With lateral mono records, the purpose of the vertical switch and balance
control is to null out the signals, thus assuring that when they are
switched to lateral, they will be in balance.
I feel strongly that this tool is so essential to all 78 preamps of modern
manufacure that it should be included in the basic configuration, not as an
----- Original Message -----
From: "francesco martinelli" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 12:10 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] ELBERG MD12
> We do have it and currently use it at the Siena Jazz Archive. It has such
> good quality that we're using it also as a phono pre, bypassing our
> integrated amplifier.
> It takes a bit of experimentation to use the presets, but even using it in
> the flat position the end results are excellent on the safety copies and
> the loudspeaker when I invite students to listen to original 78.
> It doesn't have a vertical swith but does have an useful balance control.
> As an all-in-one solution, compact and with excellent sound, cannot think
> anything better.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David S Sager" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 8:56 PM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] ELBERG MD12
> > Has anyone out there had experience with the ELBERG MD12 Multicurve Disc
> > preamp? If so, any comments?
> > Thanks
> > David Sager