Garrard Synchro lab motor repair for Zero 100 SB turntable

By combining induction techniques for torque and synchronous operation for speed precision, Garrard produced a motor which was revolutionary for its time.

Garrard Synchro-lab motor
Garrard Synchro-lab motor

An unfortunate moment of butter fingers led to the demise of this one when I dropped the turntable it was inside.  Weighing in at 3/4 of a kilo it fell hard. Hopefully I can fix it. Continue reading “Garrard Synchro lab motor repair for Zero 100 SB turntable”

A DC PSX like power socket for Mission Cyrus One

My Mission Cyrus One amplifier does not have the DC Power socket that you find on the Cyrus Two for attachment of a PSX external power supply. It would be just above the logo next to the tape out socket, but here it is clearly missing.

Cyrus One sans DC Socket
Cyrus One sans DC Socket

The amplifiers are similar, so perhaps I could fit a socket to my Cyrus One? But is it a good idea? Continue reading “A DC PSX like power socket for Mission Cyrus One”