I've not used it but, lacking this feature, refused to consider it. And, I
feel, the groove wall balancing task is better accomplished in the analog
For vertical records which are not precisely vertical, the same option is
also essential. A hard-wired vertical cartridge is a poor second.
It's a design flaw, plain and simple.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Parker Dinkins" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 78 rpm transfer equipment
> Well, I think the Elberg is intended for use by professionals who want 1)
> balanced stereo outputs, 2) dual phono inputs with excellent s/n ratios,
> 3) precise eq.
> I've had other phono preamps, and for pro use, nothing else comes close to
> the Elberg.
> To me, the issues you cite as flaws are fairly trivial, and include
> tasks that I feel are far better done in the digital domain - after the
> initial transfer.
> With our workflow, the Elberg is a stellar performer. I give it the
> Parker Dinkins
> on 6/29/04 7:58 PM US/Central, Steven Smolian at [log in to unmask] wrote:
> > The last I looked, this was a flawed product- no vertical, no nulling,
> > laft-right channel option. This is essential, not an option, when
> > old records. Perhaps I misremembered- it won't download- another
> > crisis, I guess.
> > Steve Smolian
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dale Francis" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2004 4:58 PM
> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 78 rpm transfer equipment
> >> try this link
> >> < http://www.vadlyd.dk/English/RIAA_and_78_RPM_preamp.html >
> >> Dale
> >> [log in to unmask]
> >> www.longrunaudio.com
> Parker Dinkins
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