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Micro Seiki Air Bearing service
KimI am not experienced with MicroSeiki but am somewhat familiar with Air Bearings. Here are a few points that can help you either solve or troubleshoot your issue.1. Air pressure constant--if your set up does not have a pressure gauge near the pl... 
Do you clean your records before play, after play, or once (and then never again)?
RCM initially, then brush record before i play and ME the stylus before i play. On rare occasion will reclean via rcm if i hear many pops or clicks,¬† 
What drugs do you use to enhance your listening experience?
a little single malt with a nice bud never hurt my listening experience¬† 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
Terry, great thoughts, especially the relationship between spacing and wavelength. My approach was a little more experimental as i tested several parameters including spacing, temperature, etc but come up with similar experience. ALso agree on the... 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
astro--not the first time i have tickled with my slaughter of the english language! 
Why is my turntable sounding so muddy?
another cause can be a buildup of gunk on the stylus. The big wads are easily seen but i have noticed a buildup can cause the sound to be muffled or muddled. A little Magic Eraser can remove that from being a source of the issue 
Pass Labs upgrade?
Agree with reaching out to people including Nelson at Pass Labs. i was looking at the First Watt line but after several emails with Nelson, stepped into a xa30.8 with the xp10 preamp. He was very patient with my questions and helped me make an inf... 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
Astro58go-- What affects deep cleaning more? this is a very interesting and tough question to answer. As with most complicated questions, it depends. I don't mean to be feaseasus, but it depends on the nature of the issue you are deep cleaning for... 
Where is the significant point of diminishing returns on hi-end turntable?
well said nandric! 
Where is the significant point of diminishing returns on hi-end turntable?
mmporsche--That is a great value that Rushton mentioned for the Walker table. IMO, not sure there would be a better value out there for that type of price, but that is just another opinion. I do also agree with many others who commented on the wea... 
Where is the significant point of diminishing returns on hi-end turntable?
your post brings back memories from my earlier days in this obsession. I remember buying the Dual 701 when it first came out and my Sansui receiver and a pair of Bose 601(yeah, didn't know the jingle bout BOSE back then) and thought, hey this is p... 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
WhartI am using an old Branson unit. I will look at the unit id card to get the specific model number when i get back home. I was able to get this one pretty cheap and it was the dimensions i was looking for. As far as an instrument that could mea... 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
Whart--what i found was the intensity was not uniform. The ideal situation is equal intensity at every point. However, depending on the tank size, number of transducers, location of the transducers and the amount of surface area in the bath impact... 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
Astro58go--Thanks for feedback. having a large record collection that was fundamentally put together with yard sales, flea markets, etc, led me to finding ways to restore or clean records to get the most out of them at min cost. I guess a am a che... 
Rushton's DIY approach to ultrasonic record cleaning published by Positive Feedback
The size of the tank and the number of records you clean will impact how much energy or "number" of transducers needed. I related in a couple of articles a quick test to see how particular bath or tank would perform concerning the creation of cavi...