Any Changes to the Analog Front-End Being Contemplated?

Any Changes to the Analog Front-End Being Contemplated?

  • None, have reached analog nirvana!

    Votes: 11 15.7%
  • Turntable

    Votes: 25 35.7%
  • Cartridge

    Votes: 28 40.0%
  • Arm

    Votes: 19 27.1%
  • Phono cable

    Votes: 9 12.9%
  • Phono section

    Votes: 20 28.6%
  • New base/stand

    Votes: 8 11.4%
  • Speed control

    Votes: 5 7.1%
  • Platter, clamp, motor, plinth, etc.

    Votes: 10 14.3%
  • Set-up Tools

    Votes: 5 7.1%

  • Total voters


Well-Known Member
Jun 13, 2013
E. England
Just completed a crazy number of changes to my analog setup comprising Trans Fi Audio Salvation tt and Terminator arm, and Soundsmith Straingauge cart.
Magnetic suspension to platter and MagLev feet.
Reso Mat to platter.
Bespoke psu to tt speed control unit designed by Peter Downs of Alternative Audio
Symposium Acoustics Svelte Pad under tt motor.
Upgraded Terminator arm wand to T3Pro status.
Bespoke Al arm mount for Terminator.
Upgraded nylon unipivot points to arm.
Beefier arm air pump.
3kVA AirLink balanced power transformer to arm air pump.
KLEI Silver Harmony RCA plugs to one-piece Ag tonearm wire.
Straingauge cart/stylus and energiser factory modded to top level SDS7 spec.
Upgraded IC chip in Straingauge energiser.
Bespoke psu to energiser from Alternative Audio.
Sablon Reserva interconnect from energiser to pre.
Sablon Elite pwr cords to both psus.
And last, but deffo not least, Stacore Advanced vibration isolation platform w custom wider top plate (w option at later date for second Stacore to support psus).
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