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Old 30th March 2008, 04:03 PM   #11
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Hi,
Don't be discouraged by the lack of responses - a lot of silent observers here. I, for one, am VERY interested.

Keep up the good work.
Nice to hear!
I thought I was the only one here
Well, I'll keep posting.

A little test on the placement of the motor:

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And this will be the spacers between each record:

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Old 30th March 2008, 04:10 PM   #12
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What liquid will you be using?

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One part isopropanol, 7 parts distilled water, and a drop of detergent.


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Old 30th March 2008, 04:15 PM   #13
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Made a new set in glossy instead of clear acrylic. much better don't you think?
Oops, there should be frosted, not glossy

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Old 31st March 2008, 04:06 AM   #14
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A box for the motor is required :

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Old 31st March 2008, 04:14 AM   #15
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sweeet! Im getting jealous!
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Old 31st March 2008, 06:37 AM   #16
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Good to see an original design coming to life. Very well done !
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Old 31st March 2008, 10:08 AM   #17
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Thank you guys, for those kind words.
I'm very satisfied with the result so far. And I really believe in this project.

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Old 31st March 2008, 11:59 AM   #18
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Can one DIY an ultrasonic electrode ?
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Old 31st March 2008, 12:09 PM   #19
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I have some thoughts: Will not cause any problem if you clean another set of records in the same dirty water? Could perhaps a VTA-style record cleaner be combined with ultrasonic generator? Are the mist makers of those chinese indoor fountains usable for the purpose? I believe they also work on ultrasonic principle.
Anyway, congratulations for the nice acryl work!
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Old 31st March 2008, 12:11 PM   #20
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I agree with a previous poster, ultrasonics are VERY harsh.

They work by having sufficient intensity to cause cavitation in the liquid. Tiny bubbles forms and collapse, and this loosens dirt. But it also damages the surface, even on strong materials like glass or silicon. For example, if you use an ultrasonic cleaner on a substrate for thin film growth, you get a very poor quality film with many defects, as there are damage sites both on the surface and immediately below.

I would only consider ultrasonics for extremely dirty records that milder cleaning methods fail on; for most records the risk of irreversible damage is too great.
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