Thursday, March 7, 2013
Berlin Trivia and Vintage Studio Porn - David Bowie meets Herbert Von Karajan
There is also another microscope on the left to control the grooves.
For convinience this can be viewed on a video monitor as well, all analog of course..
A dummy lacquer disc is on the lathe. In order to hold it firmly there is a vacuum pump sucking the disc to the platter.
Otherwise it would be pushed away from the force of the cutting head. In production the readily cut disc is put in to a metal transport container as fast as possible, to be transferred to the record pressing company.
A close up of the platter with the holes allowing the vacuum pump to do its job.
Posted by twogoodears at 3/07/2013 10:25:00 AM