THE FUNK FIRM: Heritage

The brain and creator of The Funk Firm is physicist Arthur Khoubesserian, often referred to as ‘The Mad Scientist’. His knowledge spans and encompasses 40 years of experience starting with the Pink Triangle in the 80s. Making the headlines, it is no exaggeration to say that Pink Triangle was responsible for turning the whole turntable […]

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DYNAVECTOR: Bring the concert hall and opera house to your home with a Dynavector SuperStereo adapter

“…plug in the ADP-2 processor and the whole experience is dramatically lifted, with a huge increase in scale, authority, instrumental weight and warmth and overall space. In fact, the volume control on the Dynavector acts as almost a ‘bloom’ button. Turn it up from zero and you’ll hear the soundstage swell in front of you, […]

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LOGO MERIDIAN

MERIDIAN: four of the very rarest. 102 / 107 / 607 and MCA-FM

1: 102 A concept with possibly only one prototype of a stand-alone phono stage and/or step-up. Never put into production 2: MCA FM tuner. Only a handful (UK spec only) ever built, in order to fulfill an obligation. Chances of finding one = near zero 3: 107 power amp. Re-badged from left-over Zircon / Orpheus […]

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AUDIOCRAFT TONEARMS: What happened?

Leonard Patel writes … One of those Japanese audio engineering companies that have been making quality arms mostly for the home market. The predecessors to the current 4400 and 3300 were the 4000 (12″) and 3000 (9″), while structurally similar to the current versions they are not as configurable and were of an inferior build […]

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MAPLENOLL: What happened?

Freddy Benson writes … USA based company founded by production engineer and ex-fighter pilot Bob Dilger in the early 80’s when he agreed to take over a tiny division of the Coloney contracting company that manufactured an high end turntable/arm in exchange for consulting work he had done for them. Mr. Dilger simplified the design […]

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TURNTABLES: A $300-$400 tweak?

This is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Buy yourself a turntable outer rim-weight………brand doesn’t matter. These are the metal ring-type weights intended to keep the vinyl flat at the edges just as a centre clamp or weight is intended to keep the record flat at the centre. Now use it religiously on […]

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