Where to Find: Needle for Fisher Price Record Player?

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  1. DeathStar1

    DeathStar1 Producer

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    I just dragged this out, but saw that it was missing a needle. Does anyone know what type of needle I need, and where I can get one?

    Thanks
     
  2. GuyMaren

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    If you can determine the make and model of the phono cartridge (the module on the end of the arm that holds the needle), you might be able to find a replacement here:

    Needle Doctor
     
  3. Kirk Gunn

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    Here's another potential. Don't believe they have a website:

    Needle In A Haystack
    785 A Rockville Pike
    Rockville, MD 20852

    Phone: (301) 279-5511
     
  4. John*C

    John*C Stunt Coordinator

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    Radio Shack has them all I suggest you check their website www.radioshack.com and do a search, if anyone is going to have what you need it's ratshack![​IMG]
     
  5. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

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    Since we're talking about, essentially, a toy here, this thread won't be moved to A/V Sources.

    Wouldn't this thing have a lowly ceramic phono cartridge, with a flipover-type stylus? And would you really want to risk the damage to any valued vinyl recordings by playing them on this thing (it probably tracks at five or six grams)?
     
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    The counterweight variance on the Fisher Price unit is suprisingly amazing.
     
  7. Chris

    Chris Lead Actor

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    Oddly, even though many of these had a flippable cartridge, many also offerred a 78RPM speed. I guess the kids found "Chipmunk speed" entertaining, as I doubt people were putting real 78RPM records on it..

    However, on the one I still have in a closet, one side of the cartridge reads 45/78
     
  8. JamesCB

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    I don't mean to be a "smart ass" but:

    Have you tried contacting Fisher Price?

    I would think they would be the best to know what the repalcement part is and where/how to order it.
     
  9. DeathStar1

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    Thanks for the needle doctor link, I found it there thanks to their tech support help [​IMG]. Although after just spending 90$'s for an upgrade to DVD Movie Factory, the needls going to have to wait for a bit [​IMG]..
     

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