Anyone heard the X-quisite Cartridge from Thales?

iaxel

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I heard X-quisite. if you like the sound of EMT cartridges it's a clear step up in terms of definition and finesse but less dynamism.
 
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iaxel

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I heard X-quisite. if you like the sound of EMT cartridges it's a clear step up in terms of definition and finesse but less dynamism.
To my ears it doesn’t sound like any EMT I’ve listened to.
Not sure what you mean by “dynamism”.
 

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IMHO even the copper coil CA gives a very detailed, clean and fast sound.

Compared with VDH Grand Cru, the wood in the latter makes it a bit less clean but adds a bit more of romance/emotion.
 

iaxel

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I meant JSD Platinum or others. I like EMT cartridges and heard all of them. I used EMT TSD 15N SFL for a long time.
I’ve owned the XSD-15 SFL and listening once to a JSD Platinum.
IMHO, Both sound nothing like the X-quisite.
 

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