Demagnetise your mc cartridge (updated)


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. Welcome to the latest addition to the LJC  Hi Fi Toys Collection:  a moving coil cartridge demagnetiser, from US manufacturer Aesthetix. Delve into the murky and sinister world of hi-fi accessories. Forget which pressing sounds best: make them all sound … Continue reading

Dedicated valve pre-amp nirvana


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Valve based phono-stage amplifier custom-built to partner the Te Kaitora Rua Dynavector moving coil cartridge. Design and custom component specification by Man-in-a-Shed, assembled by Matthew Snell of World Designs, testing and tuning by John Caswell, audio engineer extraordinaire. Upgrades Extra-smoothing capacitors – Charcroft Z-foil … Continue reading

The Beast from The East


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From the Land of the Rising Yen… The Dynavector Te Kaitora Rua (New Zealandish for The Explorer)  – the Beast from The East – has landed. View at 1600 pixels and marvel. Downloaders and acolytes of The Evil Silver Disk would better shield … Continue reading