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Old 07-12-2017, 08:20 PM
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Thank you all for your thoughts and suggestions. I'm going to give the IKEA light a try, it should be perfect. Unfortunately, it doesn't come in black, so I'll have paint it to match my rack and components. Tina's use of the small flashlight for stylus inspection is a terrific one. I have several around the house and will now permanently place one by the turntable.
Again, thank you for your timely and excellent suggestions.
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Old 07-12-2017, 08:49 PM
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Thank you all for your thoughts and suggestions. I'm going to give the IKEA light a try, it should be perfect. Unfortunately, it doesn't come in black, so I'll have paint it to match my rack and components. Tina's use of the small flashlight for stylus inspection is a terrific one. I have several around the house and will now permanently place one by the turntable.
Again, thank you for your timely and excellent suggestions.
Mike
You could get some larger diameter heat shrink, slice it from one end to the other and slip it around the gooseneck & apply a little heat for it to shrink. Probably better than paint which will most likely flake as time progresses.

A visit to an arts & crafts store could help determine how to tackle the clamp and lamp head.

Just sayin'

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Old 07-12-2017, 10:51 PM
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Thank you all for your thoughts and suggestions. I'm going to give the IKEA light a try, it should be perfect. Unfortunately, it doesn't come in black, so I'll have paint it to match my rack and components. Tina's use of the small flashlight for stylus inspection is a terrific one. I have several around the house and will now permanently place one by the turntable.
Again, thank you for your timely and excellent suggestions.
Mike
One thing to check on the IKEA is the location of its switch. I'm gonna guess it's on the cord, so convenience of its access is a consideration. Let us know how it works for you.
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Old 07-13-2017, 06:32 PM
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Thanks for the additional thoughts. I'll be returning home next week, I'll let you know how I fare.

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Old 12-23-2018, 09:38 PM
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Hello,

I just ordered a Little Lite for my record cleaning machine.

Have Tried Ikea for my turntable.
It did not put out much light.

My favorite TT lamp is the Illuminati from the UK.

It works great!
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Old 12-24-2018, 06:47 AM
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Magnetic clamp, battery powered LED light, this is all I need. Very bright too.
Nessie audiolighting No. 863002018-12-24%2010.44.05.jpeg
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Magnetic clamp, battery powered LED light, this is all I need. Very bright too.
Nessie audiolighting No. 86300Attachment 57538
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Old 12-26-2018, 11:52 AM
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Very nice light.

Am looking this up now.

I might be trying another light.

Thank you for posting this.
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Old 12-26-2018, 09:40 PM
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Careful with that magnet around your cartridge.
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Old 12-26-2018, 10:26 PM
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This is an amazing TT light; I have it on one of mine.



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

You can remove one gooseneck light if preferred.
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