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Audio-Technica ART 7
Dave, where in the U.S. can one purchase the ART-9? I have tried the Needle Doctor and LP Gear and they do not show it.thanks.Carter 
How old are your speakers
Sorry about the errors in my post above. I hit the Post very quickly before reviewing it.Heck I am seventy nine years old , please give me a pass on this.Sorry.Happy listening everyone. 
How old are your speakers
I have two pairs of AR 3s that I bought at a swap meet about 10 years ago. The outside of the speakers was still in good shape but the crossovers and a coupl3 of bass drivers needed help.  I became friends with a fellow that works with  Vintage AR... 
TT mats
Have any of you ever tried a Merrill Gem-Dandy cork-rubber mat and if so what was your opinion?thanks. violin 
aluminum platter vs Acrylic not what I thought
Lewm,  what is your opinion on grafite turntable mats? I want to replace the mat on my Technics SL 1200 MK 5 table and have been considering one made by Boston Audio Design.or would you recommend another type of material?i am not trying to steal t... 
Phono Stage Recommendation $3000
Srafi,i also recommend the Herron . In my system it is absolutely a music making machine. I have a complete Herron system. Preamp, mono amps and phono stage. Over the years I have had other systems but nothing that is as musical as the Herrons. Pl... 
AudioTechnica ART 9 users - break in, VTF/VTA and loading questions
I have an AT 33Sa MC which AT recommends set TF at 2.0 grams and I have the back of the cartridge slightly raised and loaded at 100 ohms and it sounds terrific. According to your post about the ART-9 and their recommended tracking force with sligh... 
AT cartridges
Hi Seventies,I enjoyed your post about the AT cartridges. I would appreciate it very much if you would contact me. I would like to discuss one of the cartridges with you for more information.thank you.violin 
Cart Recommendations
Hi Guys, I have a Technics SL 1200 mk 5 table with the original arm that had silver wire installed in it by KAB Electro. The table is in excellent condition.i am running an AT 150MLX cartridge in it at present but have always used MC cartridges in... 
help a Die hard ANALOG guy choose a budget CDP
Hi Jfn04,Recently I was in your situation with a CD player . I had a Marantz SA11S1 player that was a wonderful sounding player. It had an on-board computer that crashed and could not be fixed. I loved the sound of that player and decided that I w... 
The Herron Audio Experience
Several days ago I received my Herron pre-amp rev.02 back after being upgraded to Rev. 03. It is difficult to describe the ways that this revision has improved the Audio performance of a previous great sounding pre-amp, but it has tremendously.1. ... 
Marantz SA11S3
David, is the replacement main power fuse on the Marantz SA11S1 the same as the S2 , a 3 amp Black SR fuse? 
Herron VTPH 2--what cables are you using?
I have also used Herron cables with my Herron phono stage in the past but now have a complete Synergistic Research loom and the sound is wonderful. As someone in answer has already said , the Herron equipment is better than their cables in my opin... 
What vintage speaker might you use today
I have two pairs of AR-3s that I have rebuilt with the help of Vintage AR . I first heard these speakers when they first came out and was blown away.This was in the fifties I think. Ten years ago I paid $35 for one pair and several months later $4... 
Need Advice on a Low End CD Player Giant Killer
Hi, I am in the market for a CD player after my Marantz SA 11S1 crapped out after years of use. I really loved the sound of the Marantz and now I am looking for another player in the $ 1200 range new. Have any of you heard the Marantz SA 8005 ? I...