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Old 15th December 2008, 02:01 PM   #1
Cornelis Spronk is offline Cornelis Spronk  United Kingdom
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Default MagLev bearings for tonearm?

I just recieved an order of some Sunon MagLev fans.

I have an idea that it might be possible to strip down the fan and use the magnetically levitated bearing for a tonearm. It seems strong enough to support a tonearm. The bearing is of appropriate size and appears totally frictionless.

Unfortunately I do not have the workshop facilities to try it at the moment, so I am putting forward the idea for someone to try it.
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Old 15th December 2008, 02:38 PM   #2
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Strangely enough a friend of mine has been experimenting with just such an idea for some months now.
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