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  1. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    Well, I do not care about what product i behind the mushrooms you use. How this needs to be closed down technically and what effect this has to sound is shared; that this is a no go option because of technical reasons either. Consequently I would be really happy if this would no longer be...
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    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    You didn´t get the point, are neglecting all arguments and becomes disrespectful.:confused: Physically speaking springs as well as these silicone mushrooms isolate the sub-chassis from the environment. This always works based on the spring constant and depending on the weight of the sub-chassis...
  3. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    I don't doubt that it sounds different with mushrooms. We've already made modifications like this when you were probably still swimming in Adam's sausage cauldron. Back then, the springs were stuffed with foam or stuck in several layers of shrink tubing. So I also know how the difference...
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    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    I would do that if anyone o them can provide a measurement of Signal to noise ratio and rumple to noise level in front of. As long as these measurements are not available, these mushrooms are a no-go because they have a resonance frequency in the audible range and will significantly worsen these...
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    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    I´d rather doubt that. Original Linn springs have resonance frequency situated at 6 Hz, those gel mushrooms at 23 up to 49 Hz depending on the sub chassis weight. This is in the audible range and consequenly an absolute NoGo.
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    50 years of Hip Hop

    I want to remember the end of summer vacation five decades ago and Clive Campbell. It was August 11, 1973 when Clive's sister threw a party in the Bronx at the end of their summer vacation there; Clive aka Kool DJ Herc DJed there all evening. In the Bronx they called it a block party back than...
  7. Don_Camillo

    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    Dave Slagle of Intact Audio is a very good address for high-quality transformers and a very nice guy with a lot of experience. Some of the most renowned manufacturers rely on his skills and products.
  8. Don_Camillo

    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    Thanks for clarification. But I didn´t say "your experience", I wrote "our experience". ;) And I did that on purpose because listening experience is a highly individual experience and to about 99% driven by psychoacoustics. So understanding the main principles of how SUTs are working, how to...
  9. Don_Camillo

    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    @Solypsa that seems to be a misunderstanding. I said that any SUT needs to match electrically to the cartridge specs as there are inductance, impedance/dc coil resistance as well as it´s output voltag, the capacity and resistance of the phono input stage. That´s the reason why I also said that...
  10. Don_Camillo

    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    I´m sorry but you did by arguing that people who answered might not have heard the correct SUTs so far or telling me I´d rather post on another forum if I want to see some reliable facts. Furthermore the question was not for the best sounding SUT but why they are so popular and what might be the...
  11. Don_Camillo

    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    You also argued that those who don't seem to share your opinion about the sound of SUTs just haven't heard the really good SUTs yet. :eek: May I please return the question nonchalantly? Every decade had had its ToTL SUTs. Have you experience with all of these vintage TOTL SUTs also and...
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    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    I already thought of that you might be coming up up with arguments about how it is sounding. You´re wrong with that. A SUT is a technical solution that works perfectly when inductance and impedance/ DC resistance of the MC Cartridge and it´s output voltage as well as capacity and resistance of...
  13. Don_Camillo

    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    What defines a SUT to be a good SUT?
  14. Don_Camillo

    SME 3009 S2 and MC cartridges

    It´s all about effective mass and the MC cartridges compliance that needs to match. Sorry, but what is written about arm tube material on the 3009 is nonsense. Otherwise enthusiasts around the world would not be happy with 99% of all tonearms. Aluminum is a very common material for the arm wand...
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    Popularity of a step-up transformer?

    I wouldn´t call it a benefit in regards of classical HiFi terms but beeing a technical solution. Background is that the lower the output and impedance of a MC cartridge the more complex it becomes to deal with proper amplification. At some point those active MC stages start to hiss slightly and...
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    "Exclusive" find

    I know, but hope dies last ;) I´d also take the japanese version or the schematic :cool: P.S.: I just want to be prepared ;)
  17. Don_Camillo

    "Exclusive" find

    Hi folks, does anybody of you may have a service manual for the Pioneer Exclusive P-10 in english language?
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    Don_Camillos Chill out lounge with vinyl

    Unity - Unity - United Artists Records LT-1043, US 1980
  19. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillos Chill out lounge with vinyl

    Spyro Gyra - Morning Dance - MCA Records MCA-37148, US 1980 3rd Press
  20. Don_Camillo

    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Walnut from Greaves of Sheffield Ltd and fluted since new , Ittok LV II and Audio Technica AT-155LC, but now upgraded with Stack Audio Serene Tenor Top plate & baseboard, Analogue Innovation Sole Subchassis, acrylic armboard earlier and finally with Mober computerized DC motor kit
  21. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    This you must ken! From one make ten, And two let be, Make even three, Then rich you'll be. Skip o'er the four! From five and six, The Witch's tricks, Make seven and eight, 'Tis finished straight; And nine is one, And ten is none, That is the witch's one-time-one! And here's what the divine...
  22. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillos Chill out lounge with vinyl

    Spyro Gyra - Point Of View - MCA Records 256 437-1, D 1989
  23. Don_Camillo

    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    Nice but too sohrt for the tonearms at my systems :cool: Another day, another view, some that are ot on the other picture
  24. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillo on knocking down, draging out the Linn LP12 to get it even more the best player of the world

    Some preliminary work with Stack Audio Serene Tenor, Gedore, Stahlwille and Belzer Liliput Stack Audio Serene Tenor top plate and baseboard went also in. Here you can see the screws of the Serene Tenors sandwich construction Theo Stack of Stack Audio sent me a Serene Alto Cross Brace...
  25. Don_Camillo

    What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

    So there are some real connoisseurs here :cool:
  26. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillos Chill out lounge with vinyl

    Truth - Truth - Roulette SR-3014, US 1975
  27. Don_Camillo

    Don_Camillos Chill out lounge with vinyl

    Free up your mind: Nicra - Listen / Hear - Ogun OG-010, UK 1977

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