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dvd player like a record player

a dvd player that looks and works like a record player(without skips)
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Just put the dvd on the turn table and pull the arm over that has the laser where the needle is normaly. When its done pull the arm over and put another one on:-)
nuttyideas, Nov 01 2002

Geegawed out turntable http://www.michell-.../michell_gyrose.jpg
02 Nov 02 | [46KB image] [bristolz, Oct 17 2004]

ELP Laser turntable http://www.stereoti...om/turn030300.shtml
The reverse of this idea, kind of. A turntable which plays records by reading them optically - only $13,500
And thanks [bristolz] for a picture of a turntable which has the same arm as mine. [hippo, Oct 17 2004, last modified Aug 01 2007]

(?) Verbatim Digital Vinyl http://www.verbatim...ucts.cfm?pro_id=393
It would look really cool playing one of these [krelnik, Oct 17 2004]

Run-out groove noise simulating CD player Run-out_20groove_20...ating_20CD_20player
[hippo, Aug 02 2007]


       Especially if it were all geegawed out like some of the really high-end audiophile turntables.
bristolz, Nov 02 2002

       [hippo] the turntable just above the one you mention in your link is $20,500. Goodness.
bristolz, Nov 02 2002

       I assume the "tone arm" would just be for show and the actual laser would be underneath, for various mechanical and reliability reasons. If so, this player would look really cool playing a CD burned onto Verbatim's new novelty media. (See link).
krelnik, Nov 02 2002

       Just *try* to read the label as it spins at 200-500 RPM! (recovering from blur-induced prototype headache)
Cedar Park, Feb 04 2003

       Is it possible to read one at 33 RPM?
krelnik, Feb 04 2003

       um...let me check...this one says... Possibly...If...You...Tilt...Your... Head...At...The...Right...Time...
Cedar Park, Feb 04 2003

       Nice turntable, [hippo], but for that price you should at least be able to listen to King Crimson records as well...
snarfyguy, Feb 04 2003

       // Just *try* to read the label as it spins at 200-500 RPM! //   

       Have a little strobe light to illuminate the label, making it appear stationary (or rotate slowly).
benjamin, Dec 21 2003

       I was only thinking, the other day, that the sound effect of a soothing piece of music ending with the sound of a needle scratching across the grooves to signify the end of someones day-dream would be of no meaning to the younger generation.   

       This device would need to have that sound effect, and then the world could rest easier.
Ling, Aug 01 2007

       I want that ELP - I've recently had to transfer a variety of 33's, 78's and unidentified shellacs and acetates to digital. This would have helped a lot. So would [Ling]'s mod.
wagster, Aug 01 2007

       [Ling] - see link
hippo, Aug 02 2007

       Yes, that one, too!
Ling, Aug 03 2007


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