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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #30 on: August 15, 2014, 01:35:12 PM »
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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #31 on: August 15, 2014, 01:45:29 PM »
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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #32 on: August 18, 2014, 09:19:21 AM »
:thinking: with the way vinyl is going, maybe a sticky? What you need, what you shouldn't get kind of advice?

Would love this type of sticky, I'm also very interested in starting out with vinyl. But there is a lot to learn! For some of us younger folk the whole vinyl thing does not come as naturally  ;)

Since it is not the cheapest thing to get started, it would be great to have a good base to work from rather than to spend money on something useless, then get a bad idea about the whole thing and leave it altogether?
 
A quite in depth description of what is needed to start out, what to look out for, the small differences (which make big differences) in turntables etc.

For example the difference between MC, MM etc. cartridges, what are the positives and negatives of each?

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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #33 on: August 18, 2014, 10:38:45 AM »
WAF?


IMHO, this:




looks better than that:



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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #34 on: August 18, 2014, 03:40:09 PM »
Hey, you stole my pic :baseball:
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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #35 on: August 18, 2014, 05:34:21 PM »
A Sticky it is... :whistler:


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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #37 on: August 21, 2014, 09:59:26 AM »
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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #39 on: August 21, 2014, 04:09:54 PM »
either of them ought to be great tables.


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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #40 on: August 21, 2014, 04:49:57 PM »
Have owned both, I would rather go with the Micro Seiki.  :thumbs:

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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #41 on: August 21, 2014, 04:58:41 PM »
but now I am reading all about how direct-drives are not as good as belt-driven due to noise, etc.
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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #42 on: August 21, 2014, 05:22:09 PM »
IMO nothing wrong with a Technics or Micro Seiko Direct drive. Micro Seiki and Technics were masters of their game!

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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #43 on: August 21, 2014, 06:18:23 PM »
Depending on why the 1200 needs a minor service? It is the better table imo.
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Re: Starter kit
« Reply #44 on: August 21, 2014, 07:11:00 PM »
but now I am reading all about how direct-drives are not as good as belt-driven due to noise, etc.
Depending on condition of the Micro I would go for the Micro.Built like tanks but then so were the Technics T/T's.Minor service can add up and up.But then I have never been a  fan of the SL 1200.Your call the faster the better.
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