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    Turntable Level

    Hello,

    What is in your opinion the best turntable level? Why?

    - Ortofon - High-Precision Spirit Bubble Level

    - Clearaudio Precision Bubble Level

    - The Cartridge Man Digital Leveling Gauge (expensive)

    - VPI Cross Check Turntable Level

    - Avid - Level 45

    - Other?

    Thank you,

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    use these 2 myself
    basic & cheap Crossballs - best & expensive The Cartridge Man Digital Leveling Gauge
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    Dear Daytona600, than you for your input. I also know a person who is quite happy with the Cartridge Man Gauge.

    I wonder what is the second best level, not as expensive as the electronic Cartridge Man Gauge.
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    I prefer and use the ortofon...its larger and is precisely constructed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockitman View Post
    I prefer and use the ortofon...its larger and is precisely constructed.
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    I'm quite happy with this one from Starrett

    http://www.starrett.com/metrology/pr...01-Levels/98-4
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    I just use a small 3" bubble level. I sit it on the platter and rotate the platter in a circle very slowly. If the bubble stays in the middle all the way round I am good to go.
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    Just ordered this:

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    Might be too massive for some tt, but we'll see :
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    Here's a matrix:


    http://www.leveldevelopments.com/pro...rcular-levels/

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