Category Archives: new developments

stuff on the drawing board

introducing the ´El Cid´ MkII interconnect

Originally introduced as a limited ´one-off´ run, the ´El Cid´ interconnect has proven to be much more popular than expected. Problems with sourcing some of the necessary materials, and requests for a more aesthetically appealing appearance led to a rethink … Continue reading

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bitcoins now accepted here……

Selling online through sites such as eBay just doesn´t make for a good business model when you consider listing and transactions fees. We stopped offering the lencomotion bearing on eBay a few months back for this reason. In addition, using … Continue reading

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lencomotion news

It has been a while since the last post here on the blog. We´re still here, but have been busy with a whole range of projects, as well as, catching up on orders. The demand for the lencomotion cable was … Continue reading

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lencomotion spindle extension for stacked platters

Over the past few weeks I have had a number of questions regarding the lencomotion bearing and stacked platters. In particular, was an extension for stacking platters available, or did the extensions currently available work with the lencomotion bearing. I … Continue reading

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stacked platters and the bearing

I finally got around to having a spindle extension made, so decided it would be a good opportunity to test the Lencomotion bearing with stacked platters. In theory, there is no problem running the bearing with the extra weight of … Continue reading

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Bearing update

My original lencomotion test bearing now has over 100 hours on it, so I thought it was time to pull it apart and see how it looked. I was primarily interested in the bearing oil. I wanted to see if there … Continue reading

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Lenco replacement record mat

Over the past 4 years I have played around with a variety of record mats on both my Lenco turntables. My preference is for a hard mat of either glass or acrylic because I find the sound, using a hard … Continue reading

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lenco headshell

The Lencomotion headshell has been in development now for the last couple of years and, although a prototype exists, the final design is still evolving. The original idea was to produce a heavy headshell for the rare Lenco P77 tonearm. … Continue reading

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the new bearing

Lencomotion is pleased to announce a new replacement bearing for heavy platter Lenco turntables. This is an all new bearing fabricated using modern materials and production methods, and provides a significant improvement over the original bearing. Tighter tolerances and the use of Teflon bushes … Continue reading

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