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NOT ON EBAY / SME

3009 … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=p805861077 3009 2 … https://www.willhaben.at/iad/kaufen-und-verkaufen/d/sme-tonarm-3009-s2-422828940/ 3009 S2 … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=u401685608 3012 2 … https://www.hifido.co.jp/20-28801-33814-00.html?LNG=E 3012 R … http://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=h518261307 3012 RG … http://www.audioscope.net/sme-3012rg-limited-edition-p-2800.html?ref=3 HEADSHELL … https://www.tradera.com/item/302048/430365535/sme-3009-3012-headshell-pickupskal-med-sladdar HEADSHELL … https://www.tradera.com/item/302048/430365827/headshell-pickupskal-med-sme-faste-sme-liknande-skal-i-metall- MODEL .. 30/12 … https://www.audiophile.org/Ilan/Sme-model-3012-tuntable—tonearm-set/41333 MODEL … 30/2 … https://www.choicehifi.com/product/sme-model-302/ MODEL 10 … https://www.audio-markt.de/market/sme-sme-model-10-black-edition-2660144729 MODEL 10 … https://www.audiophile.org/Ilan/SME-Model-10/39185 MODEL 12A … http://bestsound.lv/shark/?id=201&refsource=hifishark MODEL 15A … https://www.choicehifi.com/product/sme-model-15a-2/ […]

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FIDELITY RESEARCH: What happened?

We asked around and from Singapore (thank you Mr. Tan) e received the following: Legendary Japanese producer of tonearms and pickups founded in 1964 by a former factory manager at Grace by the name of Osamu (Isamu) Ikeda, and introduced it’s first product in the form of the Fidelity Research FR-1 moving coil cartridge in […]

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GRACE: Their tone arms – what happened?

Gentlemen, What happened to the makers of the Grace tonearms. I recall the made more than the G-707 inc one with a bamboo arm-stem. Help. Well, this is what we found so far: “Small Japanese company made a big splash when it came out with the first oil damped tonearms in the 50’s, this page […]

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NOT ON EBAY / TONE ARMS

THE PUBLISHERS DO NOT VOUCH FOR ANY CONTENTS HERE.THE LISTING YOU ARE ABOUT TO VISIT MAY BE A SCAM. PLEASE BE CAREFUL —//— BRINKMANN 12.1 …https://www.audio-markt.de/market/brinkmann-audio-121-9449714269 DECCA MARK ONE … https://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=b526246308 DENON DP 30L … http://www.heathcoteaudio.co.uk/product.php?type=vinyl&head=Vinyl DYNAVECTOR DV 505 … https://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=m460670176 DYNAVECTOR DV 505 … https://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=m472225407 DYNAVECTOR DV 505 (BLUE) … http://www.topclassaudio.com/web/eng/used_product_details.jsp?gid=8401 FIDELITY RESEARCH FR […]

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YOU ARE GROUNDED, SON: Turntable grounding opinions?

Hi hoping to be spoon fed some nuggets of advice on grounding from a knowledgable fishie or 2 My turntable has a grounding wire attached to the underside of the bearing assembly, as well as the more traditional ground wire alongside the tonearm cable. I have 2 issues to try and fix – one is […]

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DYNAVECTOR: The DV series of tone arms. What happened?

“All the arms from this company are high mass arms (at or over 1kg) that can be tricky to set up on a suspended turntable or a very light one, but very nice once you get it right. The earliest model was the DV-505 introduced in 1976 to much acclaim at the time, and discontinued […]

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ALPHASON: What happened?

“Made the HR100S and HR100s MCS arms in the late 80’s early 90’s, it’s a medium compliance unit featuring a ultra rigid design machined from titanium right from the bearing to headshell as a one piece, features a ceramic gimbal bearings and was designed by Mike Knowles, the Xenon was a slightly cheaper version of […]

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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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JUST … PLAIN … AWFUL: The worst pieces of Hi-Fi Equipment you’ve ever owned?

AK is an amazing forum for the depth and breadth of knowledge and opinions of members from all over the world. We spend a lot of time talking about the best equipment we own, but what of the worst? The models you were most disappointed in, were the most overhyped, represented the worst value for […]

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INFINITY TONEARMS: What happened?

Good afternoon. I am curious about Infinity tone arms. Is there any info you can offer please? Certainly. The first arms that the company sold were actually Infinity branded versions of the Forrmula 4 Tonearms but in the late 70’s it introduced a pivoted arm of it’s own manufacture that featured a carbon fibre arm […]

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THE FUNK FIRM: Houdini Cartridge Decoupler

It is as if The Funk Firm Houdini helps your cartridge escape the intrusion of the tonearm, then. Granted, some might have selected their current arm/cartridge combination precisely because of how they sound together. Yet for those considering upgrading either or both items, I suggest you try the Houdini first because it will improve the sound of […]

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CLASSIC KIT: What is the attraction?

Whilst my recent additions are for a secondary system, they certainly are competitive with today’s offerings at a corresponding price point (well, I believe so) albeit not likely to replace my main system. I could so easily have popped into Sevenoaks or the Classifieds and put together a middle of the range system but just […]

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TONE ARMS: Effective Mass and Resonant Frequency

Gentlemen. I have recently upgraded my Goldring 1042 moving magnet (MM) cartridge to a MC and was originally considering Denon DL-103R or Audio-Technica AT-OC9ML/II. After deeper investigation into Arm Effective Mass and Resonant Frequency due reports that the Denon only being suitable for med to high mass arms I found that my Roksan Tabriz (standard […]

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