goldring vs AT

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Re: goldring vs AT

Post by cats squirrel » 23 May 2019 23:29

who's to say Goldring won't bring out better styli for their E range?

I have an E3, and it's fine, didn't take too long t bed in, either. Works in my Rega 250 with s/s stub and counterweight. Sound is pleasant, without being a giant killer, but every so often, is very good, (as in 'I hadn't noticed that instrument before'!)

Not as good as my Denon DL110, although they were about the same price (when I bought them). BUT it does do a very good job with some of my old mono records. Low surface noise. Might use it just for that.

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Re: goldring vs AT

Post by pedro ebro » 24 May 2019 13:03

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Re: goldring vs AT

Post by pedro ebro » 25 May 2019 15:25

after several hours listening to the goldring E3 I have to say that I like it a lot, it is neither cold nor hot it is neutral with treble present but without disturbing good serious and decent means, it reminds me a bit to the orthophon 2m blue but a little less than everything, I do not advise it for light arms, between 11g and 17g it's fine, I'm going to put it on my list from best to worst and for what it's worth it's a good buy, the separation of channels is fine, but certainly not as they say here 27 or 30 DB, I place it between 23 -24db as much as it is very far from the shure v15-3 or the 30db from the Sumiko pearl, it will surprise you to place it so low Ortofon bronze 2m, do not get me wrong is a fantastic cartridge, super analytical and fast but is stripped of soul and humanity and is very very cold, I prefer the 2m blue, not so cold
1-Denon dl 103
2-denon dl 160 denon dl110 shure v15 III audio Technica at F7
3-Sumiko pearl Ortofon 2m blue ortofon 2m bronce
4-goldring 1012 Goldring E3 goldring 1006
5-Ortofon vivo red shure m91ed shure m75 de mk2
6-sumiko black