I’ve really enjoyed my Goldring E3 Cartridge for the last couple of years, but all good things come to an end. Time to embrace a new cartridge.
Today I offer for your consideration Side 1 of Queens third album.
Queen are a band with a massive back catalogue. The obvious choice for a good one is “A Night At The Opera.” The album which brought us Bohemian Rhapsody. Personally, I prefer Shear Heart Attack.
A friend wanted his hand held while he upgraded the cartridge on his new turntable.
I recently bought three cartridges and head shells for just £3. While I will probably use the head shells, the cartridges are not going to be allowed near a decent record. Let’s take one apart and see what’s inside. Continue reading “Phono Cartridge. What’s inside?”
That was the rhetoric of the record companies back in the seventies. It was a two pronged attack on their profits. Radio and Vinyl. Continue reading “Home taping is killing music”
Chic’s debut album is superb, as seen on the right. But what is the other album? Continue reading “The Chic power of marketing and racism”
As another experiment in accurately measuring my turntable speed I have been investigating these cheap and cheerful Laser Photo Tachometers.
These are available for less than a tenner on eBay, so I thought I would see how if fares for measuring the rotation speed of my Dual CS505 turntable. Continue reading “Turntable speed with laser tachometer”
The acquisition of a new test record from a charity shop prompted me to take another look at the speed on my Dual 505 turntable, which I thought was slightly slow.
I recon it’s about 75 miles. Of course, it depends how you measure it.
Last Sunday was particularly lucky for picking up audio stuff.
This was my haul of goodies. Three Cassette players, a minidisc, remote control and a portable record player. Continue reading “Good haul at the Boot Sale”