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Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
The facts of Linear Tracking are indisputable, however the advancing mechanism must perform as designed .... The facts about less error with longer tonearm are indisputable, however what else about the arm? My Linear Tonearm experiences (all goo... 
Equalizer to compensate for hearing loss - Any success stories?
Equalizer ​ 1st you are adjusting frequencies for the space (not your hearing). SPL meter and test cd needed, needs tripod hole, at listening location at seated ear height   https://www.amazon.com/BAFX-Products-Pressure-30-130dBA-Warranty/dp/... 
Comparison of sonic qualities of some tonearms
Tonearms I agree with rauliruegas Today’s new and recognized vintage tonearms are all darn good. We all love music, and do the best we can afford to increase the enjoyment. Perhaps differences are measurable, that does not mean we are all able... 
Seeking Budget CD Player Suggestions
Integra 3.4, open box, $300. https://www.audioadvice.com/integra-cdc-3-4-6-disc-cd-carousel-open-box-exc   Download 'one sheet' for Full Specs Found Here https://integrahometheater.com/product/cdc-3-4-6-disc-cd-changer/   My conclusi... 
Equalizer to compensate for hearing loss - Any success stories?
I see people like Schitt, I would get/try the Lokius 6 band version. https://www.schiit.com/products/lokius?Finish=542&AC%20Adapter=544&gad_source=1&gclid=CjwKCAiAivGuBhBEEiwAWiFmYaYAsV45jMMTE6i0DYLKBh-YE1MU90XMGgHHP0FpB-Y... 
Review: Aidas Mammoth Gold mk2 MC cartridge
It fits my fundamental recommendation and preference: advanced stylus shape on boron cantilever. I checked both the review and makers site I cannot find performance specs related to precise imaging channel separation ______db? channel balance... 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz and Blues, Awesome!
kennyc not Jazz types, Jazz musicians The Illustrated (275+ album covers; 150+ photos) Encyclopedia of Jazz is an alphabetical listing of Jazz Artists published in 1978. Authors: Brian Case and Stan Britt, Consultant Joseph Abend. Masters of Co... 
Best investment; cartridge or line stage?
mijostyn 1. don't even think about changing the Tonearm. 2. change the cartridge NOW 3. evaluate existing Phono Stage with new cartridge. done for a while 4. After research, after advice, after saving money: TRY a 'new to me' Phono Stage, wit... 
Best investment; cartridge or line stage?
terry9 @elliottbnewcombjr "don’t even listen to inefficient speakers if you know what’s good for you" I advise working very hard to find efficient speakers you love, they are out there. Don't even listen to inefficient ones. That will keep the ... 
Seeking Budget CD Player Suggestions
I highly recommend this Onkyo 3.4. 6 disc changer. I searched and searched, got help here, and tried 9 different players (used), this was the best, I have it in one of my systems. Had it in my main system, sounded great, however it does not play ... 
Seeking Budget CD Player Suggestions
His budget is limiting, I would try hard to get the existing player back to good health. Has your friend tried one of these lens cleaner discs? https://www.amazon.com/Arsvita-Cleaner-Cleaning-Effective-ARCD-01/dp/B08PBPZB5Z     Lasers d... 
Luxman M-10x and Banana Plugs
ask the person you ordered it from, download the manual, or write Cardas  
Best investment; cartridge or line stage?
btw, Those speakers are 92 db sensitivity, and the bass is self powered: thus not needing a lot of power. You might someday consider going all tube, i.e. sell the McIntosh Hybrid. Perhaps get a Stereo model that can also be used as Mono, so you... 
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz and Blues, Awesome!
billstevenson 328 posts 02-24-2024 at 06:26pm  Thanks for sharing.  It really does look like a nice book.  I was disappointed to discover how expensive it would be to buy one considering how long it has been out of print. used: $2.19 usd http... 
Best investment; cartridge or line stage?
I also think the Rega Tonearm is 'good enough', until you move up to a far superior TT. You will DEFINITELY hear an improvement, BETTER, with a new cartridge with an advanced stylus shape. A different Phono Stage? I would love to hear the existi...