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Michael Fremer Posted: May 10, 2016 1 comments
Musical Surroundings' Garth Leerer walks us through the DS Audio Master1 optical cartridge that debuted in America at AXPONA 2016. It was installed on the brand new AMG Twelve Inch 12JT tone arm.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 10, 2016 Published: May 09, 2016 0 comments
This is not a show featuring records on the Reprise label (but that's a good show idea)!
Michael Fremer Posted: May 09, 2016 4 comments
Nishikawasan explains the significant upgrades to his Air Force One turntable that resulted in a new "Premium" version costing approximately $40,000 more than the standard $100,000 Air Force One (shown with SAT tone arm).

Michael Fremer Posted: May 09, 2016 6 comments
See and hear described new and upgraded turntables from Thorens L'Art du Son, Mobile Fidelity, Thales, Landmesser Audio and Blackstone. A translating glitch leaves the impression that Blackstone's Pabst motors are new. They are new old stock, not newly manufactured ones.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 09, 2016 2 comments
Frank Schröder brught his vintage Neumann turntable to HIgh End Munich 2016. He shares with us why the 'table sounds so good and why he's such a fan of the design.

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 08, 2016 4 comments
While the design of Audio-Technica's new ART1000 MC phono cartridge, which affixes the coils atop the stylus, appears revolutionary, in fact it's been done before and quite some time ago.

Michael Fremer Posted: May 07, 2016 Published: May 06, 2016 6 comments
ELAC celebrates 90 years by bringing back the storied Miracord brand (minus Benjamin).

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Michael Fremer Posted: May 07, 2016 Published: May 06, 2016 24 comments
Dietrich Brakemeier's gargantuan Apolyt turntable wows visually but more importantly, based on the description he appears to have gotten all of the design fundamentals 100% correct and equally well-optimized.
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Michael Fremer Posted: May 07, 2016 Published: May 06, 2016 3 comments
The actual figures are yet to have been totaled, but there seems to be wide agreement among show veterans that this year's High End show will shatter all previous attendance records.

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