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Fidelity Research FR64s Headshell dilemma
@lohanimal The factory headshell does present a dilemma - if you do not have one. From the FR64/66 owners manual. The distance from the front of the head shell to the stylus tip should be adjusted so that it is 7mm.https://photos.app.goo.gl/i3qfaW... 
How Much Have Turntables and Arms Improved in 35 Years
King Harold Are you looking for general forum banter, or looking to upgrade ? If the later I would suggest to simply look to history. The ET2 was put on many turntables when it came out. As far as VPI is concerned that meant the HW19. Harry W. at ... 
How to adjust height of Eminent Technology ET-2 tonearm
Dave - if you really want to try out that cartridge it is a very easy fix. It's a SOTA Star Sapphire vacuumI believe you have a wood plinth. This means they installed the ET2 with the aluminum sub plate so that the three ET 2 leveling spikes don'... 
How to adjust height of Eminent Technology ET-2 tonearm
See the Bolt in the smaller Blue Circle. https://photos.app.goo.gl/hGcy2jPkRL7BYD7z7It is important to try to keep the air bearing midpoint (inscribed line on casing) level with the record. I recommend you skim through the manual to understand wha... 
Eminent Technology ET-2 Tonearm Owners
@bdp24 Eric not sure if you saw the question above. Can you please provide more detail on how you created this tank circuit?I have had a couple emails asking about this circuit. If you have any information on this, pls post. Thanks Chris   Hope th... 
How to adjust height of Eminent Technology ET-2 tonearm
Hi DaveThe entire arm assembly needs to be raised by that much. Bruce Thigpen designed 3 adjustment holes specifically for that purpose  in the Joint..... also known as the "Gooseneck". See the linked picture.   https://photos.app.goo.gl/yss4o759R... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
Nikola - re your magnets question.to best understand the French Connection and answer your question well. There is a brand new for 2020 AudioGon La Platine thread at this link.   https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/2020-update-jc-verdier-la-pl... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
^^^^^^^^^^^^^@nandric You used qualification ’’illusion’’ but without any argumentation. Nikola - It is not possible to "argue".... "illusions" they are personal and definitely not rigid 8^0 But if the court allows, I can provide ..ah...representa... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
^^^^The oil is realThe spikes are real. The pneumatic feet are real. The sand filled base plate is real. The end objective result for all of this paraphernalia.....is fake, an illusion, not real, and it is limited only by ones imagination. For thi... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
@nandric Nikola. I never used the words "cheap TT's". You did, and it changes the meaning. To the idler fan (the subject of this thread is about an idler); there is "hidden" "intrinsic" value in what is acquired for this small sum of money .....if... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
^^^^It's very easy to mess with a used turntable that cost a couple hundred dollars to acquire.  
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
NandricThose who intend to build an new plinth for their TT's are in differentposition from those who want to keep their TT as [email protected] NikolaWith these old idlers, (Garrard/Lenco's, etc...) like the OP of this thread is considering rebuilding ... 
Tonearm mount to the plinth vs arm board vs rotating arm board vs isolated tower
The OP in this thread, is asking about an idler. @kanchi647The idlers are one of the crudest, oldest form of turntable, and with them comes.....(based on my personal direct experiences)The most vibrations, least isolation, the most noise. That's ... 
2020 update : JC Verdier La Platine
ledoux1238Somehow the combination of concrete, raisin, and stone chips doesn't seem to be a good resonance damper. I would like to be enlightened. You are forgetting about the the Air Albert. The resonance of the plinth with its suspension is ab... 
2020 update : JC Verdier La Platine
Albert, from your most recent posts, one would think you would have been better off with one of the German tables. 8^0 This post comments addresses ......BBBBall, Bearing and Battery **********************************The BallLewm Not having owned...