Mistracking springs to mind. But to say that it incorrect has to be divided into two questions. The first being : is the arm and cartridge physically suited for each other. This involves matching the compliance of the cartridge to the mass of the arm. Also you probably would not want to put a $5000 cartridge in a cheap arm, the bearings in the arm would not do the cartridge justice. The second question would be "I don't think this arm and cartridge is giving me the sound I expected". Outside of audible mistracking this is a much harder question because most of it involves not what you hear but what you don't hear. There is a failure to resolve detail and to follow the pace and rhythm of the music. Like the Supreme Court Justice you may not be able to describe it but you will know it when you hear it. If you feel that yours is not working properly the best thing is to have it checked by a competent set up person IF you can find one.
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