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Old 24th Sep 2019, 9:33 pm   #13
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Default Re: Vintage Radio and Phonograph cutter schematic

Originally Posted by ms660 View Post
I wouldn't bother trying to get a better frequency response etc out of it, it is what it is and that's assuming the crystal is ok which it might not be, both in the cutter and the pickup.

Radiomuseum has some info to download on the X-26 crystal cutter:

Sure. Was just playing with a thought... downloaded the astatic head pdf. On the Meissner, the resistor and the capacitor goint to the cutter head, i think it is a 27kOhm and .1uf in series....the Astatic manual is referring to a 50kOhm coupled/ paralell with the .01 uf cap.. that is interesting...

will deal with the cutting head at very last...

Thanks Lawrence!
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