Mechanical pickups ( Sound-boxes )

5 soundboxes based on E.M.G & EXPERT designs
5 soundboxes based on E.M.G & EXPERT designs

Built to order.

 Solid Brass, Mechanical Reproducers for Shellac 78' Recordings hand made here in North Wales to the design specifications of the Expert Committee's report of 1927

"Crede Experto"

( sound boxes for Electric recordings ) 

That was published in the Gramophone magazine & lists a number of important design details .

These details were used by Leading Hand-made Gramophone Companies of the day, such as E.M.G , EXPERT & ASTRA. These 3 London based Groups produced cutting edge Sound box designs at the end of the Mechanical reproduction Era of the mid 1920's- 1930's before home audio became ALL Electric.

We are offering a few reproducer models that are directly based on the designs of E.M.G & Expert with either a 2 or 4 spring, Stylus bar suspension.

EXPERT "Dynamic" 4 spring Sound-box type
EXPERT "Dynamic" 4 spring Sound-box type
E.M.G 4 spring Sound-box type with hole-through needle port & a hardened stylus bar for Fibre needles
E.M.G 4 spring Sound-box type with hole-through needle port & a hardened stylus bar for Fibre needles
EXPERT 2 spring type Horse-shoe form sound-box ALL Hand-made
EXPERT 2 spring type Horse-shoe form sound-box ALL Hand-made
E.M.G type 2 spring Horse-shoe form, Brass bodied  Sound-box, ALL hand-made
E.M.G type 2 spring Horse-shoe form, Brass bodied Sound-box, ALL hand-made