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Volume control for an MP3 player?
RPM settings for turntable of record player.
Most turntables of the era had a 78 rpm speed, because lots of people still had old 78 records, like my parents.
My Dad was a classical music fanatic - we still have those maroon colored vinyl 78 rpms in the library.
I haven't seen "16" in a dog's age, but I still have ever 33 and 45 I've ever purchased. First 45, "No reply at all" from Genesis, first 33, "Dark side of the moon" from Pink Floyd!
Bought my first 45 sometime around 1963, could be a year either way, The Beatles, She Loves You, i'd have been 8 years old in 63.My much older (late) brother bought a Dansette Bermuda record player home for Mum and Dad from one of his early jaunts overseas wtih the Royal Navy, i wore that player out and replaced it later with a huge Radiogram i bought from an auction, that played my first Alice Cooper records and yes i'm still a Coop fan at 65 have almost everything he recorded on CD, too old for fannying about with downloads.Lew, England.
Should it not read 33-1/3?
33? I thought it was 33 & 1/3rdMy first 45 was Al Hibler singing "After the light's go down Low". Cost 89 cents. That was about a week's profit from my paper route.
I have a pile of old records, and nothing to play them on. I keep them for the cool album covers.
My first 45 was Sweet and I’m sure it was Fox on the run. My first album was Mott the Hoople All the young dudes. I don’t have any of my old records anymore.
My vintage Pioneer PL-570 has similar markings.
Mine has 78, 45, 33
Yep...putting it on 45 means all the big records sound like the Chipmunks are singing!!!
Where is 78 ????
Where's the reverse setting for checking out Beatle's conspiracies?
Of course I know what they're for. One setting makes The Mills Brothers sound like The Andrews Sisters, the other setting makes The Andrews Sisters sound like The Mills Brothers.
I knew what that was as soon as I saw it - a record player speed control.When I was a kid in the late 50's we had a stack of 78 rpm records a couple of feet high. They were all stuff from the 40's and early 50's that my parents liked. There were a lot of big-band hits and lots of singers like Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. There was one song on each side. Later, we got 45's and 33's. (Yes, it was indeed 33 1/3 rpm, but most turntable speed controls were labeled 33 for simplicity.) The turntable on the stereo we had in the 60's and early 70's also had the 16 rpm setting, but I never saw a record that used it.
RPM. When young we had a twenties wind-up with the big heavy platters. (No electricity required). But later we had an old record player with those three settings. Dang I had some classic old 45's too