Upgraded to Planar 2 with Fono MM stage. Advice needed please

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Lion89
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Upgraded to Planar 2 with Fono MM stage. Advice needed please

Post by Lion89 » 05 Jun 2019 15:36

I am just taking delivery of a P2 as described above. I have already an upgrade stylus for the cartridge, but my question is this: My P1 was fitted with a 23mm Acrylic platter; is it best to put this on my P2 or stick with the stock glass platter. I have heard a lot of negatives with the glass.

Many thanks

Lion

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Re: Upgraded to Planar 2 with Fono MM stage. Advice needed please

Post by andybeau » 05 Jun 2019 18:12

Glass is good, as you have both swap over and keep the one you prefer, good luck and enjoy

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Re: Upgraded to Planar 2 with Fono MM stage. Advice needed please

Post by Lion89 » 05 Jun 2019 20:50

Yes but It can be difficult!! I was hoping someone else would make that decision for me 😀

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Re: Upgraded to Planar 2 with Fono MM stage. Advice needed please

Post by Alec124c41 » 05 Jun 2019 21:27

It is not difficult to swap platters.
Listen to each for some time, not just for part of a cut. After a few days, you might begin to form a preference.

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Re: Upgraded to Planar 2 with Fono MM stage. Advice needed please

Post by Lion89 » 12 Jun 2019 16:29

Thanks for your help. Initial findings and feelings are that the difference is almost impossible to detect. With a 4 mm difference in playing height, I have decided to stick with Rega setup. Thanks all , and respect to cafe latte. ‘Can’t change the flavour too much’ with out changing the deck. Glad I did; With the Fono MM it sounds absolutely stunning

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