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Mk 1.5 Turntables and Dual Tonearms

The Mk II turntable series represented a shift from pivoting (rotating) armboards to sliding armboards.  After the production launch, we looked into the possibility of this sliding armboard architecture trickling down to our Mark I series turntables The result was the Mk 1.5 conversion.  The only downside to this conversion is the sacrifice of dual …

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A Creative Demo – Part 2

In part 1, we laid out a strategy for auditioning multiple tonearms and cartridges on both a Galibier Eiger prototype and our customer’s turntable (from another manufacturer). In this post, we finalize how we adapted the customer’s existing armboard to work correctly with his mis-specified Reed 2A tonearm.  Mis-specified tonearm?  Strong words, I know.

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