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Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hello Porto, I also used to try to find optional "slope" between manifold and record, but I had serious tracking problems with some records, while with others none. So it is a wrong way, there is no optional slope att all. Manifold and platter mus... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Porto, Welcome to The TERMINATOR World !I´ve been running The TERMINATOR 3Pro for 2.5 years, and I bought The Tomahawk wand just a few weeks ago. Your Infinity Black Widow has a 3 gram wand and my SME III has 4.5 gram wand. They are quite similar,... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi Raul, Glad to hear your AT20SS is not peaky and it is at the same time very alive, that´s very promising. You are quite right, there´s something wrong with my stylus, very likely it is not a Shibata at all. I take your advice and will buy a new... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi David, Hardly can wait for your comparison about your ACUTEX carts ! Glad to hear your AT20SS is not peaky. Very interesting hear your comments about it on Tomahawk ! Also our Professor has an AT20SS and he says it´s not an easy cart to perfect... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi David, How good is your ACUTEX M 320 III STR now on Tomahawk ? I´m glad to say I´m also running The Terminator T3Pro with Tomahawk. How good is your Audio-Technica AT20SS ? I´ve just bought an old AT20SLa, unknown playing hours. It sounds very ... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi David, You´ve done very interesting experiments on SHURE 1000E´s capasitances and impedances ! I´ve found 150-160 pF with 47 kOhm sound best and also give the widest frequency response for the SHURE Ultra 500, my preamp doesn´t have other high ... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi Dgarretson, Great ! I think it will work out just fine. Cheers 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi Raul !The SHURE Ultra fits perfectly the SME III arm with 5 gram total mass and also Vic´s TERMINATOR that I´m currently using.Thanks for advice. There´s one ACUTEX M 320 III STR for sale in the US, unfortunately I can´t buy it because the sell... 
Who needs a MM cartridge type when we have MC?
Hi Raul !Thanks for your very interesting thoughts about MM and IM carts and reviewing your ACUTEX army.I have a 25 years´ experience of SHURE Micro-Ridge/beryllium carts, especially the ULTRA 500 which is superb in my system.An Italian eBayer is ...