Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/22

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Subject: [Leica] Re:Img: International Music machine
From: len-1 at (Leonard Taupier)
Date: Sat Dec 22 20:44:37 2007
References: <> <024a01c8451d$0d8d95d0$0302a8c0@MacPhisto>


I have that on vinyl too. But if you want to hear something really  
impressive get the Robert Plant/Alison Krauss CD "Raising Sand". The  
drum beats in the 1st four cuts are awesome. I make sure my neighbors  
are away (the house next door) when I play it.


On Dec 22, 2007, at 11:33 PM, Christopher Williams wrote:

> I want one! It screams "Dark Side of the Moon"
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Leonard Taupier" Subject:  
> [Leica] Img: International Music machine
>> It's a very quiet night. Not a soul around. I had just finished   
>> talking to my daughter in Texas. (I'm in Pa.). I decided to listen  
>> to  some music, on vinyl. My living room was dark. Near the end of  
>> the  record I stood and went to see how soon I would have to lift  
>> the  stylus. As I looked down at the turntable it struck me. What  
>> a thing  of beauty. And made on three different continents. It  
>> deserves to be  photographed. So here it is.
>> <>
>> or
>> Here's the scoop.
>> The turntable is an Oracle made in Canada.
>> The tonearm is a SME IV.Vi made in the UK.
>> The cartridge is a Koetsu Urushi made in Japan.
>> The music is an American classic "Cosmo's Factory" by Creedence   
>> Clearwater Revival.
>> For you technicians.
>> Leica M8 and Noctilux at f1, ISO 1250 handheld at 1/6 sec. at a  
>> very  close distance. The music was playing during the shot.
>> I wish you all could listen to the record.
>> Oh, all the electronics are tube (valve) made in Minnesota. The   
>> speakers are made by Danish craftsmen. Beautiful to see and to  
>> listen  to.
>> Len
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Replies: Reply from octabod at (Luis Miguel Castañeda Navas) ([Leica] Re:Img: International Music machine)
In reply to: Message from len-1 at (Leonard Taupier) ([Leica] Img: International Music machine)
Message from leicachris at (Christopher Williams) ([Leica] Re:Img: International Music machine)