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Old 04-09-2018, 12:41 PM
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I was very close to buying the Innovation Compact Wood with Magnify arm but opted to spend the cash on an Ovation with a 9" Universal Arm. The Universal Arm is magnificent. It is easy to set up, but if you have the least bit of concern setting up the DaVinci can you find a local pro to do it for you for a fee? Otherwise you might want to invest in a Dr. Feickert protractor and a Fozgometer. Oh, and the KLAUDiO RCM is magnificent - I got mine from Ivan.
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Old 05-22-2018, 06:40 PM
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Do you use Sixstream Super Wire or Direct Silver Wire with Universal tonearm? Is there huge difference between Sixstream Super Wire and Direct Silver Wire?
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Old 08-19-2018, 11:18 PM
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Here's a photo of the rack with the Clearaudio gear. Really loving it! The presentation is very neutral, quiet and with a soundstage that is 3-D. I'm having an issue with being able to rotate the photo, and hope Dan can help with that, with a huge thanks in advance.

In case anyone looks too closely, the pre-amp source selection in the photo wasn't on the TT.

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^^ Not seeing the photo referenced above. ^^
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Old 08-20-2018, 11:37 AM
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I have not really heard the Ovation so I can't comment on it. The Innovation Compact Wood is a very nice little table. The Universal arm is just excellent, I really love mine.

I am curious if most people use the stock ClearAudio phono cable with their Universal arm. I have thought about trying a different cable but my dealer doesn't think it is a good idea.
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