After a long interlude (due to getting married, moving house, etc) I have decided to dig out my vinyl collection and start playing them again.
Sadly, for whatever reason. I don't really like the sound of my system any more.
On playing the first LP (after a long layoff) it just sounded very bright to me.
After quite a few more LPs, it STILL sounds bright and lacking in bass.
In case it's relevant, I listen mostly to 70-80s rock/pop, am not into jazz at all.
So, I'm looking for a bit more oomph to the bass, mostly. Also, I'm not after a 'laid-back' sound, maybe a little 'fuller' would be nice.
I'm thinking the simplest way to achieve this is to change the cartridge.
The K9 was only originally intended to be a stop-gap anyhow, it just didn't turn out that way.
Since I moved, there's no decent HiFi shop near me, so to get me started I would welcome any suggestions. I dont have a huge budget, but as I intend the next change to last me a long time so I'd spend up to about 350 pounds if necessary, although of course I'm quite happy to spend less (or even a little more)!
You advice may not even be to change the cartridge. If so, I'd still like to hear it!
My system is:
All of these components would date back to mid-late 1980s