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  1. audioblazer

    I bought Focal Stella Utopia Evo, but...

    Have some issue myself . Focal protects the distributors not the consumer .. Bottomline .. you have to resolve with the dealer / distributor
  2. audioblazer

    I bought Focal Stella Utopia Evo, but...

    Hmm what diode are u talking abt? Do u meant the copper coil of the bass driver
  3. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    Trying to do a bit of experiment & test the sound of SME 3012R with sme metal knife edge bearing & bronze edge bearing to determine how it sound compare to the original nylon edge bearing of SME 3012R . However I noticed the nylon knife edge bearing has a centre extrusion to fit into the hole of...
  4. audioblazer

    I bought Focal Stella Utopia Evo, but...

    I have the same issue - flickering light of the psu .. Likely faulty PSu .. It wont energize the copper coils of the bass driver rendering it non functional. I needed to replace my PSU
  5. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    Ok will check this out
  6. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    Mine is fixed tight . Couldn’t adjust it at all. Yes, I m aware the lower horizontal bar is adjustable for lateral balance . I turn it all the way out, the arm still drift towards the spindle . No such problem with the second arm with centered top bar . Lateral balance easily adjusted for my...
  7. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    Done that . Listened to it . Much better than Thomas Schick TA pairing with Ortofon Century . That’s why I immediately bought the 2nd 3012R & it was so easy to adjust lateral balance pairing it with Miyajima Infinity. Just couldn’t balance the 1st 3012 esp on inner groove - rapidly drift toward...
  8. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    The top bar is not adjustable . Is fixed . The bottom bar is adjustable for lateral balancing . If u check the photos carefully, both of them are quite different
  9. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    So I am asking both tonearm looks different .. normal ?
  10. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    I have done that . The 1 on the right easily adjusted but not the 1 on the left with jutting horizontal bar
  11. audioblazer

    Sme 3012 R

    Bought 2 SME 3012R after reading abt the massive interest in this thread. Was thinking some of your guys with high end tonearms couldnt be wrong. However I have a bit of problem with lateral balance of 1 tonearm with the horizontal bar jutting out all the way left .. Where else another arm the...
  12. audioblazer

    best horn system in the world?

    Best syst I have ever heard. Emt 927 + koetsu Coralstone ( can’t remember Tonearm ) . 2 pass labs crossover + DIY cables in a huge warehouse- his photography studio. Allan Soo , HK is a professional photographer . Midnight sugar sounded amazing when I heard it probably 6/7 years ago
  13. audioblazer

    Thoughts on Paypal as a "seller"

    That’s odd . I having been using PayPal for 15 years & was never given such options. Maybe different country diff treatment ?
  14. audioblazer

    Thoughts on Paypal as a "seller"

    Using Wise ? Is exact like a bank telegraphic transfer . any issue if recipient can see my bank account Nos which I m not sure they can but I do have to key in recipient bank acc Nos just like any bank transfer transactions
  15. audioblazer

    Thoughts on Paypal as a "seller"

    Odd to hear of so many issues using PayPal . Having been using it to buy stuff last 15 years & occasionally selling my stuff at Audiogon . Everything smooth , 1-2 cheats & when I sell I get my money through PayPal immedirately … why some claimed money withheld unless u have a dispute ? My main...
  16. audioblazer

    Thoughts on Paypal as a "seller"

    For some people, if you are comfortable , you may consider Wise if it’s available .. Much cheaper , safe
  17. audioblazer

    Cartridge torque wrench

    Albert porter , audiogon used to sell such torque wrench
  18. audioblazer

    New Garrard Build

    doesnt seems like voltage adjustable . Is the magnetic brake is still engage ?
  19. audioblazer

    ♫ What Jazz Music Selection are you Listening to in the Now? | Analog, Digital ♪♫♫♪♫♪

    1 of my favourite jazz LP from Reference Recording RR59. You must listen to it to appreciate the superb SQ of this LP
  20. audioblazer

    Availability of Jan Allaerts in the US

    Any idea how much is an Mc1b selling for ?
  21. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    Owner uses 2 passlab crossover . Fantastic imaging , super realism . I believe partly because it‘s set up in a huge industrial lot & the speakers are able to “ breath “ . Hence it sounded fantastic
  22. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    Yes . I heard the best Midnight Sugar in this system . Alan is a professional photographer & this system is in his studio with zero treatment & a huge industrial lot
  23. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    Goto drivers - 6 ways . 2 pass lab crossover . Emt 927 TT. KOETSU coralstone Diamond . DIY cables in his photography studio - Alan Soo of HK . Can’t remember other details
  24. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    In my audio journey the best sound to my ears was playback from EMt 927 with Coralstone diamond on a 6 ways field coil drivers speakers
  25. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    After all he is selling the plinths for direct drive & idler drive . I doubt he has heard American sound or AF Zero
  26. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    Unless we have vested interest , I am sure we can always discuss like an adult
  27. audioblazer

    Belt Drive Turntable sucks ? What do u thk

    99% of us are using belt drive turntable . “ We don’t do belt drive turntables ? Why ? They sucks !! what do u think ? https://www.monoandstereo.com/2021/05/direct-idler-and-belt-drive-turntables.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook
  28. audioblazer

    What's Spinning Tonight?

    Gene Ammons My Way sounded amazing
  29. audioblazer

    New Garrard Build

    U may want to consider the the modified ortofon TA by Alfred Bokrand. Check ebay @ analogandmore4you
  30. audioblazer

    Must have Mono Reissues

    This is so good . Buy it

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