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Old 11th June 2004, 05:48 AM   #1
Timbo in Oz is offline Timbo in Oz  Australia
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Default suspended turntables - set-up

see here for my set-up steps and ideas for sprungies.

Linns, Thorens and etc.


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Old 11th June 2004, 09:04 AM   #2
sreten is offline sreten  United Kingdom
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Excellent guide, very comprehensive.

I've checked your two references at the start also, and I'll
just note the somewhat contentious issue of dressing
the arm lead correctly is not covered.

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Old 16th June 2004, 01:14 PM   #3
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I have to saythat I have found that after experimenting with a wall shelf and the top of a rack on a slightly wobbly floor , than the rack on the floor was better.
This I believe is due to the high level of resonance induced into a wall rack from the weight of the turntable on the unsuppoted end.Even though there is a diaganal brace to support some of this weight you can feel in most wall shelf the high frequency resonance if you tap the far end.
This I belive results in a peaky treble and a higher level of vinyl noise.Though bass weight was more solid and firm.
On the floor rack the midrange opened out and the treble region was smoother and less brittle, but the bass was a little softer.
I used to have a concrete floor in my old house , which was the best of all.
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