Author Topic: Cartridge Survey  (Read 2335 times)

Offline steve

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Re: Cartridge Survey
« Reply #30 on: February 03, 2019, 09:03:14 PM »
Here is a link for anyone who may wish to tinker and explore what is possible, or simply check and calculate
cartridge loading.

http://www.hagtech.com/loading.html

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steve
« Last Edit: February 03, 2019, 09:12:59 PM by steve »
Steve Sammet (retired, but manufacturing "V" ics again)

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Offline toobluvr

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Re: Cartridge Survey
« Reply #31 on: February 04, 2019, 10:05:47 AM »
Amps/Preamps:many
Speakers:Sunny Cable H2W10, Vaughn Triode v1, JM Reynaud Twins, Gallo subs
Tables:Scheu Premier mk2, Townshend Rock 3
Arms:OL Encounter Mk3C, OL Silver Mk3a, Jelco 750E
Carts:Music Maker 3, Dyna XX2-mk2, Denon 103R, Shelter 501,SS Zephyr

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Re: Cartridge Survey
« Reply #32 on: February 07, 2019, 11:59:16 AM »
Another good one that's loaded with useful info:

http://www.rothwellaudioproducts.co.uk/html/mc_step-up_transformers_explai.html

Very nice article Toobluvr. Thanks for posting it. I do have a couple of quick comments that I
think will help some.

1. Although photo 1D appears flatter, it actually has almost as much slope as photo 1A. I had
the same misconception when I performed some testing years ago. When I expanded the
vertical of 1D to match 1A on my Tektronix scope, the two slopes were close. Just my observation.

2. For those who wish to minimize the ringing, and don't know what capacitance to use/order, the value
will be in the low pf (uuf) range. This means probably a polystryene type. Just throwing out a value,
maybe a 100pf. Could be much more or less depending upon the ringing frequency.

cheers

steve
« Last Edit: February 07, 2019, 12:00:58 PM by steve »
Steve Sammet (retired, but manufacturing "V" ics again)

SAS Audio Labs Test Phono Stage
SAS Audio 11A Reference Preamplifier
SAS Audio 25 W Triode Reference Amplifier
Test Spkrs
"V" ICs
10 parallel 18 ga. speaker wires