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Thread: FOR SALE: Fidelity Research FR64x Tonearm

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    I'm going away for several weeks on Saturday, so if anyone wants this for summer, now is the time.

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    I've been watching this arm since it came up for sale, but I'm not sure if it would be a good match for my Zyx R100 cartridge?

    I have an AT 33PTGII and Ortofon MC25FL as back ups.

    Anyone out there with advice regarding the Zyx and this arm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeyb View Post
    I've been watching this arm since it came up for sale, but I'm not sure if it would be a good match for my Zyx R100 cartridge?

    I have an AT 33PTGII and Ortofon MC25FL as back ups.

    Anyone out there with advice regarding the Zyx and this arm?
    Should be bang on ... the R100 is medium compliance which is a good match. While the FR64S is higher mass/suitable for very low compliance, and with a heavy headshell the FR64x can handle very low compliance as well, it's actually lower mass than the FR64S especially with the standard headshell, which is good news for more mainstream cartridges of which the R100 is one. The AT and the Ortofon should be OK as well.
    Speakers - 'RFC' Tannoy Canterburys with custom crossovers; Amp - Radford STA100; Preamp - EAR 912; Vinyl: Thorens TD124 MkII with Ikeda IT345-CR1 and Ortofon 309 Limited tonearms; Cartridges: Miyajima Kansui, Zero Mono and Premium 78, Ikeda 9TT, Ortofon SPU Royal N and SPU Mono GM MkII, and GE VX II vintage mono; phono stage and SUT from EAR 912; Esoteric Sound Re-Equalizer for early mono and 78; Digital: Audio Note CDT2/II transport and RPI2 with HifiBerry Digi+ board, heavily upgraded Audio Note Kit DAC.

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    In addition to what Tom said, I've used the FR64x with an AT33EV and it works very well. I think it's very versatile, and sonically it is neutral and very open.

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    Thanks for both replies, I'll have a think, I prefer the look of a silver one but seeing as they're hard to find by in any finish beggars can't be choosers lol

    I've to factor in the cost of a new armboard too.

    Back in touch soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeyb View Post
    Thanks for both replies, I'll have a think, I prefer the look of a silver one but seeing as they're hard to find by in any finish beggars can't be choosers lol

    I've to factor in the cost of a new armboard too.

    Back in touch soon.
    The 64fx is always black, the heavier 64S always steel colour.
    Speakers - 'RFC' Tannoy Canterburys with custom crossovers; Amp - Radford STA100; Preamp - EAR 912; Vinyl: Thorens TD124 MkII with Ikeda IT345-CR1 and Ortofon 309 Limited tonearms; Cartridges: Miyajima Kansui, Zero Mono and Premium 78, Ikeda 9TT, Ortofon SPU Royal N and SPU Mono GM MkII, and GE VX II vintage mono; phono stage and SUT from EAR 912; Esoteric Sound Re-Equalizer for early mono and 78; Digital: Audio Note CDT2/II transport and RPI2 with HifiBerry Digi+ board, heavily upgraded Audio Note Kit DAC.

    'Wer nicht liebt Wein, Weib und Gesang der ist ein Narr sein Leben lang.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by montesquieu View Post
    The 64fx is always black, the heavier 64S always steel colour.
    Ah, I see.

    Thanks,

    Mike.

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