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.
We’re remounting a Reed 2P tonearm for a good customer of ours. The ‘table is from another manufacturer and the individual who mounted it apparently didn’t understand the Reed’s many quirks which I describe in part-2.
I can’t begin to tell you how many $30k to $60K turntable mounts I’ve had to correct – mounts which were off by several millimeters!
I’ve been thinking about guitar amplifiers lately, and their relationship to hi-fi amplifiers.
The common “knowledge” is that they’re entirely different – with a guitar amplifier being a tone producer (even a “clean” jazz guitar amplifier) and a hi-fi amplifier being tone reproducer.
Well, it’s not so simple … Read more …
The NiWatts have been on a local tour as we await the first batch of production chassis – this, in preparation for their Fall tour to the East Coast.
Yesterday, I put them to a real test – with speakers that no 300B amplifier has any right to expect to drive to satisfactory levels – Von Schweikerts.