, then I can start building a turntable... mmm... need to think...

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