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  1. #181
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    Default Sony TTS-8000 Turntable

    Quote Originally Posted by Jimbo View Post
    I could bring along my VPI and show you all what a good belter can do!
    Meh. Belts are for keeping your trousers up.

    Adam.

  2. #182
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beobloke View Post
    Meh. Belts are for keeping your trousers up.

    and so true
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    The Link is to a web page that has the available download, to make a cut out for a TTS 8000 or 6000 in a plinth.
    This thread seems a good place to make it known.

    https://www.vinylengine.com/library/sony/tts-8000.shtml

  4. #184
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    I could not resist when a Sony PUA-1600s tonearm came up in Asia for a decent price - and I am still wondering about a Sony XL 55 Pro cartridge to match the TTS-8000. I am slowly becoming an old analogue nostalgic fart, I guess

    Just mounted for a quick listen before I dismantle the tonearm for cleaning etc:



    Although fitted with a crappy Jelco JAC-506 tonearm cable (the only one I got) I must say the PUA-1600s shows some promise. The combination TTS-8000 & PUA-1600s is not that far from the other arms (Helius Omega Ruby & Terminator3pro) which has been mounted on the TTS-8000.

    So it's all Japanese this weekend: TTS-8000 with PUA-1600s & Lyra Delos. Right now No-Man "Returning Jesus" is spinning - just to make you Brits happy
    Amp: Ayre AX-7e.
    Riaa: ASR Basis Exclusive.
    Speakers: Harbeth SHL5.
    Turntable 1: Sony TTS-8000 with Terminator tonearm & Benz Ruby Z.
    Turntable 2: Garrard 401 with Jelco 750L & Lyra Delos.
    Cables: AN Qssc interconnects and Duelund DCA16GA for speakers.
    Turntable projects: The Voyd, Thorens TD-125 LB.
    Future: I will get back to tubes some day.

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  5. #185
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    it looks lovely.
    My System
    John Wood KT88 Amp.
    Paradise Phono Stage
    Sony TTS-8000 Turntable.
    PMAT-1010 MK6 Tonearm.
    Sony X555ES Cd Player
    Yamaha NS1000m Speakers
    Audioquest Columbia & Colorado interconnects

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldius View Post
    Imo it's a nonsense term used by audiophiles to try to explain sonic difference. It's in the audiophile index of shite alongside emotion and musicality.

    I speak as an owner of a TTS8000. It's the best I've owned and one of the very best I've heard. It would cost a fortune if it was made today because it features a very high level engineering. The SP10 is also an excellent deck and with the TTS8000, the L07D and the Denon DP80, seminal decks in the history of Japanese audio excellence
    I have a friend who owns a TTS-8000. I have a Denon DP-80. Very different approaches to solving a problem, but both work wonderfully. I was never a DD fan - had a few mid-level tables and my upper tier were always belt or idler drive. On a whim I picked up the DP-80 and (with two arms) it is now the table in my main system. It really just does everything right and makes it look (and sound) effortless in the bargain.

  7. #187
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    new cartridge to try, sounding nice,im not sure of the hours and i can bearly see the tip (story of my life!)



    My System
    John Wood KT88 Amp.
    Paradise Phono Stage
    Sony TTS-8000 Turntable.
    PMAT-1010 MK6 Tonearm.
    Sony X555ES Cd Player
    Yamaha NS1000m Speakers
    Audioquest Columbia & Colorado interconnects

  8. #188
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    I can see the fluff

  9. #189
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    Looks like it needs some fancy screws lol

    How's the alignment compared to the ART9?
    Analogue: Technics SP10 MK2 > Phonomac AT-1010 MK6 tonearm > Ortofon Kontrapunkt b > Bigbottle Jfet MC Valve Phonostage (Telefunken Valves)
    Digital: Raspberry Pi 3+/Allo Boss 1.2/Isolator 1.3 & 2x LPSU's with Volumio & JRiver
    Amplification: Nelson Pass DCB1 with Khozmo 48 Step Series Attenuator & Krell KSA100 MK2 Amplifier
    Cables: SPOTFIRE Speaker Cable & SPOTFIRE IC Cables & SPOTFIRE Tonearm cable
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  10. #190
    Join Date: Sep 2014

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    it seems fine mate plus i have the added bonus of doing small tweaks tightening or loosening the screws,a fiddlers delight! lol
    im seriously thinking about cancelling the ART-9.
    what loading and tracking weight do you use,200 ish ohms seems about right to me,tracking at 2.5g
    My System
    John Wood KT88 Amp.
    Paradise Phono Stage
    Sony TTS-8000 Turntable.
    PMAT-1010 MK6 Tonearm.
    Sony X555ES Cd Player
    Yamaha NS1000m Speakers
    Audioquest Columbia & Colorado interconnects

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