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Old 28th September 2005, 07:33 PM   #1
marcanto is offline marcanto  Italy
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HI DIY people.
I'm now looking for a new cart formy sme 3009 t.arm.Anyone to give
me suggestions the chice is between a Grado prestige gold, goldring
g 1042 , denon dl160, anyone who tested at least a couple of those .
Besides i'd like to know if the SME t.arm has fluid damper(refillable)
or just mechanical....
tks,Marco
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Which 3009?
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Old 29th September 2005, 07:24 AM   #3
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Hi Marco

The series II has no fluid damper. All the cartridges you mention will be a good mechanical match for a series II improved, fixed. Unfortunately i only have experience with the 1042 in this arm and it indeed sounds very good. The vinyl asylum is a good place to search for arm/cart compatibility.
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