[78-L] Stylus for RCA Home Recording Disc

David Lennick dlennick at sympatico.ca
Wed Sep 4 20:11:58 PDT 2013

At least a 5, I'd say.


On 9/1/2013 7:39 PM, Sammy Jones wrote:
> Playing an RCA Home Recording disc with an Eddie Cantor show from December
> 1935 tonight.  The largest stylus I have is a 3.25 mil Stanton TE.  The
> sound is actually not too bad with some EQ tweaking.  The disc is 12", has
> and orange and black RCA Victor star label, and has H-500-3 stamped in the
> run-out area.
> Here's a photo:
> http://tinyurl.com/q3yphwx
> I'm assuming I need to get a 4 or 5 mil stylus to play this correctly.
> Anyone care to share recommendations on success or failure in transferring
> these things with variouis stylus sizes?  I need some recommendations before
> I drop 165 bucks for a specialty stylus.
> Thanks,
> Sammy Jones
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