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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 17, 2013 2 comments
The new VPI direct drive turntable prototype and 3D printed JMW Memorial tonearm made their debuts at the New York Audio Show.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 17, 2013 1 comments
Does this look like a $5995 phono preamplifier? It looks far more costly to me. Canadian manufacturer Coincident Technology sells this new two-box tube-based phono preamp direct to consumers for $5995.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 17, 2013 2 comments
This modestly sized, unassuming looking little jewel was in use in the Audio Arts room, fed by a Jan Aalerts cartridge mounted in the Simon Yorke S-10.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 3 comments
New York City based Atocha Design displayed a gorgeous looking, superbly crafted retro-cabinet designed to hold components and store records or other lesser media. All of the company's cabinetry is hand-crafted in the U.S.A. by a master cabinetmaker.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 1 comments
The Ikeda Sound Labs KAI MC cartridge mounted on an Ikeda tone arm, itself mounted on a chrome-y looking Triangle Art Signature turntable appeared at the New York Audio Show.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 2 comments
The latest turntable from Simon Yorke, the S-10 is a battery powered design that appears to be a seriously refined and updated edition of the S-7 that was my reference for nearly a decade.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 0 comments
The Reed 3P is one of many interesting tone arms from the Lithuania-based company.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 2 comments
Acoustical Systems' SME-collet type headshell offers provisions for overhang/zenith angle, azimuth and VTA/SRA adjustability.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 0 comments
The SMARTractor appears to be among the most precise devices available to set overhang and zenith angle. The designer even provides a variety of spindle insert to insure a snug fit.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 16, 2013 2 comments
Spotted in the Wes Bender Audio room the new (Jim) Hagerman Trumpet Reference MC/MM phono preamplifier. Uses 12AX7 and 12AU7 tubes. Features both MC and MM inputs with a wired remote control for all adjustment functions also available on front panel.

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