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woody 10th April 2004 10:25 AM

Strain Gauge pickup's
I have a win labs strain gauge cartrige from about 1980 or so
and 2 different power supplys. And back then Panisonick also
had a cheap (30$ or so)

My questions are would the 20 year old cartrige still sound ok!
Is the Panasonic strain gauge still available...



SY 10th April 2004 01:10 PM

The Panasonic is long gone and much lamented. The older cartridges may be OK, but the suspensions and damping will most likely be shot.

HDTVman 10th April 2004 02:48 PM

The Win Labs were very nice. I had two of them. The trouble I had with them was they were VERY easy to damage. Generally cantilever failure as I remember. As Sy said age will have taken it's toll.

Later BZ

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