SPECIAL RECORD CHANGER LISTS AND LINKS

Here are the special lists. The links to other record changer sites are at the bottom of this page.

SPECIAL RECORD CHANGER LISTS

There are several kinds of record changers with special properties. Here are lists showing the various properties, the record changers possessing those properties, and the years those changers were produced:

CHANGES ODD-SIZED RECORDS
Dates
Changer model
Size range
Size intermix
Method
1935-1953
Lincoln 30, 50
12" to 4"
Random
Feed arm roller
1954-1959
Collaro Conquest TC-340
12" to 6"
Larger first
Arm tip scan
1954-1964
Luxor RT series
12" to 6"
Random
Feeler wheel
1955-1967
Perpetuum-Ebner Rex series
12" to 6"
Random
Arm tip scan
1955-1961
Dual 1003, 1004, 1005
12" to 6"
Random
Feeler wheel
1957-1961
Miracord 9, 90
12" to 7"
Random
Understack scan
1959-1967
Collaro Conquest TSC-640
12" to 6.5"
Larger first
Arm tip scan
1959-1967
Collaro Coronation TSC-740
12" to 6.5"
Larger first
Arm tip scan
1961 mod 1974
Collaro Conquest TSC-640/1019A (modified) *
12" to 6" **
Larger first
Arm tip scan
1959-1967
Magnavox Micromatic (Collaro Conquest)
12" to 6.5"
Larger first
Arm tip scan
1961-1964
Dual 1006, 1006A
12" to 7"
Random
Feeler wheel
1961-1964
Dual 1007
12", 10", 8", & 7"
None
4-position size switch
1962-1966
Fisher Lincoln 60, 70
12" to 4"
Random
Feed arm roller
1963-1966
Thorens TD-224
12" to 5"
Random
Arm tip scan
1966-1976
V-M 1701, 1702, 1555, 1585
12" to 6"
Random
Arm tip scan
1974-1976
ADC Accutrack+6
12" to 7"
None
Light beam scan
AUTOMATICALLY SETS THE SPEED
Dates
Changer model
Speeds selected
Speed intermix
Method
1954-1961
Webcor Magic Mind
12" & 10" 33 with 7" 45
Random
Semaphore
1959-1964
Glaser-Steers GS77
12" & 10" 33 with 7" 45, also 78
Random
Drop feeler, stylus sensor
1960-1964
Heathkit AP-3
12" & 10" 33 with 7" 45, also 78
Random
Drop feeler, stylus sensor
1961 mod 1974
Collaro Conquest TSC-640/1019A (modified) *
> 9" 33 & < 9" 45 **
45 last
Index arm
1962-1966
Fisher Lincoln 70
> 9" 33 & < 9" 45
Random
Feed arm roller
1971-1974
Magnavox Micro-Mini
12" 33 and 7" 45
None
Hole diameter
1974-1976
ADC Accutrack+6
12" 33 and 7" 45
None
Light beam scan
REPEATS ANY RECORD IN THE STACK
Dates
Changer model
Sizes repeated
Size intermix
Method
1942-1948
Aga V42M
12" & 10"
Random
Drop defeat, feeler lock
1942-1949
Luxor Robot
12" & 10"
Random
Drop defeat, feeler lock
1949-1952
Dual 1000, 1001
12" & 10"
Random
Drop defeat, feeler lock
1950-1957
Philips, 2975, AG-1000
10" & 7"
Random 12" & 10"
Drop defeat
1952-1957
Thorens CD-43
10" & 7"
Random 12" & 10"
Drop defeat
1953-1959
Miracord 5, 8, 100, 200
12", 10", & 7"
Random 12" & 10", or 12" & 7"
Drop defeat, feeler lock
1955-1959
Telefunken TW-560
10" & 7"
Random 12" & 10"
Drop defeat
1955-1961
Dual 1003, 1004, 1005
12" to 6"
Random
Drop defeat, feeler wheel
1961-1964
Dual 1006, 1006A
12" to 7"
Random
Drop defeat, feeler wheel
1972 mod 1975
Perpetuum-Ebner 2038B (modified) *
12", 10", 7"
None
Drop defeat **, rising feelers
1974-1976
ADC Accutrack+6
12" to 7"
None
Programming, light beam scan
REPEATS THE ENTIRE STACK
Dates
Changer model
Sizes repeated
Size intermix
Method
1929-1949
Capehart Turnover
10" & 12"
Random 12" & 10"
Basket and ring
1948-1963
Risteaucrat 45
7"
Plays 7"
Stack raiser
1955-1963
Risteaucrat 400
7"
Plays 7"
Stack raiser
1974-1976
ADC Accutrack+6
12" to 7"
None
Programming, light beam scan
PLAYS BOTH SIDES OF THE RECORDS
Dates
Changer model
Sequences Used
Method
Size Intermix, Sizes
1927-1928
2-Side Automatic Change Gramophone
Manual## & Slide
2 Turntables, vacuum arm
None, plays only 10"
1929-1949
Capehart Turnover
Manual & Slide
Basket and ring
Random 12" & 10"
1935-1957
Lincoln 30, 50
Manual & Drop
Carrier & inverting turntable
Random 12" to 4"
1938
Garrard RC-100
Manual## & Drop
Segmented spindle, ejector arm inverts
Random 12" & 10"
1941
RCA Two-Side Magic Brain
Manual & Drop
Forked arm, no long spindle
None, plays 12" or 10"
1941-1946
Thorens CD-50
Manual
Inverting arm, spindle turns stack
None, plays 12" or 10"
1946-1950
Markel 70, 71
Manual & Drop
Wheels rolling on turntable
None, plays 12" or 10"
1950-1954
Markel 74, 75
Manual & Drop
Wheels rolling on turntable
None, plays 12" or 10" (7" one side)
1955-1963
Risteaucrat 400
Manual
Dual pickup, spindle turns stack
Plays 7"
1962-1966
Fisher Lincoln 60
Manual## & Slide
Record carrying inverting turntable
Random, 12" to 4"
1962-1966
Fisher Lincoln 70
Manual## & Slide
Record carrying inverting turntable
Random, 12" to 4", Large 33, Small 45
PLAYS RECORD SEQUENCES OTHER THAN DROP
Dates
Changer model
Sequences Used
Method
Size Intermix, Sizes
1927-1928
1-Side Automatic Change Gramophone
Slide
Vacuum arm
None, plays only 10"
1927-1928
2-Side Automatic Change Gramophone
Manual## & Slide
2 Turntables, vacuum arm
None, plays only 10"
1929-1949
Capehart Turnover
Manual & Slide
Basket and ring
Random 12" & 10"
1931-1939
RCA Duo series
Slide
Throwoff
None, plays 12" or 10"
1935-1953
Lincoln 30, 50
Manual & Drop
Carrier & inverting turntable
Random 12" to 4"
1938
Garrard RC-100
Manual## & Drop
Split spindle, ejector arm inverts
Random 12" & 10"
1941
RCA Two-Side Magic Brain
Manual & Drop
Forked arm, no long spindle
None, plays 12" or 10"
1941-1946
Thorens CD-50
Manual
Inverting arm, spindle turns stack
None, plays 12" or 10"
1946-1950
Markel 70, 71
Manual & Drop
Wheels rolling on turntable
None, plays 12" or 10"
1950-1954
Markel 74, 75
Manual & Drop
Wheels rolling on turntable
None, plays 12" or 10" (7" one side)
1955-1963
Risteaucrat 400
Manual
Dual pickup, spindle turns stack
Plays 7"
1962-1966
Fisher Lincoln 60, 70
Manual## & Slide
Record carrying inverting turntable
Random, 12" to 4"
1963-1966
Thorens TD-224
Slide
Record carrier
Random 12" to 5"
UNUSUAL DESIGNS AND ODDITIES
Dates
Changer model
Unusual feature
1939-1952
Milwaukee-Erwood changers
A spiral on the bottom of the turntable drives the change cycle
1942-1954
Aga (all models)
The overarm moves the record pusher in the spindle.
1947-1958
Thorens CD series
The overarm moves the record pusher in the spindle.
1949-1950
Webster-Chicago 356
The rest post is moved for 7" records
1949-1958
RCA RP-168
The change-cycle cam is on the bottom of the turntable
1950-1952
Milwaukee-Erwood 11600
Record size is selected by changing the spindle
1951-1953
Webster-Chicago 77
Two rotation change-cycle cam is on the bottom of the turntable
1951-1960
Philco M22, M24, M26, M37, M38
Nodding spindle drop device
1951-1961
RCA AC-1
Drops the record after playing it
1952-1953
V-M 950, Thorens CD-43
Ads showed these changers loaded with stacks of records they can't play
1954-1964
Luxor RT series
Automatic stylus change, tripped cycle if the record repeated grooves
1953-1965
Philips AG series 3-size mix
Special control for size of single record
1957-1961
Miracord 9, 90
Feels size by searching underside of stack inside-out for a record edge
1959-1964
Glaser-Steers GS77, Heathkit AC-3
Senses which stylus is in place; stops turntable during the change cycle
1961-1966
Dual 1008, 1011
Has a separate record size sensor for use with the short spindle.
1951-1965
Miracord 16, 160, 161, 191
Special control for size of single record
1961 mod 1974
Collaro Conquest TSC-640/1019A (modified) *
Stops turntable during the change cycle **
1966-1976
V-M 1701, 1702, 1555, 1585
Stops turntable during the change cycle
1974-1976
ADC Accutrack+6
Allows user to select tracks on each record
VERSATILITY INDEX



1 pt
1 pt
1 pt
1 pt
1 pt
1 pt
Dates
Changer model
** Grand **
Total
Odd
sizes?
Mixed
sizes?
Mixed
speeds?
Repeat?
Auto
single?
Trip
defeat?
1935-1953
Lincoln 30, 50
3
1
1
0
0
1
0
1954-1961
Webcor Magic Mind
2.75
0
1
0.75
0
0
1
1954-1964
Luxor RT series
4
1
1
0
0
1
1
1955-1967
Perpetuum-Ebner Rex series
1.75
0.75
1
0
0
0
0
1955-1961
Dual 1003, 1004, 1005
4
1
1
0
1
1
0
1957-1961
Miracord 9, 90
2.375
0.75
0.875
0
0.75
0
0
1959-1964
Glaser-Steers GS77 OR Heathkit AC-3
3.25
0
1
1
0.25
0
1
1959-1969
Garrard AT6, 30, 40, 50, 60, SL-65, SL-55
2
0
1
0
0.5
0.5
0
1961 mod 1974
Collaro Conquest TSC-640/1019A (modified) *
4.5
1
0.75
1 **
0.75 **
0
1 **
1961-1964
Dual 1006, 1006A
3,75
0.75
1
0
1
1
0
1961-1964
Dual 1008, 1011
2.5
0
1
0
0.5
1
0
1961-1964
Miracord 16, 160, 161, 191
2.25
0
0.75
0
0.5
1
0
1962-1966
Fisher Lincoln 70
4
1
1
1
0
1
0
1963-1966
Thorens TD-224
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
1966-1976
V-M 1701, 1702, 1555, 1585
3
1
1
0
0
1
0
1972 mod 1975
Perpetuum-Ebner 2038B (modified) *
2
0
0
0
1 **
1
0
THE AUTHOR'S COLLECTION
Dates made
Changer model
Dates owned
Status
Reason owned
1949-1950
Webster-Chicago 356
2004-now
Works
First 3-speed record changer
1951-1952
Motorola RC-36
1967-1974
No longer have
Triangular plinth, interesting design
1951-1954
Philco M22
1968-1974
No longer have
Nodding spindle drop, stop function**
1952-1955
V-M 936
1968-1974
No longer have
First changer I had
1952-1955
Rek-O-Kut with Gray arm (manual)
1972-1974
No longer have
Manual turntable, CD-4 try
1959-1964
Glaser-Steers GS77
2005-now
Works, no cartridge slide
Speed intermix
1960-1964
Heathkit AC-3
2005-now
Rubber parts rotted
Speed intermix, parts
1959-1962
RCA RP-215 A (modified) *
1961-1993
No longer have
Repeat single record **
1959-1962
Collaro Conquest TSC-640
1996-now
Works
Duplicate (unmodified)
1961 mod 1974
Collaro Conquest TSC-640/1019A (modified) *
1970-now
The turntable I use most
Odd size, precision, speed mix **, cue **
1959-1967
Magnavox Micromatic (Collaro Conquest)
1982-1983
Works, no longer have
Modified and gave as gift
1959-1967
Magnavox Micromatic (Collaro Conquest)
1982-now
Missing tonearm wiring
Duplicate (unmodified) for parts
1961-1964
Dual 1006
1984-now
Rubber parts rotted, no spindle
Odd size play and repeat
1961-1964
Dual 1006A
2005-now
Rubber parts rotted
Odd size play and repeat
1962-1965
V-M 1586
1968-1978
No longer have
Payment for a job
1962-1967
BSR UA-20
1994-now
Works
Example of drop feeler
1964-1969
Garrard Model 40
1991-now
Works
Example of semaphore
1962-1967
Garrard SL-55
1996-now
Works
Example of semaphore, tonearm
1972 mod 1975
Perpetuum-Ebner 2038B (modified) *
1974-now
Works, bad cartridge slide
CD-4 **, repeat any record in stack **
1974-1976
Dual 1225
1996-now
Works, no changer spindle
Left by a tenant
1970-1974
Lenco B-55 (manual)
1974-1982
No longer have
Variable for odd speeds
1974-1978
Lenco L-78 (manual)
1980-now
Works, used for 78s
Variable for odd-speeds
1972-1976
Panasonic RD-700
1999-now
Works, no spindle
Gift

* These are record changers that have been modified by the page author.

** Modified for the purpose of adding this feature.

## The records must be re-ordered before playing the album again.



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