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Old 04-04-2019, 10:12 AM
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Ah, you gotta love the Analog rabbit hole.

Today, I also ordered an Airtight PC-1 Coda cartridge.



Iíll probably install this in my VPI HW-40 table.
Ivan, I thought you ordered the Opus-1? Or did you order the Opus-1 AND the Coda?
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Old 04-04-2019, 03:37 PM
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Ivan, I thought you ordered the Opus-1? Or did you order the Opus-1 AND the Coda?
Tim... I ordered them both.
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Old 04-04-2019, 03:42 PM
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Tim... I ordered them both.
Hahaha, youíre a trip Ivan! I love it! Iím anxious for your impressions. Iíve heard that the PC-1 will get you 80%-85% of the way to the Opus-1. I cant say, as Iíve never heard the PC-1. But I didnít want to leave anything in the bag so just sent for the Opus. Let us know. Inquiring minds and all that!
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Turntable - TW Acustic Raven AC w/ Black Knight Anniversary Upgrades
Tonearm: Kuzma 4-Point 14" with Air Tight Opus-1 Cartridge
Tonearm: TW 10.5" with Miyajima Zero Mono
Vinyl Care: Audio Desk Pro Ultrasonic & VPI 16.5 RCM
CD/SACD: Playback Designs MP-5 to Bricasti M1 DAC
Tape: Tascam 42B-NB (Refurb by Soren Wittrup)
Tape Stage: Doshi V.3
Power Conditioner: (2) Silver Circle Audio TCHAIK 6
Wire: Custom Furutech PC's & IC's + Inakustik LS-4004 Air Speaker Cables
Tweaks: Stillpoints Aperture II Panels & Stillpoints Ultra 5Sís/SS's sprinkled about - SRA Ohio Class and Symposium Super Plus Platforms
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:48 PM
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Tim... I ordered them both.
I've been eyeing up the Air Tight line for myself. Any updates for us? Have you had a chance to compare the Opus-1 to the PC-1 Coda, please?
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Old 08-27-2019, 06:35 PM
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I've been eyeing up the Air Tight line for myself. Any updates for us? Have you had a chance to compare the Opus-1 to the PC-1 Coda, please?
Britt... being a dealer for Airtight has itís advantages. If you can afford the Opus-1 definitely go for it. It is roughly 50% more at retail than the PC-1 Coda, but is so well worth it. My decision was made rather quickly, and I was able to sell the PC-1 effortlessly.

The Opus-1 is said to be difficult to get, but no problem for this dealer. In addition, if you go this route no one can save you more money than me.
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Old 09-22-2019, 12:35 AM
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Ivan,

Where can I find a listing of the carts you carry? Thanks.
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