Yup. The SoundSmith Counter Intuitive works very well, and, like pretty much all things VPI, it's absurdly overpriced @ $50 for a 50¢ sticker. It should be a stock feature of the already overpriced VPI turntables.
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That's correct, the sticker is just a part of the Counter Intuitive. The specialized part that Slowlearner noted is a precision designed counterweight which slides on the VPI counterweight that enables extremely fine adjustments for VTF and azimuth both at the same time. This device saves an enormous amount of time and effort, and is very fairly priced at $50. I would have spent twice that amount upon experiencing how easy it is to now set up a VPI arm with it versus not having it. What used to be a very time consuming and challenging install to get spot on without this device is now quick and easy with it.
OK, I did take a closer look, it's been a while, and the others are quite correct. It includes that plastic sleeve that goes over the counterweight. That must up the cost of production to at least $2.50, so it's rather less absurdly priced. It still does exactly what it's supposed to do, however, so...
Lp2cd, unfortunately by your last comment you appear to have little or no idea of the costs involved in doing business, including R & D, testing, fabrication and manufacturing, marketing, advertising, and other direct and indirect costs of developing a new product for a very limited and targeted marketplace.
A few more thing that I might point out. After setting up my Classic 3 with the Counter Intuitive, I verified the setting with my Fozgometer and it was spot on. Before the verification, I calibrated the Fozgometer using the information from Analogplanet. I did not know about the calibration procedure before reading that article. I also downloaded an Android oscilloscope app to see the left and right channel while using a test record and the channels were spot on after using the counterintuitive. You should try it.