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Re: [Rollei] What did you do in the war? (long)
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] What did you do in the war? (long)
- From: "Richard Knoppow" <dickburk >
- Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 16:35:10 -0700
- References: <BAEAD09B.5670%telder >
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From: "Jerry Lehrer" <jerryleh >
Sent: Monday, May 19, 2003 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Rollei] What did you do in the war? (long)
> Nah! There were two track stereo LPs which came out
> after the LP was introduced. Loooong before the Westrex
> system. It required a TWO HEADED TONE ARM!. The
> Westrex system was shown at the NY Audio Fair in 1953.
> again in 1954. Both at the Hotel New Yorker.
> BTW, I have one of those 2 track blue LPs. Bagpipe music.
I completely forgot about these! I can see the tone arm in
my mind now. They certainly did predate the commercialized
single groove stereo recordings, though not the experimental
There were also attempts to broadcast stereo before the
multiplex system by using two FM stations (sort of worked)
or an FM and AM station (awfull).
The first experimental single groove stereo recordings
were made independantly in the US and in England in the
1930's as I've described in some earlier off topic post.
Los Angeles, CA, USA