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Old 11-05-2018, 04:18 PM
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Here's my main spinner. Solid as a rock. Playing with my new camera; just being super-lazy and using the crappy built-in flash here, but I've been liking the detail I see.

I'm super-stoked with the level of sound quality I get from this vinyl setup, on either cartridge/arm.



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Old 11-05-2018, 04:48 PM
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Wow. I have the innovation (not the master). I can only imagine how good it sounds.
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Old 11-05-2018, 06:18 PM
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Wow. I have the innovation (not the master). I can only imagine how good it sounds.
The "regular" Innovation Wood is great too. I had a black one before I bought this table. The bigger differences to be had are in providing proper isolation, applying great record/stylus hygiene (I got a Clearaudio Double Matrix Sonic Pro shortly after the TT upgrade), and finding the right arm + cartridge match for your tastes. I can highly recommend the Shelter Harmony on a CA 12" Universal! Great synergy there, which only increases further into the VAC Renaissance phono stage. The Koetsu Coralstone on Graham Phantom ain't bad either, but the Shelter/Universal certainly the better value (and more resolving).

Also CA changed the pulley/belt sometime after I bought my original Innovation in 2013 (it had the rounded clear spaghetti belt) - the new pulley is said to improve performance, and it's available for the Innovation if you still have the old one.
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Old 05-07-2019, 12:44 AM
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Old 05-07-2019, 01:01 AM
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Old 05-13-2019, 05:15 PM
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A few pic's of my newly refurb'd Denon DP80 with DK100 plinth in black walnut. Should have it home and playing music by the middle of July.



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Old 05-14-2019, 11:10 AM
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Only needs a nice arm now. What is the small hole in the armboard meant for? No doubt will be very nice when completed.
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Old 05-14-2019, 01:57 PM
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cool table Glenn, vintage is in for sure ....
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Old 05-14-2019, 05:27 PM
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Only needs a nice arm now. What is the small hole in the armboard meant for? No doubt will be very nice when completed.
Stax UA-7/CF goes in that hole. Checking to see if I can fit a 12" arm in there at some point.



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cool table Glenn, vintage is in for sure ....
Thx, Dave. Especially at the performance level of the DP80.
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Old 05-14-2019, 07:23 PM
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A recent pic of my EAT E-Flat with the newly mounted Soundsmith Paua MK. II

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