Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Analogue Source Turntables, Tonearms, Cartridges, Phono Stages, Tuners, Tape Recorders, etc.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 15th September 2017, 02:29 PM   #1511
niffy is offline niffy  England
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Brighton
Hi DD,

I fear that your current design is going to suffer from lateral instability where the vertical arm rests on the two round rails. I think that the contact points in the grooves in the bearings are not going to be sufficiently rigid to prevent any lateral rotation at this point. (The groove will allow a little rotation before rolling) Any play in the bearings will also allow a small amount of lateral rotation. I would also recommend against ball race bearings if at all possible due to the aforementioned chatter.

Niffy
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gliding for 90 - mechanical linear tonearms: no airpump, no servo directdriver Analogue Source 33 3rd April 2016 11:40 PM
Angling of ports and/or drivers? Dave McReeferson Full Range 11 27th March 2012 07:45 PM
String suspension vs. uni pivot or gimball tonearms nghiep Analogue Source 26 13th August 2011 04:27 AM
Angling drivers left and right in a vertical line-array???? ozziozzi Multi-Way 12 16th January 2009 04:23 AM
Need Amp For 90-0-90 V DC Drafance007 Solid State 15 12th October 2003 08:03 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:30 PM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 15.00%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki