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Post by Greg » Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:30 pm

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Post by Cressy Snr » Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:33 am

Vinyl records making a comeback?

Not in my bloody house they're not.
Not now, not ever.....never :)

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Post by slowmotion » Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:34 am

Vinyl is more fun.
That's what I think, at least! :)
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Post by Cressy Snr » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:07 pm

What I would dearly love, is someone to show me a turntable/arm/cartridge combination that costs below £400 and plays without mistracking or clogging up with fizz at the ends of record sides.

I have 600 records laying silent and unplayed.

A nice balanced phono stage for a couple of hundred quid to go with it would be nice too.

Alas, I fear I'm asking too much at those prices. :(

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Post by slowmotion » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:15 pm

I see ( or hear ) your point Steve.
Distortion doesn't seem to bother me so much.
I hear it, but accept it.
I just like listening to vinyl.
That said, tangential arms seems to me to less prone to mistracking at the end of the record.

Re phono stages, I think the discussion earlier where fet/valve stages
was used was interesting.

( The "j-FET / Triode Phono front-end" thread )
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Post by shane » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:28 pm

SteveTheShadow wrote:What I would dearly love, is someone to show me a turntable/arm/cartridge combination that costs below £400 and plays without mistracking or clogging up with fizz at the ends of record sides.
There you go: (I'm biased, of course...)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291046086039? ... 1423.l2649

On previous form, should go for about £350. Add one of these to keep dust at bay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Discwasher-D4 ... 53f971326a
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Post by Rudolph Hucker. » Tue Jan 03, 2017 4:55 pm

heard today on radio 2 how vinyl is selling like hotcakes
amazing back in the early 90's they said vinyls days were numbered.
vinyl is a overhyped bag o shyte though..flac files are way better..
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Post by Thermionic Idler » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:08 pm

Cressy Snr wrote:What I would dearly love, is someone to show me a turntable/arm/cartridge combination that costs below £400 and plays without mistracking or clogging up with fizz at the ends of record sides.
The one you have now :D
Deck: Garrard 301
Audio Origami PU7
Van Den Hul Black Beauty
Phono: Whest PS30RDT
Pre-amp - Scratch built AMB α24/LCDuino
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Post by Rudolph Hucker. » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:12 pm

vinyl is junk.
i have spent 40 years messing with it..never managed a good sound...i gave up with it 10 years ago.
might aswell flog me gyro sme series v..utter pos the whole lot of it

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paid around 1.3k for the lot in 2002.
worth double that here now...cba to sell it though..nice ornimant i suppose
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Post by Cressy Snr » Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:44 pm

Thermionic Idler wrote:
Cressy Snr wrote:What I would dearly love, is someone to show me a turntable/arm/cartridge combination that costs below £400 and plays without mistracking or clogging up with fizz at the ends of record sides.
The one you have now :D
Indeed! :mrgreen:

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Post by Thermionic Idler » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:15 pm

Rudolph Hucker. wrote:vinyl is junk.
i have spent 40 years messing with it..never managed a good sound...i gave up with it 10 years ago.
might aswell flog me gyro sme series v..utter pos the whole lot of it

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paid around 1.3k for the lot in 2002.
worth double that here now...cba to sell it though..nice ornimant i suppose
Yeah, well, if you buy cheap belt-driven rubbish like that, what do you expect?

I haven't costed MY turntable setup but I reckon it must be into 5 figures by now... and it works pretty well...
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Audio Origami PU7
Van Den Hul Black Beauty
Phono: Whest PS30RDT
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Post by Mudshark » Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:23 am

Five figures............ :shock: ...............What.......£101.99p

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Post by Rudolph Hucker. » Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:03 am

Thermionic Idler wrote:
Rudolph Hucker. wrote:vinyl is junk.
i have spent 40 years messing with it..never managed a good sound...i gave up with it 10 years ago.
might aswell flog me gyro sme series v..utter pos the whole lot of it

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paid around 1.3k for the lot in 2002.
worth double that here now...cba to sell it though..nice ornimant i suppose
Yeah, well, if you buy cheap belt-driven rubbish like that, what do you expect?

I haven't costed MY turntable setup but I reckon it must be into 5 figures by now... and it works pretty well...
cost has nothing to do with sound quality.
ok what deck arm and needle you using bozo?

i will need some needle drop recordings from this deck before i believe a single word of this ridiculous claim..easy to do so please crack on with it as i need a good laugh today.

10k plus on a record deck lol..you need to seek help ya muppet
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Post by Rudolph Hucker. » Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:04 am

btw a well sorted technics 1200 will wipe the floor with most decks..even a model 30 sme ..those decks are utter junk..30k plus lol..fools and his money ffs..
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Post by Rudolph Hucker. » Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:06 am

thermonic idler gets up some needle drop recordings for me to scrutinize..i garantee u a well sorted flac files system will wipe the floor with it.
i will then test it side by side with some computer files lol..vinyl is distorted garbage ffs..cd is junk ofc.full of compression..lossless files is the future and flawless
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