jperry

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If you have a nice system why do you really need room treatments?
business as usual  
Sota Star Tonearm Cartridge Choice
I would spend all of the upgrade money on the tonearm, and upgrade the cartridge when it wears out or you can afford another upgrade. You may find that your existing cartridge sounds much better with a significant tonearm improvement. That was my... 
Garrard 301 - Project
I think that cartridge will sound great on your Garrard!  
Garrard 301 - Project
@lalitk  The Shindo plattter comes with a special platter mat. The bad news is Shindo does’t sell the platter/bearing other than as part of a turntable anymore.  I think You would need to source the platter/bearing on the used market.  They use... 
Garrard 301 - Project
Also, before I upgraded to the Shindo platter I was using the SPEC mat on the stock platter with great results IMO. https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/spec-analog-disc-sheet-ap-ud1-tt-mat-anyone-else-have-this  
Garrard 301 - Project
I think most bearing are about the same size.    the Shindo is very large. There is a stock v Shindo picture in my virtual system  
Garrard 301 - Project
@lalitk , I use Nordost Sortfut under my 301. I had Stillpoints but needed more clearance for the Shindo bearing. Can’t comment on the sound difference because Nordost and Shindo were installed at the same time   
Garrard 301 - Project
@lalitk, I had a SME 10 and went to a Garrard 301. Never thought about looking back. I'm not sure if a power cord makes much difference, but a power supply like Long Dog or Hanze does make a difference. https://www.longdogaudio.com/product-cate... 
Grado Customer Service (Bad)
Can you just return them? Did you purchase new or used?  
on the cheap
@jbuhl +1 You can also explore a Blue Tooth dongle to hang off the receiver/integrated. like this "Stereo is not her life like some of us. The simpler the better. Would not have to be new. It would be nice also to have the ability to have cd st... 
Technics SL-1200GAE or VPI HW-40 or …?
https://www.brinkmann-audio.de/us/index.php Look for one of their used DD turntables in your price range  
A great minimalist integrated?
http://hifiknights.com/reviews/amplifiers/nagra-classic-int/   The Nagra Classic Integrated amp purchased used  
Software to inventory vinyl collection
Discogs. If most of your music has a barcode its even easier.  
InnuOS Sense 2.6.0.
@shredsled  There is an Innuos group on Facebook. The last time I had issues I posted on there and someone helped me resolve the problem before Innuos could get back to me.  
Need help chosing a preamp
The Nagra HD preamp is a next level piece of equipment in both sound and price. I haven't heard it compared to the Luxman, but I have heard it compared to the Nagra Classic pre. It was clearly, as you would expect, superior to the Nagra Classic p...