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    Join Date: Mar 2014

    Location: KY - Scotland

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    I'm Mike.

    Default Bored..... So I shot my turntable

    With my phone

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    I'm Geoff.


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    Join Date: Apr 2011

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    I'm Robert.


    Well I shot the Sheriff (but I didnt shoot no deputy !)
    My System:
    Amplification - Sansui AU-alpha 707 DR
    Turntable - Modified Technics SL1210 MK5G
    Mike New precision bearing, bearing base plate, ETP Platter
    Micro Seiki MA-202 tonearm, rewired, hybrid ceramic bearings
    Ortofon Cadenza Black moving coil cartridge
    Yannis Tome 423.5 Silver-Litz tonearm cable with KLEI Pure Silver Harmony plugs
    Ebony armboard
    Audio Technica MS-8 Magnesium headshell, Ortofon pure silver headshell leads
    Isonoe Isolation Feet
    Paul Hynes SR7EHD PSU (plus regulator modules), DCSXL pure-silver DC lead with Jaegar low impedance connector
    CDP - Pioneer PD-91
    Speakers - Spendor D7
    QED Silver Spiral speaker cable, Airlock plugs - bare wire amp end.
    Mains - Ultra Pure silver plated un-switched socket, Missing link EPS 500 silver plated plugs with Hi-Fi Tuning gold plated silver ceramic 13 amp fuses

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    I'm Oliver.


    Really nice shot. How's the Kb doing?
    Analogue: Technics SP10 MK2 > Phonomac AT-1010 MK5 tonearm > Ortofon Kontrapunkt b > Bigbottle Jfet MC Valve Phonostage (Telefunken & Tesla Valves)
    Digital: NONE
    Amplification: Nelson Pass DCB1 & Monarchy Audio SM-70 Class A Amplifier
    Cables: Fisual S-Flex Speaker Cable & SPOTFIRE IC Cables & NEW SPOTFIRE Tonearm cable
    Speakers: Pioneer CS-77A

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    Join Date: Oct 2015

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    I'm Ian.


    You've done it now, I'd forgotten about the blue rope lights I've got laying around. I feel a silly session coming on
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    Mordaunt Short Signifer
    Klotz MC5000+MS Audio/Sommer Carbokab+MS Audio/NVA LS5
    Sennheiser HD600/Sennheiser HD650/Koss Pro4 A

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    Join Date: Dec 2014

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    I'm Mike.


    .... cool lighting

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    Join Date: Oct 2017

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    I'm Svend.


    For a moment I had visions of a platter launched from a clay pigeon thrower, double barrel discharge with no. 2 buckshot

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    I'm James.


    Looking good Mike, are you enjoying the Kb?
    VPI Scout 1.1 - Ortofon 2M Black - Croft 25R+ - Croft Series 7 - Spendor SP2

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    Join Date: Mar 2014

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    I'm Mike.

    Default Bored..... So I shot my turntable 😉

    Re: Clay pigeons , many a time I could quite easily have done that with all of my hifi lol.

    It was the way the TT was lit up that caught my eye, hence the photo.

    The Kontrapunkt is sounding very good, I知 getting a bit too much bass at times but I知 preferring the top end to the Zyx which at times could just have a little edge on it, my ears are very sensitive to this unfortunately which is why I couldn稚 use a couple of SS pre amps I致e tried.

    As regards the bass, I知 waiting on new crossovers and I will be tweaking my Tannoys a little with extra bracing and deadening once the crossovers arrive. This should help a bit, if not then I値l be looking for a new cartridge

    I might try the speakers back up on stands again because it reduced to bass too much last time and made that edge more apparent, tweeter height possibly made the edge more noticeable, but with the Kb it might just be right.

    I値l need to dig out my plastic stools again and try it tonight after work.

    Mind you I知 only using the Xiang Sheng DAC as a pre so that痴 maybe adding a bit of something in the mix, new valve arrives for it today, I値l know after work if that improves anything.

    I see you can even roll the opamps in it, I知 even tempted at trying that too, Bryson v5, v6 etc.

    The new gain and driver valves in my Primaluna have improved the power amp somewhat too, another reason my bass might be increased.

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    Join Date: Oct 2012

    Location: The Black Country

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    I'm Alan.


    The Xiang Sheng will be holding the sound back a bit, particularly if you are used the valve output. The coupling caps are only polyester, these can be improved on.

    I thought you had inquired about a better valve pre?

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