Slinky reverbs

Doug Tymofichuk dougt at
Fri Mar 31 00:29:38 CEST 2000

On Thu, 30 Mar 2000 13:53:42 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time) 
Barry L Klein <Barry.L.Klein at> wrote:

> Looking at some documentation on the Accutronix reverb 
> cans, it talks about rotary actuation of the spring, moreso 
> than linear motion like a speaker would provide.  Is this 
> critical?  I'm thinking of using some old disk drive 
> actuators(!).  Maybe WDC can start a new Slinkyverb 
> product line......
Most spring reverbs I have seen move the spring at a 90 
degree angle to it's length (transversely, or sideways). 
But when I experimented with speakers driving springs  
longitudinally, it worked fine. However, rotary activation 
sounds interesting too!

Doug Tymofichuk
dougt at

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