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Where to Find: Needle for Fisher Price Record Player? (1 Viewer)

DeathStar1

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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
 

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
 

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
 

Jack Briggs

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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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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
 

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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.
 

DeathStar1

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

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