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Connecting Mills Violanos to Play Together
By Don Teach

Robbie says:

>[ A roll-playing Violano could easily be connected to another with
>[ a multi-conductor cable to play the same notes for greater volume,
>[ much like the double Violano.

Do not try this at home.  It is not that easy.  You have to have the
same voltage source and very correct grounding.

Don Teach - Shreveport Music Co.
Shreveport, Louisiana

 [ The DC outputs of the two generators are connected to steering
 [ diodes (bridge rectifiers), then the output of the diodes is
 [ paralleled and connected to the instruments.  The wiring of both
 [ instruments must be identical.  Some sort of spark suppression
 [ for the reader brushes should be installed, since the active
 [ spool frame brushes are interrupting twice the usual current.
 [ See also http://mmd.foxtail.com/Tech/Mills/index.html  -- Robbie


(Message sent Fri 7 Nov 2003, 15:18:33 GMT, from time zone GMT-0600.)

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