Playback of Older Recordings
The following is information about equipment designed to play 78s and old LPs at the correct speed, with the correct stylus size and shape, and with the proper playback equalization. For further information, write to the companies listed below. Availability and prices subject to change. To see an equalization chart for old LPs and 78s, click here. If you have any information and(or) updates regarding vendors on this list, or ones that should be, let me know!
Audio 78 Archival Supplies
Proprietor: Jeff DuboffArchive Turntable Series All are customized Technics SL1200 direct-drive turntables, their top of the line available. All provide continuously variable speed from 15 to 120 rpm, with fixed settings at 33 and 45. All include premounted SME-type tone arm, cartridge shell, base, integrated digital speed readout to 0.1 RPM; Models 12 & 14 come with acrylic dust cover. Prices listed are for 115V 60Hz; units also available for 115/230V 50/60Hz.
Turntables are built to order, with delivery quoted at time of order. Typical delivery time is 4-6 weeks. Turntables require a US $600.00 deposit at time of order, with the balance due before delivery. Massachussetts residents add sales tax. Prices include ground shipment within continental USA.
Euro-TechTone arm included, cartridge not included unless otherwise noted. Information taken from Stereo Review's Stereo Buyers' Guide 1993 and subject to change. For further information contact the manufacturer at the provided address.
KAB Electro Acoustics
Proprietor: Kevin Barrett
Proprietor: Richard C. Burns
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