Hello Rick, what is your LP12 sitting on? The tramoplin is for use on a heavy piece of furniture like a big wall unit. if not, it sounds a bit soft.
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It is sitting on top of a solid oak audio tower with 5 shelves. The feet are pointed picks, which are on a solid 2 inch thick piece of White Ash. The whole thing sits on top of a Red Oak (3/4 inch thick) floating floor over top of concrete, separated by a foam moisture barrier.
To be honest, I just got the LP12 turntable and am in the process of upgrading it. It will be replacing an old Dual Turntable with its original Shure M75ED Type 2 cartridge which regularly received new styluses. FYI, the present stylus on the Dual has about 3 to 4 hours use on it. The prior owner of the LP12 had removed the Lingo PSU and the Ittok LV III TA prior to listing it for sale. I upgraded to the Ekos plus T-Kable, acquired the Mose PSU and am installing to the Cetech. The Cirkus and everything-else were upgrades done by the prior owner.
I am about to change out my Lyra Dorian for an Akiva. I'll post back with my findings, but I can say this... I like the Dorian quite a bit more than the Linn Arkiv it replaced. That may not be a fair comparison, though... because the Arkiv had a lot of hours and years on it.
The Lyra is very detailed but can really belt out some fast, deep bass. It is a very powerful sound. Really I was perfectly content with it until I got a deal I couldn't pass up on an Akiva.
The Ekos doesn't have a whole lot of room at the headshell, so be careful with your choice. The distance between the stylus and the back of Lyra cartriges is short compared to some other carts out there (such as Shelter), so it fits the tonearm easily.