Based on this reasoning isn't that why the linear tracking tonearm was
arguably the truest playback system of all?
On 12/15/11 9:10 AM, Goran Finnberg wrote:
> Mike Biel:
>> Unless you back-cue, you are better off with the
>> S-shaped arm.
> The straight arm gives less wow and flutter.
> Also it gives less distortion as the S-shaped arm cannot be adjusted to have
> more than two points of distortion minima and all other places are the
> tracking distortion much higher.
> Furthermore a bent arm creates the need for anti skate adjustment. Without
> it the right channel will distort much earlier than the left channel.
> Also the cartridge stereo channel separation will become nonsymmetrical
> without anti-skate adjustment.
> So on...so on.
> Straight line is always better in all respects as it mimics the way the disk
> was cut.