Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by farispaul » 23 Jan 2020 23:22

balky wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:39
billshurv wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:27
Bobby: so is your Rohmann better than mine?
hehehe... what were you expecting me to say... :D
Ok, for now, I don't know... haven't compared them yet... :D

But it might be a good opportunity to compare Microridge to FGS...
Mine has Boron / Microridge on it...
Mine is aluminium/ Audio Technica Line Contact. Even with this meek combo it Sounds big and powerful, yet delicate at the same time.

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by dagfinn » 24 Jan 2020 11:19

farispaul wrote:
23 Jan 2020 23:22
balky wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:39
billshurv wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:27
Bobby: so is your Rohmann better than mine?
hehehe... what were you expecting me to say... :D
Ok, for now, I don't know... haven't compared them yet... :D

But it might be a good opportunity to compare Microridge to FGS...
Mine has Boron / Microridge on it...
Mine is aluminium/ Audio Technica Line Contact. Even with this meek combo it Sounds big and powerful, yet delicate at the same time.
Send them all to me, and I will do an impartial evaluation :D

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 24 Jan 2020 13:03

Ortofon MC30 SuperII
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by balky » 24 Jan 2020 13:53

farispaul wrote:
23 Jan 2020 23:15
balky wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:08
billshurv wrote:
17 Jan 2020 00:29
I welcome back another Rohmann from it's coma.
And yet another one back from it's coma... :D
Cool! It’s the most amazingly cartridge I have heard, I love mine.
I can really understand the love for this cartridge... due to a couple of missed opportunities, it took me almost a year to get mine... it is currently my most loved cart at the moment...


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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 24 Jan 2020 14:51

balky wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:04
Shelter 301 II...

Now I know why Dmitry likes this cart a lot... No joke! :D
So far I have not had the opportunity to meet Shelter 301.
But to visit me, having made a very difficult journey, a guest came whose voice I really love and respect. ))
I was visited by Shelter Harmony.
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by balky » 24 Jan 2020 15:02

Delta667 wrote:
24 Jan 2020 14:51
balky wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:04
Shelter 301 II...

Now I know why Dmitry likes this cart a lot... No joke! :D
So far I have not had the opportunity to meet Shelter 301.
But to visit me, having made a very difficult journey, a guest came whose voice I really love and respect. ))
I was visited by Shelter Harmony.
Okay... the Harmony is the top of the line Shelter cart...

I thought you heard the 301 II before... it has a Conical tip which sounds way better than some Elliptical tips that I have...
I guess that is just in the engineering... :D

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 24 Jan 2020 15:25

I had a Shelter 501 (Classic, if I'm not mistaken) with a spherical stylus.
That was great !

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 25 Jan 2020 08:55

EMT TSD15 SFL
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Replacing a damaged damper.

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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by farispaul » 25 Jan 2020 21:13

dagfinn wrote:
24 Jan 2020 11:19
farispaul wrote:
23 Jan 2020 23:22
balky wrote:
22 Jan 2020 14:39


hehehe... what were you expecting me to say... :D
Ok, for now, I don't know... haven't compared them yet... :D

But it might be a good opportunity to compare Microridge to FGS...
Mine has Boron / Microridge on it...
Mine is aluminium/ Audio Technica Line Contact. Even with this meek combo it Sounds big and powerful, yet delicate at the same time.
Send them all to me, and I will do an impartial evaluation :D
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 26 Jan 2020 02:45

Dynavector DRT XV 1 Mono
Its bifilar coil allows several types of connection.
One conductor has a resistance of 4.5 ohms, the second 6.0 ohms. (Not much, no less - 25% difference)
I was wondering if this was intended, or is it a flaw in the connection of the circuit? ))
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by spensar » 26 Jan 2020 18:00

A humble Ortofon VMS 3E mounted on a generic headshell to check it out. Playing on a Technics SL-1600, it was a nice surprise as it is open and provides nice detail. I greatly prefer it to a new AT 95E I also have.
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 27 Jan 2020 11:08

I tried parallel and serial connection of the coil windings. I tried mono and stereo vinyl. I tried different phasing coils.
Complete disappointment visited me ((
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Delta-MONO did not give Dynavector-mono a single chance.
And it's not a joke ! :shock:
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 27 Jan 2020 12:52

Grado Reference Platinum (RP)
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Re: Cartridge Close-Ups - Show Your Shots!

Post by Delta667 » 27 Jan 2020 13:05

Replacing coils, this procedure is becoming popular))
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