JOHN MICHELL EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

FIRST … Please read the important statement at the foot of this page. Thank you. —//— PRISMA … https://www.springair.de/de/michell-prisma/transrotor-ac-mit-sme-3009/iii/h75777 MYCRO … https://elektro.bazos.cz/inzerat/163755010/gramofon-michell-model-mycro.php GYRODEC … https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649943686-michell-gyrodec-turntable-nos/ FOCUS 1 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649942867-ja-michell-focus-one-turntable-with-grace-rubin-cartridge/ GYRODEC … https://audio-video-tv.hyperinzerce.cz/zesilovace/inzerat/98446812344993588681-michell-gyrodec-two-rega-arms-nabidka-barcelona GYRO SE … https://www.hifi-forsale.co.uk/moreinfo.php?prod_title=Michell_Gyro_SE&p=turntable&prod_id=109210&offset= TECHNOARM https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/michell-technoarm.276036/ ORBE SE … https://www.hansaudio.nl/product/michell-orbe-se/ ALECTO … http://www.heathcoteaudio.co.uk/product.php?type=solid%20state&head=Solid%20State ALECTO … https://www.2dehands.be/v/audio-tv-en-foto/versterkers-en-ontvangers/m1883857723-michell-alecto ALECTO … https://www.hifi-forsale.co.uk/moreinfo.php?prod_title=MICHELL_ALECTO&p=integrated_amplifier&prod_id=102759&offset= ALECTO PAIR … https://www.heathcoteaudio.co.uk/product.php?type=solid%20state&head=Solid%20State […]

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SME: What model of the SME 309 to choose and how to set a price for tonearms

I have decided to buy a SME 309 or V for my Thorens TD124 project. I would be prefer the V, but 2nd hand prices are 1100+ GBP and that would be to stretch my budget to much as I also need a new phonostage. Reason for not considering the IV is that it is […]

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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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MICHELL ENGINEERING: Orbe versus old Pink Triangle PT2, LFD Audio copper reference, SME 4 – and more

Hello. I am using an Orbe with and Audio Origami breathed-on Zeta arm with a Benz Glider plus an LFD Audio copper reference arm cable. I also have a PT2 which is in need of quite a bit of tlc – I mean to get it working properly – would you expect it to be […]

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HELIUS DESIGNS: Servicing their tone arms; the policy defined

They say: Helius has produced over 15 different models of tonearm over the last 23 years and still regularly services all models, regardless of age and condition.   Where parts are missing we can usually make replacements A standard service involves stripping down the arm, cleaning, checking and re-polishing bearing needles and cups, reworking solder joints, […]

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ROXSAN: The Sara tonearm

They say … Roksan has long been admired and respected for its ground breaking turntables and tonearms, many of which are industry ‘icons’. The new SARA Tonearm is set to build on Roksan’s reputation with its performance, ease of use and radical design. With demand for high performance vinyl replay continuing to rise, the SARA […]

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BRINKMANN: La Grange and one of the world’s first fully balanced vinyl replay systems

Originally published here in February 2006 Howard, is it true that way back you were the owner of the World’s first fully balanced vinyl replay system? Possibly the first; certainly one of the first three ….. so I’m told. I purchased the Brinkman 10.5 tonearm before I became a dealer, and paid £2,200 from the […]

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HELIUS DESIGNS: Their tone arm trade-in policy defined

They say: Occasionally, Helius will acquire some of its past products. There are primarily two reasons, the first is to maintain a stock of older parts for purposes of repairing the classic tonearms. We do this because it is uneconomical in today’s CNC machnining environment to have small numbers of the larger components machined, so […]

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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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HELIUS: The evolution of tonearm design and consider aspects of various designs that most influenced my approach to Helius

Geoffrey Owen – head of Helius Designs writes: In this episode I’m going to discuss the evolution of tonearm design and consider aspects of various designs that most influenced my approach to Helius. My own hi-fi journey started with the most classical of 1970’s choices – an SME 3009 mounted on a Thorens TD125 MKII […]

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FIDELITY RESEARCH: What happened?

Apparently … Made a well regarded line of arms to along with the cartridges that were their main line of business. The FR-64 series is probably the most common on the second hand market, the FR-64fx with a black anodised aluminium armtube and the FR-64s wich featured a Steel alloy tube are usually considered better […]

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