Playing 78’s on my modern turntable

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The Ortofon OM carts are a great value for playing Diamond Discs (~$50 - $70, new with stylus). They sound good with their "DJ S" stylus (I use a custom stylus for Pathés). I don't believe I rewired the cart for playing verticals but the turntable is plugged into a mixer with a mono switch. The mixer is a fairly inexpensive DJ type, Numark M6 and it has USB output for direct digital recording. Here's a short video to demonstrate the setup I described, most of the videos on my YouTube channel playing DD's use this same setup.

https://youtu.be/TUoCJHKnkLs

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BillH_NJ wrote: It isn’t the perfect solution, but you can also add an Esoteric Sound Re-equalizer
I have the Esoteric Re-EQ III which I think is nice unit, well built and sonically transparent when switched in, which I ascertain when playing early mono LP's through it.

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:oops:
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Edisonfan wrote:I did not expect all this when I posted this thread and video? I was merely trying too say that I having been playing records on my modern turntable instead of my Victrola . I am not looking for advice, or recommendations. I am okay with using my iPhone and SHURE microphone. Which has special audio software that I had too download in order too use the mic. If I had wanted advice, I would have asked for it, but I didn’t. Sorry for sounding annoyed, but I am.

All I wanted was hey that’s a cool idea!
Don't be annoyed :D Be pleased :D Your innocent post has resulted in lots of good vibes :ugeek:

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Edisonfan wrote:I did not expect all this when I posted this thread and video? I was merely trying too say that I having been playing records on my modern turntable instead of my Victrola . I am not looking for advice, or recommendations. I am okay with using my iPhone and SHURE microphone. Which has special audio software that I had too download in order too use the mic. If I had wanted advice, I would have asked for it, but I didn’t. Sorry for sounding annoyed, but I am.

All I wanted was hey that’s a cool idea!

Awe, that's too bad that people are trying be helpful and supportive. Your lack of appreciation for their attention and polite suggestions is what annoys me. Recall for a moment, the sympathy and support you received here when you announced that you once again lost your job!
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JerryVan wrote:
Edisonfan wrote:I did not expect all this when I posted this thread and video? I was merely trying too say that I having been playing records on my modern turntable instead of my Victrola . I am not looking for advice, or recommendations. I am okay with using my iPhone and SHURE microphone. Which has special audio software that I had too download in order too use the mic. If I had wanted advice, I would have asked for it, but I didn’t. Sorry for sounding annoyed, but I am.

All I wanted was hey that’s a cool idea!

Awe, that's too bad that people are trying be be helpful and supportive. Your lack of appreciation for their attention and polite suggestions is what annoys me. Recall for a moment, the sympathy and support you received here when you announced that you once again lost your job!
Don't be annoyed :D Be pleased :D This innocent post has resulted in lots of good vibes :ugeek:

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:oops:

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Edisonfan wrote::oops:
Don't be unless this is irony ? :lol:

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No, I can’t delete a thread that received a response.

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