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Cecil E Watts Guide to Better Record Care

Added the Cecil E Watts Guide to Better Record Care and the instruction manual for the Manual Parastat. Many thanks to Terry Robinson for the scans

Jelco SA-50 + SA-200

Installation instructions/specifications (en) for the classic Jelco SA-50 and SA-200 static balance type tonearms. Many thanks to stpa for the scans

Rotel RP-1000Q

Owners manual (en) for the Rotel RP-1000Q belt drive turntable. Many thanks to howard51 for the scans

Audax KT-12 + KT-16

Added assembly/installation manual (en) for the vintage Audax KT-12 and KT-16 tonearms. Many thanks to bastlnut for the scans

Sony PS-4300

Service manual (en) for the Sony PS-4300 full automatic stereo turntable system. Many thanks to jleon92f for the scans

Hitachi PS-38

Uploaded the user manual (en,de,fr) for the Hitachi PS-38 direct-drive turntable. Many thanks to be.audiophil for the scans

Audio Technica AT30E

Instruction manual (en) for the Audio Technica AT30E dual moving MicroCoil phonograph cartridge. Many thanks to vincula2008 for the scans

Tonearm Database

Updated the tonearm database with additional search options and pagination of results

Grace G-747

Added the instruction manual (en) for the Grace G-747 gyro master stereo tonearm. Thanks again to bobk4k for the scans

Technics SL-D3

Service manual (en) for the Technics SL-D3 fully automatic turntable. Many thanks to caffrox for the scans

Micro Seiki VF-3200

Owners manual (en) for the Micro Seiki VF-3200 stereo moving magnet phono cartridge. Many thanks to Beales for the scans

Orpheus Silex

Added service information for the Orpheus Silex 4-speed idler drive turntable. Many thanks to garybet

Vandersteen Audio OL-1

New product information flyer for the Vandersteen Audio OL-1 stereo moving coil pre-amplifier. Many thanks to bobk4k for the scans

Audio Technica P Mount Cartridges

Owners manual (en) added for the Audio Technica AT201P, AT201EP, AT211EP, AT216EP, AT221EP and AT231LP low-mass stereo phono cartridges. Many thanks to Landshark74 for the scans

Sansui Direct Drive Turntables

Service manuals (en) for the Sansui P-L40, P-L45, P-L50 and P-L55 automatic turntables. Many thanks to Athermos for the scans

Pink Triangle PT1

Added a scan of the original owners manual for the classic Pink Triangle PT1 turntable. Many thanks to abril for the scans

Thorens TD124

Scale drawing of the mounting template for the Thorens TD124 turntable. Many thanks to stephlouv for his work

Ortofon Rondo

Uploaded the advertising brochure (en) for the Ortofon Rondo series of moving coil cartridges. Thanks again to Terry Robinson for the scans

Pickering XLZ-7500

Installation manual (en) for the Pickering XLZ-7500 mkIIs phono cartridge. Many thanks to TheChairGuy for the scans

Ortofon Digitrack

Brochure (en) for the Ortofon Digitrack special cartridge for coded vinyl. Many thanks to Terry Robinson for the scans

Mitsubishi LT-20

Added the full service manual (en) for the Mitsubishi LT-20 linear tracking direct drive turntable. Thanks again to eThink for the scans

Rotel RP4400

Instruction manual (en) for the Rotel RP4400 belt drive turntable. Many thanks to eThink for the scans

Tonearm Database

Another huge update to the tonearm database with multiple new entries and full integration with the tonearm alignment calculator and comparator.

Dual TKS 55E

Owners manual (en) for the Dual TKS 55E ultra low mass magnetic cartridge. Thanks again to jonboy55 for the scans

Nagaoka MP-30 + MP-50

Installation instructions for the Nagaoka MP-30 and MP-50 moving permalloy phono cartridges. Many thanks to MuthaFunk for the scans

Technics SL-B3

Added the operating instructions (en) for the Technics SL-B3 fully automatic belt drive turntable. Thanks again to VinylIsTheBest for the excellent scans

Technics SL-1650

User manual (en) for the Technics SL-1650 direct drive automatic record changer. Many thanks to VinylIsTheBest for the scans

Garrard SL 72B

Uploaded the owners manual (en) for the Garrard SL 72B Automatic Record Changer. Many thanks to pope_face for the scans

Dual CS 1268

Instruction manual (en) for the Dual CS 1268 belt drive turntable. Many thanks to jonboy55 for the scans

Tonearm Alignment Comparator / Calculator

New to the site are my tonearm alignment comparator and alignment calculator. Figures for maximum/average distortion and comparison plots of tracking distortion will be added at a later date.

Dual 1246

Added the owners manual (en,de,fr) for the Dual CS1246 belt drive turntable. Many thanks to Midfi for the scans

Luxman PX-101

Service manual (en) for the rare Luxman PX-101 fully automatic, tangential tracking turntable. Many thanks to Spiderdog for the scans

Acoustic Research Needle Force Gauge

User instruction sheet (en) for the Acoustic Research Needle Force Gauge. Many thanks to fscl for the scans

Thorens TD325

Added the instruction manual (en,de,fr) for the Thorens TD-325 belt-drive turntable. Many thanks to eb300b for the scans

Mitsubishi LT-5V

Owners manual (en,de,fr) added for the Mitsubishi LT-5V vertical linear tracking turntable. Many thanks to djacco for the scans

Kenwood KD-850

Full service manual (en) for the Kenwood KD-850 direct drive turntable. Many thanks to dirk777 for the scans