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  1. #1
    Join Date: Oct 2016

    Location: Suffolk

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    I'm John.

    Default Parks Audio Puffin and Ortofon Quintet Bronze

    Moving back to MM cartridge setup.

    Parks Audio Puffin Digital Phone 400 delivered. First refusal to Westendboy (Keith)
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    Ortofon Quintet Bronze 350 delivered. Has about 100 hours on it and was pought brand new from Audio Affair.
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    Tech Specs
    - Output voltage @1 kHz, 5cm/sec.: 0.3 mV
    - Channel balance at 1 kHz: < 1.2 dB
    - Channel separation at 1 kHz: > 23 dB
    - Channel separation at 15 kHz: > 15 dB
    - Frequency range at - 3dB: 20-25.000 Hz
    - Freq response 20-20.000 Hz: +/-1.5 dB
    - Tracking ability at 315Hz: 80 m
    - Compliance, dynamic, lateral: 15 m/mN
    - Stylus type: Nude Fine Line
    - Stylus tip radius: r/R 8/40 m:
    - Track force range: 2.1-2.5 g (21-25mN)
    - Track force, recommended: 2.3 g (23mN)
    - Tracking angle: 20
    - Internal impedance/DC resistance: 5 Ohm
    - Recommended load impedance: > 20 Ohm
    - Cartridge body material: ABS/Aluminium
    - Coil wire material: Pure 4-nines copper
    - Cartridge colour: Bronze
    - Cartridge weight: 9 gram
    Last edited by speedyj; 13-08-2020 at 02:12. Reason: Images
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    Project Perspex 6 SB with Ortofon Quintet Bronze
    Big Bottle Audio MK1 Phonostage
    Cambridge Audio Streammagic 6 (V2)
    Yaqin MS-30L - running off of a variac for correct 220v.
    Tannoy Cheviots
    Mark Grant Cables



    PC driving Adam Audio 7 Active Monitors from Asus Xonar Essence STX.

  2. #2
    Join Date: Oct 2016

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    Are my prices a little high on these guys?
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    Project Perspex 6 SB with Ortofon Quintet Bronze
    Big Bottle Audio MK1 Phonostage
    Cambridge Audio Streammagic 6 (V2)
    Yaqin MS-30L - running off of a variac for correct 220v.
    Tannoy Cheviots
    Mark Grant Cables



    PC driving Adam Audio 7 Active Monitors from Asus Xonar Essence STX.

  3. #3
    Join Date: Nov 2018

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    I'm Paul.

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    My opinion yes but if someone wants it they will pay the piper... I am interested in the Puffin but not at that price so I guess I'm somewhat biased with my opinion...
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  4. #4
    Join Date: Oct 2016

    Location: Suffolk

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    I'm John.

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    How does 350 for the Puffin and 300 for the Quintet Bronze sound.

    Puffin cost 399usd plus delivery and import od around another 80usd.

    Quintet Bronze is 500 minimum online and in very ggod condition.

    Delivery will be insured and signed for.
    Last edited by speedyj; 16-08-2020 at 03:31. Reason: Pricing edited.
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    Project Perspex 6 SB with Ortofon Quintet Bronze
    Big Bottle Audio MK1 Phonostage
    Cambridge Audio Streammagic 6 (V2)
    Yaqin MS-30L - running off of a variac for correct 220v.
    Tannoy Cheviots
    Mark Grant Cables



    PC driving Adam Audio 7 Active Monitors from Asus Xonar Essence STX.

  5. #5
    Join Date: Apr 2015

    Location: West Ealing, West London

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    I'm Mauro.

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    Sorry, is your Ortofon Quintet Bronze still for sale?

    Cheers.
    Mauro
    why is nothing ever simple?

  6. #6
    Join Date: Oct 2016

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    I'decided to keep it after all.
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    Project Perspex 6 SB with Ortofon Quintet Bronze
    Big Bottle Audio MK1 Phonostage
    Cambridge Audio Streammagic 6 (V2)
    Yaqin MS-30L - running off of a variac for correct 220v.
    Tannoy Cheviots
    Mark Grant Cables



    PC driving Adam Audio 7 Active Monitors from Asus Xonar Essence STX.

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