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Thread: Minus K Isolation Platform BM-8

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockitman View Post
    Hey Stump....nice to see the master innovation upgrade. If you have a stillpoint LP1 lying around, try it on your arm board where the bolt is that affixes it to TT is. I do that with my Master Innovation table. I found it beneficial.
    Thanks for the tip Christian
    The upgrade took a while as I didn't expect the innovation could sound much better.It has made a big difference together with the Minus-K .Did you notice the magnetic platter thickness is different to the original Master?I changed the battery for my Acc+ Drive a few month back.As we bought about the same time have you had to do the same?
    Cheers Stump

  2. #32
    Quote Originally Posted by RedSectorA View Post
    Very nice system Stump,

    So if I understand well you like what the Minus K is doing?

    One question for you, what did the Stillpoints bring to the turntable? Curious to know if it's a worthwhile expense considering the BM-8 is doing an excellent job job filtering noise.

    Dan
    Hello Dan
    I'm a big believer when it comes to turntables, vibration is everything.I used the stillpoints for a number of years with the CL innovation and did the upgrade to master and minus-k together with a big difference .During my research I spoke with Mark Dohmann ( Dohmann Helix 1 Turntable) who explained minus-k and stillpoints work in different ways so both are beneficial to the end results.As its only been a week the changes are very apparent.But like most tweaks give it a few weeks and it becomes normal,
    Stump

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stump View Post
    Thanks for the tip Christian
    The upgrade took a while as I didn't expect the innovation could sound much better.It has made a big difference together with the Minus-K .Did you notice the magnetic platter thickness is different to the original Master?I changed the battery for my Acc+ Drive a few month back.As we bought about the same time have you had to do the same?
    Cheers Stump
    I did not notice the difference in platter thickness....what's the story with that ?

    My original lead acid battery in the ACCU+ crapped out a few months back. I replaced it with a Powersonic lead acid battery and works great again. I'm glad it's user serviceable in that regard.

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    I don't have details of the difference but if you look close to where the belt sits on mine there is about 5mm difference to the original .This must have been added to the half above to add the extra weight maybe......

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    I'm a bit late to the party on this thread but hopefully not too late. Above is a photo of my Minus-k 150 BM-1 supporting a TD124 in heavy slate. The Minus-k does make a difference that can be heard. I wrote a review of this unit back in March 2013. Here's a link to that article:
    http://www.theanalogdept.com/minus_k.htm

    The review covers my initial setup and then impressions and observations.
    I hope this is of some use.
    -Steve
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