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Dr. Feickert Universal Protractor

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on June 17, 2018 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The vinyl record master is cut horizontally, meaning there will always be distortion when using a pivoted tonearm. The trick to reduce this problem is to adjusting phono cartridge offset (cartridge alignment on the tonearm head shell). If done correctly, groove and surface noise will be reduced, and music will have a greater sense of space and dynamics.


Correct cartridge geomet...

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Understanding Turntable Anti-Skate

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on July 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Turntable calibration by itself can be an art form. The fact that one can alter the sound to taste by making tiny adjustments to different parameters is physics magic. But the Anti-Skate mechanism in many turntables is so full of mysticism, that most people don’t understand what it actually does. In these article I’ll do my best to explain how it works, keeping ...

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Speaker Placement

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on June 20, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (4)


The quality of a sound system depends largely on the choice of speakers. It’s important to understand how the size and positioning of the speaker in relation to room boundaries affects the sound.  

The functioning of a loudspeaker is not complex, but the execution of a good design, capable of reproducing sound with absolute transparency and low distorti...

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Vinyl Records Buying Guide

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on June 13, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

When people start getting into vinyl record collecting, they quickly realize that not all pressings of the same album sound the same. As with everything in life, when you buy records you normally get what you pay for. But aren’t all vinyl records the same?

A cheap pressing of Miles Davis - ...

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Turntable Set-Up Guide

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on April 30, 2017 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Learn how to setup your own turntable following this seven (7) simple steps, to extract maximum performance from your equipment. At we think that anyone serious about analog audio should know how to configure his or her turntable.


#1 Install the Cartridge on the Tonearm



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¿Es Algo Novedoso la Reproducción de Música en Alta Definición?

Posted by Jorge Cintrón on November 11, 2016 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Ya casi en el primer cuarto del siglo XXI, es para mí sorprendente la gran cantidad de personas que nunca han escuchado grabaciones estereofónicas de música reproducidas adecuadamente. En especial, cuando la reproducción de sonidos en estéreo cuenta ya con más de 100 años de demostrada al público.


En la Feria M...

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Accesorios y Manejo

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on August 30, 2016 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Formato Análogo preparó un listado de los accesorios que debes mantener accesibles en todo momento si deseas disfrutar tu tocadiscos a la vez que conservas tus discos de vinil en buen estado. Ya te debes haber dado cuenta de lo costosos que son los discos de vinil y lo fácil que se pueden estropear. Por lo que es buena idea seguir las siguientes recomendaciones.

1) Uti...

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Anatomía de un Sistema Análogo

Posted by "AudioAficionado" on August 11, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

La mayoría de los reproductores musicales modernos son digitales, como por ejemplo un CD o mp3. Estos artefactos reproducen música grabada en bits. Un bit puede ser un uno (1) o un cero (0). La combinación de los bits es el código que luego es descifrado para convertirlo en una señal análoga, que funcione con el amplificador y bocina...

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