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Robert’s Tips for Teens #2: Silver Highlights on Optigan Logo

Posted by peahix on 10th October 2008

Robert sez: I went to Michael’s Craft and Floral to see if they had stuff to replace the silver highlights on the Optigan metronome logo I got from you. After looking at all the silver leaf options, I asked a couple of store employees what would work best. We narrowed it down to “Rub-N-Buff” and [...]

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Robert’s Tips for Teens #1: Litho Tape for Metronome Windows

Posted by peahix on 10th October 2008

Robert Becker, the genius who worked out the software for generating new optigan disc images from digital audio files, has a couple of optigan restoration tips, so I thought I’d post them as blog entries. If you have Optigan discs that are missing the little red piece of tape that goes over the downbeat metronome [...]

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Where do I get a replacement bulb for my Optigan?

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

The bulb you want is a GE Lighting 48707 40T10/RVLCD1 Tubular Bulb. For those who want to know more about this bulb, here’s the tech specs.

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The little red metronome tab has fallen off my Optigan disc. What should I do to make sure I stay on the beat?

Posted by peahix on 23rd April 2006

The best way to replace those red tabs is to simply buy a red permanent Sharpie pen and color over the appropriate metronome window. It works fine, and shouldn’t rub off. If you desire maximum redness, try rubbing it on both sides of the disc.

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