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Female Vocal Collection on Vinyl??
OK thanks!  It was HDTracks...It does say 'ALBUM'  In my English language that means a 331/3 vinyl record, not a 'digital recording'.Thanks folkfreak, your correct about sources....looks like I'm SOL on this. 
Lesson Learned
Excellent post!  Great story!  Well said!  I know that I have experienced  the same conundrum on several occasions. 
Conrad Johnson--does anyone use this brand anymore?
I love my C-J equipment!  Phono-stage, Pre-amp, and Amp! 
High Output MC Cartridge recommendations?
Benz Glider has a Low, Medium, and High Output MM cart avail.  Reasonable price range for a good quality cart.Lyra Delos is a mid output cart and currently in my own system.....what range of cart output are you looking at?  What are the gain setti... 
Lyra Delos Cartridge - Underrated?
I've owned my Delos for 4 years now.  It replaced a Benz Glider, which was another great cart.   I've been very pleased with its performance and quality.  My C-J EF1 phono stage has a limited amount of gain and loading, and the Delos works well wi... 
Marantz 2270
I sold a beloved 2285 (just a bit more output at 85 watts/channel) in 2009 due to hardship for much less that that....the 2285 was in perfect operation, even had the original box and owners manual for it...my loss, another's gain.  Enjoy your 'new... 
What kind of lamp to use with a stroboscopic disc?
The KAB battery strobe is the way to go, but the strobe disc you 'printed out' is only partially accurate.  You really need to purchase the "Cardas Frequency Sweep and Burn-In Record.  It has a set of various strobe speeds printed on the label.  Y... 
Cartridge reccomdations?
Hi,You can't go wrong with a Lyra cartridge.  I have owned a Delos for several years and really enjoy its performance.  The diamond/cantilever assembly is manufactured by a company in Japan that makes scanning electron microscope tungsten tips so ... 
Using 2 different model amps to drive one pair of patio speakers....novice questions
Do your speakers have two separate pair of binding posts on the back?  If yes, and they currently have a jumper connecting the two together you have a chance to experiment.  Remove the jumper connectors on both speakers.  Now you can perform Bi-Am... 
When and how did you, if at all, realize vinyl is better?
Purchased a 30th anniversary LP of Dark Side of the Moon on a half speed mastered, 180 gram, special formulated virgin vinyl.  Already had the same album on CD.  Played both synchronized together and switched back & forth between them.  There ... 
Tube amp for KEF Reference 3s
Hello  grnmtnboy77,I own a pair of Kef Reference 3s as well.  I believe you made a good purchase!.  I run a Conrad Johnson tube amp and tube pre amp.  The amp is a LP66S and the pre amp is a Premier 17LS.  This combination has worked well for man... 
Conrad Johnson Repair Issues
Lots of good advise from the folks at this site.  Please keep us up to date on your progress.  I really hope you get this issue resolved to your satisfaction. 
Favorite guitar players not named......
Ditto 4play..... 
LP Cleaning
Benefits of Proper Vinyl Record Cleaning.....I first posted this in Audiogon in 2002.Reposting for the benefit of the audio community.Benefits of Proper Vinyl Record CleaningThis web site has been an excellent source of information and knowledge... 
How many will listen to tape and vinyl in the next century?
Next century?  As in 2116?  If the Zombie Apocalypse hasn't occurred by then most likely some exotic new technology we can not even phantom will have displaced those technologies......