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Turntable ; Ferry Sound (ID = 2355021) R-Player Turntable ; Ferry Sound (ID = 2355354) R-Player
Turntable ; Ferry Sound (ID = 2355355) R-Player
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Turntable ; Ferry Sound (ID = 2355021) R-Player
Ferry Sound: Turntable [R-Player] ID = 2355021 1400x1273
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For model Turntable, Ferry Sound Industries; Adelaide S.A.
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Ferry Sound Industries; Adelaide S.A.
Year: 1939 ? Category: Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
Details Record Player (not changer)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 240 Volt
Power out
from Model: Turntable - Ferry Sound Industries;
Dimensions (WHD) 360 x 340 x 220 mm / 14.2 x 13.4 x 8.7 inch

The electric motor for the turntable was a unique 78RPM Syncronous motor that had to be started by hand. These,and the motors for the wire recorders, were made by Mr. Gilbert "Pop" Johnston of Beaulah Park in his garage foundry.

The pickup arm and head featured three adjustable feet on the twin ball-bearing pivot and telescopic rigid arms with the head pivoted at the end. Magnetic type pickups featured a grape seed, oil damped stylus.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 9 kg / 19 lb 13.2 oz (19.824 lb)
Mentioned in Adelaide's Early Radio & Tape Recorders, Page 10.

Model page created by Keith Ellison. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Ferry Sound Industries; Adelaide S.A.
Here you find 15 models, 15 with images and 0 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.