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Michael Fremer Posted: May 23, 2013 10 comments
Sandwiches of thick aluminum and inlays of thick wood or other materials highlight both the Sperling's looks as well as its damping mechanism. Different species of wood are available that will affect, to some degree, the final sound.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 23, 2013 1 comments
The Primary Control is a stylish tone arm featuring a wooden arm tube and head shell. The bearing system is unique.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 21, 2013 3 comments
Here is the second part of our Munich High End 2013 GoPro coverage.
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Jon Iverson Posted: May 21, 2013 231 comments
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 20, 2013 3 comments
The compact, Swiss-made Thales TTT turntable exudes a subtle, soothing beauty and refinement. The Simplicity tangential pivoted tonearm complements the 'table's "refined to the essentials" design and together they create a vinyl playback system that seems destined to produce great sound, though I really didn't get a chance to listen
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 20, 2013 2 comments
I found Mr. Daniel Schuch exhibiting his girder-like tone arm on the floor of one of the big main halls. As a group of fascinated Japanese audiophiles looked on, Schuch demonstrated the workings of his pivoted tangential-tracking tonearm, which he modestly characterizes as "The perfect pick-up arm."
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 20, 2013 5 comments
Music Hall's new top of the line MMF 11.1 turntable incorporates some familiar design features.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 20, 2013 0 comments
The Hartvig TT Signature turntable features a 30 pound platter of aluminum and acrylic and a hardened steel bearing shaft with an aluminum base, plus a precision honed bronze bushing with a ceramic ball and Teflon thrust pad.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 19, 2013 4 comments
While in the U.K. last week I took a run in the famous Kensington Gardens with the GoPro on my head.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 19, 2013 13 comments
The Da Vinci Audio AAS Gabriel MK2 Reference Turntable is a thing of beauty to be sure. It is obviously a mass-loaded design and the build quality appears extremely high with a commensurate price tag of around $50,000.

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