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Romy the Cat


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Post #: 61
Post ID: 9102
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The Ortofone Jubilee Recommendation.
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I got last week two emails and one this morning, from people who read this thread and ask me basically the same question: Romy, do you recommend the Ortofone Jubilee? The people who did it before and received from me no replies or the replies with suggestion to go screw themselves know how it works. People have no concept how much I do not care what you people consider to purchase or willing to use. The poor audio freaks are so accustom that any knowledge in audio get converted into a tradable commodity that they do not feel that the “conversions” might not be necessary…. One of the emails last week even made me to laugh and the person asked do send him to hell as he is a classical music listener. At the same time the people do not ask proper questions in proper formats, which would make extending the recommendations interesting. They just want somebody stick their damn noses into something.

Anyhow, in case of Ortofone Jubilee I think I do need to raise my voice and extend an official recommendation. Here is comes…

I would like to state a strong OPPOSITION to a recommendation for people buying Ortofone Jubilee cartridges. This my disapproval of Ortofone Jubilee does not derive from the Ortofone Jubilees sonic performance – if you read the thread then you will see that I am pleased with Jubilee’s sound. However I feel the current production of Ortofone Jubilee is defective (search my site with word “Compliance Noise”). I do not insist that the Compliance Noise is something that is hugely auditable during playback but it shell not be there in new cartridge. I do not know what Ortofone does with it and according to the US Ortofone distributor no one complained about it, even though he himself verified the problem with the cartridge that I returned to him. This kind of proves my view that the majority of people in audio are deaf Morons but it does not help to Ortofone to fix the problem.

So, if you are in Ortofone realm then complain, vocally and persistency, as it is the Ortofone problem and with your voice they will continue to do whatever they what instead of whatever is necessary.

The Cat


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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Romy the Cat


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Post #: 62
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Decca London Reference in Positive Feedback
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Somewhere in the thread there was mentioning of the London Reference cartridge. The Positive Feedback this month published a review of the needle.

http://www.positive-feedback.com/Issue48/london_reference.htm

The review is idiotic in my view, but no different than the people who have a need to write those products reviews. However, since there is no information about cartridge widely available I think it would be worth to read it for whomever care. Also, the London cartridge distributor with whom I spoke on the phone and who sounded like a Moron in my view looks like not longer a distributor and he when back to sell car and graveyard lots. Hey, without him the needle even might to sound better, who knows…

The Cat


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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drdna
San Francisco, California
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Post #: 63
Post ID: 13298
Reply to: 13292
Decca London Reference cartridge review
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Wow! That review is filled to the brim with so much B.S. I was amazed, all that "You need this special $5000 hookup wire to get the most out of this cartridge" etc. I couldn't believe it. Has the state of audio reviewing truly been reduced to this sad form of gratuitous pornography? In some sense, it further alienates those of us who just want to listen to music.

That said, the Reference is still an amazing cartridge and I am glad to own one. It is true that it is in a different league from all other cartridges, as I have said before.
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Paul S
San Diego, California, USA
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Post #: 64
Post ID: 13300
Reply to: 13298
Wheat, Chaff, and Chafe
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Adrian, I have not heard this specific cartridge, but the "alive" thing Levi went on and on about certainly rang a Decca bell for me; also the "tweak-y" parts.  I do think Levi might have made more of the cable-as-load angle as opposed to painting the $5k foo-foo cable as a minimum-quality companion product; but then, we all realize that these guys are selling, right?  However, I am willing to accept that he found something he thinks works in that application.

Looking at the photograph of the cartridge, there are some screw heads visible.  On a Decca I remember, the screw on the side of the thing was some kind of adjustment screw.  Is that also the case with this new cartridge?  I remember that screw in the same way I remember the manic Jackie Du Pre putting her instrument outside or leaving it in the sun, and how I squirmed, hearing that remarkable cello groan and pop!

Another thing I think could be made more clear is that some components that want perfect set-up actually "guide" the attuned user by responding accordingly.  In the best cases, this response is also linear.  With the older Deccas, there were so many swirling variables that I could not determine a repeatable, linear course of adaptation.  Mea culpa.

Somehow, I did not realize until reading Levi's review that this cartridge puts out 5 mV!  I have to admit, I like the idea of eliminating another transformer, along with its connections.  One could theoretically hard-wire that cartridge straight to the network.

Best regards,
Paul S
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Stitch


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Post ID: 13301
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New Rating in future
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It would be much easier to name some useful reviews instead to rant about written BS which became standard today.

 In future we will get a new "Rating" System.


Not for components, no, it is for Reviewers.

For example:

Complete-Master-BS-Class: Jonathan Valin, Myles B. Astor ...

Creating-Eye-Cancer-Class: All from Tone Audio ....

Did-he-smoke-something?-Class: M. Fremer ....

and so on


Kind Regards
Stitch
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drdna
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Post #: 66
Post ID: 13303
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Thoughts on the new London Decca Reference
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 Paul S wrote:
Adrian, I have not heard this specific cartridge, but the "alive" thing Levi went on and on about certainly rang a Decca bell for me.
Yes, it has the characteristic alive quality that all other cartridges lack, but without excessive juiciness of the older Deccas. I guess you could say that with all other cartridges, you are daydreaming about girls. With the old Deccas, you finally got a real girlfriend, but she was erratic, a binge drinker, and sometimes a real handful! With the new Decca Reference, it's like you find a new girlfriend who is everything good you could imagine. Do you sometimes miss the excitement of the big arguments with the old girlfriend with plates being thrown at you from across the room? Maybe, but the good news is unlike girlfriends, you can keep your old Decca Royal Jubilee too!


 Paul S wrote:
Looking at the photograph of the cartridge, there are some screw heads visible.  On a Decca I remember, the screw on the side of the thing was some kind of adjustment screw.  Is that also the case with this new cartridge?
Yes, there are the same screws on the new Decca as with the old one.
 Paul S wrote:
Somehow, I did not realize until reading Levi's review that this cartridge puts out 5 mV!  I have to admit, I like the idea of eliminating another transformer, along with its connections.  One could theoretically hard-wire that cartridge straight to the network.
That is one of the big advantages; you have hit it on the head. Excess circuits are always a bad thing. With this, everything is simplified. Everything is flesh and bone.Adrian
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Paul S
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Making "Adjustments"
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I admit that I am facinated with this cartridge, based on the undying hope that one day the unique and addictive (and ultimately, necessary...) "aliveness" might be had without the sort of mind-twisting torture that always prevailed.  But this "review" did not really tell much about the development process, did it?  I am left with plenty of questions.

For one thing, leave it to a "professional reviewer" to leave out the part about the adjustment screw(s?).  Exactly what does this screw adjust, and what sort of controls are offered for repeatable adjustments?  I "remember" turning that screw ad hoc to compensate for the effects of temperature, humidity, and ??? on the "film" to which the stylus is mounted....  Shades of Du Pre's cello!  But that can't be right, can it?

I also wonder a lot about the process of dialing the thing in electrically, since I remember there was no "slack" in this - at all -  in terms of integrating pitch, timbre, and balance with the "aliveness", and also output seemed to vary considerably once the parameters were set, based at least partly, I presumed, on whatever the tension of that "film" happened to be at the time.

Without doing any background checking, I also wonder if some phono stages might actually be overloaded by the considerable output from that cartridge.

For those unfamiliar with the "aliveness" under discussion here, it is a pretty much continuous field of the sort of lifelike sounds that occasionally make us snap to attention with other cartridges (other sources apart from well-rendered master tape, for that matter...).  It is "REAL" sound, all right; but to date it has only been gotten at the same sort of cost a connoisseur might ultimately pay for  ---  heroin.

Best regards,
Paul S
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Romy the Cat


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Post #: 68
Post ID: 13306
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We are talking about cartridges, right?
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 Stitch wrote:
It would be much easier to name some useful reviews instead to rant about written BS which became standard today.

I think the cartridges reviews is very different subjects then reviews of any other equipment. A review of any other equipment is just made to generate a little bump in sale. The reviews come and go, that is fine. The people with brain and ears know how, by whom and what for that it all done. The cartridges reviews are a different animal. You can’t not borrow, try, return cartridges and listen others – would it be reviewers or personal friends – is the only why how people learn about cartridges.

In contrary to any other equipment I feel that cartridges are well benefited in comparative reviewing…

The Cat


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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Stitch


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Post #: 69
Post ID: 13312
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Reviews :-)
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 Romy the Cat wrote:

In contrary to any other equipment I feel that cartridges are well benefited in comparative reviewing…

The Cat


Good to read that you think positive about something :-)

Unfortunately my experience is different, specially in cartridge reviews. I never read so much nonsense, so much non-information or wrong results than here.

Just a few examples:

Your own experience with Koetsu (show me a review which does not has as result how super great they are, worth selling the house to get it or some more..)

Have you ever listened to air Tight PC-1? Cartridge of the Year from JV

No? Do it.

Or the ones from MySonic Lab?  After Jesus the next best which come down to earth.

Or Dynavector XV-1s?  What a dead sounding BS-Cartridge, good for nothing, a cheaper TeKaitora will show what's all about

Or the latest Zyx Omega? This one is wrong in all frequencies, but you will never read that somewhere

I guess I forgot some which are really awful, too.


Kind Regards
Stitch
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Romy the Cat


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Post #: 70
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Reviewers must earn credibility, they do not have it by default.
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Stitch,

when I said that in contrary to any other equipment I feel that cartridges are benefited by comparative reviewing I meant exactly what I meant. You see, cartridges are original transducers and they have own sound. This own sound shall be recognized and discriminated. How to recognize this discrimination in a reviewer - a person that you do not know, have no idea about his playback, objectives and reference points? Well, to me it is much more useful if a person describes the reviewing cartridges in context of describing a few other cartridges. In this case if a reviewer provide a proper (in my personal view) critical analyses of other cartridges that I might know then it give me an idea where the person stays with his assessment.

The Cat


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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Stitch


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No Audiophile Hotline
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 Romy the Cat wrote:

... People have no concept how much I do not care what you people consider to purchase or willing to use...They just want somebody stick their damn noses into something.

 .... that the majority of people in audio are deaf Morons ...

The Cat


I love these statements.

The Reality:

Audiophile-Hotline.jpg


Kind Regards
Stitch
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Romy the Cat


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The low level of expectations is a bitch in audio.
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Well, it might be not EXACTLY on the subject of “buying a last cartridge” but it surprisingly has a lot of connection with your post above. Sometime I need to post the emails that I am getting from my site – this is very educational to observe what kind idiots audio is staffed with. Among all emails that I am getting I have approximately 3-4 emails per week that are virtually the same. People that I do not know send to me questions what preamp, speaker, tonearm or whatever I recommend to them to buy of they ask me what I think about this or that component.  Most frequently I just do not answer but in some case what I feel very friendly I reply with I do not care and that I do not consult regarding audio decisions. What happen next is almost predictable – in 80% of all cased the idiots on the other side dump on me a barrage of insults and accusations blaming me for not willing to help him. This train is never was late and even play a game with those idiots, trying to predict what I will be accused in. What does it indicates? Nothing but the level of the expectation the people have to each other in audio.  Are you in need of a professional help? Are you divorced? Are you pissed because you are out of work? Are you drunk and wasted? Are you arrogant son off a bitch? Are you on drags? Do people describe themselves and own expectations or me? The low level of expectation is a bitch in audio – each idiot in audio feels that a next person is the identical idiot to himself...  Some people even write code-conduct for idiots, they call it audio-reviews…
 
The Cat


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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Nicanor


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Post ID: 13328
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Must be a missing factor?
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 Romy the Cat wrote:
Are you in need of a professional help? Are you divorced? Are you pissed because you are out of work? Are you drunk and wasted? Are you arrogant son off a bitch? Are you on drags?


To be fair Romy, 90% of those conditions apply to my case, but I have never had any desire to ask your advice on audio matters! Only joking of course(?)

Learning about audio is like learning anything - the only path which produces results is one of pain, self doubt, self-denial. The results, of course, are worth the trouble, but there are a lot of people out there who haven't learned that lesson, who want to take short cuts, who in this case are looking for some kind of consumer-guru. Somehow our culture takes care of these people to the extent that some can afford expensive home electronics...it is a shame that this worldview is biologically viable but that is my own bitterness talking..
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Romy the Cat


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The nature of…
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I think the way how I wrote it is a bit confusing as those questions are that the Morons ask me in reply to my denial to “consult”. What the all those Idiots miss is that audio is very individualistic by nature and a playback is built only for the playback owner. There is no community and there are no public interest – there is only an individual with own requirements and own solution for him requirements. I do not believe to people who do audio or even who write about audio for others. Audio is a subject of personal semi-intellectual hygiene, it belongs to a person and all truly important questions and answers are born in a person mind and addressed within the person mind. The Morons who cruse audio people with generic adolescent questions are just idiots and I have no interest to waste my time on audiofools.

Returning back to the cartridges subject – the London cartridges “review” was written by idiot and for idiots. Ironically the guy who wrote it did not write it for himself but he wrote it explicitly for others. This is well recognized and this is why the “review” is garbage.

The Cat


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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Romy the Cat


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Great time with old Shelter 901
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Yesterday a local audio guy to me with this idiotic cartridge experiments and I was forced to dis-calibrate my second arm. So, this morning I felt to go for Mravinsky Bruckner 8 that I have only on record and I was thinking what needle to put in my second arm. The SPU Classic Eliptical the I had in there is boring needle and looking at what I have I took my old semi-worn Shelter 901 that I did not use for a few years.  You know, tell whatever you want about this cartridge but the dynamic contrast it does is absolutely fantastic. It might be no so wild tonally but it is so impressive dynmicly and texturally! I really love it. In particularly the Mravinsky’s abstract virtualization of meaning Teutonic rendered by a bit scream character of Shelter made all the things beautifully-confusing.  I would not mind to have Shelter 901 back to the service on the second arm to play older recordings where the chromatic richness of my reference Ortofon Jubilee is not truly serviceable.

The caT


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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RonyWeissman
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901 still
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Hi Romy,  I haven't been listening to much analog past few years, so,thout I would adjust my 901 and get back to basics. I really like this cartridge and forgot how great the bass can be. It is lovely on pianoforte, simple schubert songs
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Romy the Cat


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Contrast of nuances
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Yep, the 901 is (was) a wonderful cartridge, I still have it and I sometime to put it in my second arm. Not that it not deserve to be in first arm but I do not skew up with my first arm which is fine-calibrated for other cartridge and I do not want to do ruin it. I have absolutely no problem with 901’s bass or with anything else but sill the most distinctive quality in 901 I find is its incredible contrast of nuances.


"I wish I could score everything for horns." - Richard Wagner. "Our writing equipment takes part in the forming of our thoughts." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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901mkII?
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I'm wondering if the current 901mkII holds the candle? (...which would be against the industry practice, but...)
It can be gotten for $1500 in some japanese online shops, but there does not seem to be much feedback around.
Cheers,
N-set



Cheers,
Jarek
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Romy the Cat


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Shelter against Shelter: I do not trust to anything
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 N-set wrote:
I'm wondering if the current 901mkII holds the candle? (...which would be against the industry practice, but...)
It can be gotten for $1500 in some japanese online shops, but there does not seem to be much feedback around.
N-set, it is hard to say. I dealt with Shelter 901 in 1999, it was time when it was just begin to show up in US market. Before the version 501 was available re-branded by a US salesperson who was pushpin it for $2500. I bought my 901 in 2000 in Tokyo and at that time they sold 901 for $800 and 501 for $400, in US the prices were doubled.  It is 12 years passed by from then and only God know is the today 901 has any resemblance to what was 12 years back. Mind you that since then Shelter made a few other models of cartridges: MK II for each of the formerly existing and also 90x , 5000, 7000, 9000 and Harmony MC. All of them are presumably more superior to 901, at least more expensive.

The problem is that no one, at least among the people I might trust has any area about absolute truth regarding Shelter. People might get some relative truth regarding one of another cartridge but they are not able to grasp the thinks all together. I spoke with Shelter US distributor who suppose to know something about Shelters and he was absolute idiot, not only ignorant on the subject but not even able to support a conversation about cartridges, I think I have written about it before.

It is possible that more advanced version of Shelter, after the 901, are better and it is also possible that they are worse. I have seen a few years back some kind of US publication when they compare the Shelter 901 to 90x and 900 and found that the newer version worthy. I do not remember what it was but there were in there also some contradiction in the article that made me to discard the findings.

The most important question would be however: how Shelter holds it absolute level of quality/sound. Let pretend that they took the 12 year old 901 cartridge and rename if to the Shelter 9000 with price tag of $5000. Then they took the old 501 cartridge and re-name it to 901. With the industry that has no quality control and no reviewing control then can get away from absolutely anything and have no liability for what they do. I do know some manufactures who absolutely intentionally secretly dropped the performance level of the existing on-going products since the products had developed a reputation. It was not just a “drop in sound” but it was a drop from being absolutely one of the kind super-products to be juts garbage that deserved to be wasted. There is nothing prohibitive for Shelter to do the same, nowadays they can make the any Shelter for $3.59 per cartridge in china and write on the cartridge body any numbers they want. 

I am not accusing Shelter for going juts hat but I know that whatever fuck up might be made by the industry will be made by the industry. so, I would not trust to any cartridge by any bran or any model and would be evaluation myself the very specific cartridge I want to by. I remember what I was buying my current Jubilee I was getting it from VERY reputed company – not high you can go in reputation and stability of results as Otofone? So, I still got two cartridges with two different sounds.

So, I personally do not believe anything ever told about cartridges and I do not believe that cartridges might be described by brand or by model. I would say even 10-15 years ago it was but nowadays cartridges pool is a jangle and I have zero trust to anybody and to anything. The only thing that makes me gratefully in all of it that I am not in cartridges market….

The Cat


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Cartridge wars
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Yes i am glad to not be in cartridge market either. Of all the equipment i hve biught, auditioned, researched, the cartridge is,the most elusive. Tou,have no idea if,the hifi store, reviewer, internet guy has set up the thing properly, and the number of reviewers that don't discuss the impact of,their step-up on the performance is frightening.  I will stay with 901 until it looses its bass qualities, then i will just listen to my mono cartridge which pushes music out with an amazing richness that i don't care about the tonal bastardization.


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