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maxpou 6th December 2009 01:16 PM

cartridge for thorens td-125
Hi guys,
i bought a turntable thorens TD-125 and I want buy a MC cartridge. I have for the moment pacific phono stage and i will built the salas phono stage. Somebody can advise me? I want the best value for money. Thank you! Maxpou

maxpou 9th December 2009 01:50 PM

Hi Guys,
nobody can't help me? Maxpou

brianco 9th December 2009 02:26 PM

Which tonearm do you have? More depends on that than the TT itself.

maxpou 9th December 2009 04:25 PM

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I don't have TT here, only on picture. Maxpou

maxpou 9th December 2009 04:29 PM

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brianco 9th December 2009 05:07 PM

I would start with a DENON 103 would have to pay a lot more to better it and, as it has a spherical stylus, is comparatively easy to set up. If you feel it needs improvement, get a better high or medium mass arm. The Denon is the best value MC out there - bar none.

maxpou 13th December 2009 03:08 PM

Thank's Brianco,
I waiting news of my friend for this cartridge and maybe he will purpose to me another one, I come back with that. Maxpou

Nanook 14th December 2009 04:25 AM

the great thing about Denon cartridges
is that they can be stripped of their plastic bodies and re-bodied in wood....and of course they have a well documented reputation for being "bang for the buck".

What is all h gadgetry attached to the Thorens? re-plinthed, re-boxd, built in phono stage?

Panicos K 16th December 2009 03:10 PM

Your tpnearm was once sold as Systemdek arm,I guess one of the many Japanese versions,maybe from Jelco or other Japanese manufacturer.If I remember well it has an effective mass of around 13gr,therefeore the DL103 suggested here will be a very good match.The TD125 deserves a better tonearm though.A suggestion of SME 3009 might sound funny,but my experience of it on the TD125 even with expensive MC's suggests of a great sounding turntable.

maxpou 20th January 2010 02:06 AM

Thank you for reply Guys,
sorry i'm very busy

Nanook: I bought this table of my friend and he changed the tonearm for a Systemdek as panicos K tell us but he had to machined a new plate for fit this new arm. He changed too the rca connectors and re-wired all.

Brianco and Panicos K: Thank you for your advices I will buy probably a DL103


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