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sme 3009 series 2 NON improved tonearm rewire
Look on Facebook for a group called SME Tonearm friends.  
GoldNote 10 or PS Audio Stellar
Following and interested in these two phono stage or others with 2 inputs. 
What speakers use SEAS or SEAS-sourced drivers?
Gradient speakers from Finland. 
SME 3009 II Unimporved -- "Thin" Sound
I recently had also thin sounding coming from my SME3009 s2 Improved and just by changing the headshell to a Magnesium one the sound transformed completely.  Those old SME headshells give a very ringing sound, try something like magnesium, or carb... 
SME is leaving the OEM and aftermarket/retail tonearm business.
@lohanimal They don't go well with Linn Sondeks and other 3 points due to their weight (talking about the iv and v) but they are a great choice for Roksan, Point triangle and many other decks.You are absolutely right, Just switch to a SMEV from a ... 
Phono Preamp - 2k budget?
@pbnaudio  have you consider adding two inputs to the liberty? I have heard very good comments about your phono stage, but having two turntables i really want only one phono stage for my setup to replace what I already have. An  ARCphr3 and a Roks... 
Dunlavy resurrection?
What about some sort of DIY Dunlavy options, were you sell the drivers, x overs and plans etc... I have owned Dunalvy,s sc2 and I,m friends with a former dealer and he told me that the big problem with them was shipping those big speakers.  Maybe ... 
New Gold Note PH 10
So the Ph10 use opamps and if so have anybody tried opamp rolling, I just recently put some Burson opamps on a Roksan reference phono stage with a significant overall improvment. 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
@halcro  good to know that you order the Zoom recorder, they are quite good and economic, i have the older model Q3 .  I am far from being "welll versed" or having any sort of "expertice" in  recording . But those simple recomendations of the Zoom... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
@Halcro here is a link of a Zoom cámara that could be a improvment for your system videos for around 200 dlls.  
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
@halcro. Yes sure, I have heard several times Raúl, s system, through out the last 10 years. He has been very kind to invite me over several times I have happend to visit Mexico City. (I live in Xalapa) about 400 km from him.  Yes I can say it’s a... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
@halcro "With your direct feed is not hearing the effects of interconnects, amplifiers, speakers, room materials and boundaries, soundstage (side-to-side and depth) nor the significant effects that air-borne and structure-borne... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
@halcro While I admire your enthusiasm to put up videos of youtube of your system, your methodology of using a phone to record your system will not do any justice to really  apreciate the fine nuances of your cartridges or specific arm resonances ... 
VAS (Steven Leung) cartridge repair/retipping service?
@Vasaudio; I see in this thread that you have convert  a Denon 103 to mono cartridges.  I have a Grado Master Reference cartridge with one dead channel, I wonder if that could be converted into a mono cartridge. Would it be a good move cost wise? 
New Gold Note PH 10
@slimpikins5 I think Gold Note should just make a an new revision with an MM 100k ohm loading feuture, it has so many options already , why not just add this one.