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et-2 damping trough-good idea or not?
phillippughis the trough a good idea ? imo - the quick answer is it "depends" on how you have your ET2 setup, with what cartridge you are using. Some history firstThe first ET2's came out when MM's were popular. The same year CD's were introduc... 
What are important features in a listening chair
It has to be a design that allows spikes to replace the original chair feet, so that it makes you mechanically grounded with the speakers when sitting in it. Especially beneficial with vibrations induced with higher DB's.8^0   Build style and mate... 
Cartridge for Eminent Technology ET-2 tonearm
@mijostynYou can have your cake and eat it too. The key is to find the right baker, and have him/her give you their recipe. I have provided the recipe/formula for making a cake with an ET tonearm in the previous post. Posting generalizations in an... 
Cartridge for Eminent Technology ET-2 tonearm
dcaudio - What configuration of ET tonearm are you running? Are you set up for heavy or light cartridge, high or low compliance ?   (from the ET2 tonearm owners thread link). https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/eminent-technology-et-2-tonearm-... 
Disco...yep, I'm going there
I forgot that the Eagles had a Disco song.....I listened to The Long Run album on Vinyl this afternoon. Side One The Disco StranglerLyricsLookin' for the good lifeDressed to killShe don't have to worry 'causeThere's always someone else who willLo... 
Is it possible to have vinyl nearly noise free?
The better vinyl setups will push the music forward and the noise to the background.I think that....Music Lovers push the music forward and the noise to the background. Audiophiles will hear every little tick and pop. This is also one of the reaso... 
Why the fascination with subwoofers?
Many speakers that are "full range" are either 1) placed in a space that is too large for them to pressurize properly and/or 2) inadequate setup of gear in front of them. Subs help fill out the bottom octaves if listening to music that has "music"... 
Vinyl vs high def audio i.e. 24bit / 96 or 192khz
me:  Hi Alexa.....please play Vivaldi - Four Seasons for me on vinyl ....................................(silence)me: Alexa are you there ? Alexa ? please play Vivaldi - Four Seasons for me on vinyl ......Alexa - Sorry I am having trouble underst... 
Disco...yep, I'm going there
In the late 70's I had just turned drinking age in Canada. Still vividly remember going to The Ports in North Toronto. It was a night club with two sections - Rock and Disco - side by side.   We would stay in the Rock section till - say 11:00 ... 
Does removing anti-skating really improve sound?
@[email protected] ,It seems the quote from the VPI manual makes my point. A complete turn either way gives way too much counterforce to be useful.I should have mentioned I use the string/weight anti-skate VPI provides.SlawWhen I owned the 12 inch VPI J... 
Does removing anti-skating really improve sound?
When I used to be in closer proximity to buddies systems, we used to frequent each other. All of the systems , including mine with various pivot tonearms, (still own a Dyna) allowed you to hear, if you listened closely, to the two spots on the r... 
Does removing anti-skating really improve sound?
On my VPI, (we know Harry doesn’t advocate anti-skate) From the VPI owners manual As mentioned earlier, the arm wire applies the anti-skating force. The degree of force applied can be adjusted, to increase anti-skating force give the connector a c... 
belt ? or Dental Floss for turntable
Lewm I have seen whole threads devoted to how to tie a particular kind of knot that causes fewer problems than some other kind of knot. There are threads for every audiophile problem. You run the knot on the outside. The key is the tension and thi... 
Is it common for tubes to outweigh the cost of the amp or preamp?
Georgethat is ridiculously "high" pricing at your link https://www.newsensor.com/ProductSearchResult.aspx?Srch=kt88 Viva tubes https://www.vivatubes.com/search.php?search_query=kt88&section=product  
belt ? or Dental Floss for turntable
What turntable?You need a motor design that is physically separate from the plinth to adjust tension, and a speed controller.