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Audio-Technica AT-VM95ML Dual Moving Magnet Cartridge with Microlinear Nude Stylus,red

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The ML being in very sharp focus and clarity and the SH providing an overall larger, or broader image. I realize that used records are not the best to use as test records; however, both of these records were in decent shape. For this review, a VM95 body (supplied with the VM95SH) was mounted in a Technics SL-1200 using a standard Technics headshell and the AT-provided 8 mm fasteners. Europe's busiest forums, with independent news and expert reviews, for TVs, Home Cinema, Hi-Fi, Movies, Gaming, Tech and more. All I can say is that for my current (modest) system, the AT-VM95ML works wonders and has changed my vinyl experience completely.

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I digitized at 96/24 a selection (Gigout's "Grand Chorus in Dialogue") from Music For Organ, Brass and Percussion (Columbia M 31193) featuring E. One of them I could not do because I don't have a multimeter, and many multimeters don't seem to be that accurate. Maybe I wrong with your measurements but AT-VM95ML on default setup with that almost perfect results looks to me prety insane. Might upgrade to VM750SH one day but considering how cost effective the stylus replacements are for the VM95 series I'd say that's unlikely! It’s especially good for playing worn styrene 45s and ancient pressings where a more advanced profile is likely to dig up more noise than music.I listened to both and then the first half of each again but though file one was better the second time around, either because of familiarity or the streamer warming up a bit, file 2 still won on a more natural tone and pacing. Cymbal chic isn't as penetrating as it is with the ML, and I miss the easily discerned cymbal prevalence with the SH.

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I was glad to see and hear in these two files that the dynamic range was left intact and they both sounds very good to me. Whereas the LP60 is pretty much setup as you take it out of the box, the 120 requires users to balance the tonearm, set tracking, etc. Albums I thought I knew are now being presented with sounds that I had never really heard before or appreciated. Taking over from where the AT95 left off, the VM95 consists of a body of a matt black low resonance polymer housing with captive 2. On a side note, Shibata is an older shape (and actually fatter than Microline by specs), so no doubt to me that you noticed extended treble on ML.

My vinyl listening will probably move more into experimental and jazz(y) sounds though (taking the misses into the equation). I’d been hoping to get my hands on Audio-Technica’s new VM95 line since its introduction, but attempts to bring Audio-Technica onboard are still without success. My displays are helpful when I look at other's recorded music and I see the wave form "fill" my screen and often look like a flat top hair cut near or at 0db, compressed and limited probably to -0. In a german hifi-forum somebody contacted Yamaha directly for the Yamaha AS-701 and they confirmed it has 470pf also.

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It’s also cheap, and the perfect stylus to use on discs in questionable condition or those that are obviously damaged in some way. Understand I'm only an amateur soundwave connoisseur so take my thoughts with plenty of salt and accept the imperfections for what they are. At first I thought that file 1 was a little harsh on the highs but that was because I needed to turn up the volume on file 2. One engineer I read said that there is no reason to go above -5db, but I think that leaving 3db of loudness disregarded as not a good practice and it lowers the rest of the music as well.AT's instructions on tonearm height are: "Adjust the height so that the bottom surface of the headshell and record surface are parallel. I'll try to describe my takeaway w/o waxing poetic or getting too long-winded for anyone to care to read. I first wanted to identify the cause of the slightly higher output voltage of the conical and elliptical verses the other three profiles. Low, medium, and high frequencies are all clear and each record plays with such a sense of space and balance.

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