If I read the description properly of the KAB device you are using., then
you should be OK with your cartridge wired normally. You'll know instantly
upon dropping the needle because you won't hear much (if it isn't
correcting for phase.) As Mr. Clark indicates, when you sum your "stereo"
i.e L and R channels together then most of the noise will disappear.
On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:19 PM, James Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Greetings, Mr. Clark
> Thank you for responding to my inquiry.
> I'm not quite sure what you meant by "record in stereo (out of phase)".
> Are you referring to the wiring of the cartridge for vertical grooves?
> Also, "invert the phase of one channel" and combine for mono.
> I use Sony Sound Forge 9 which has an "Invert/Flip" tool.
> It turns the wave of that channel upside down.
> Is that what I need to do?
> Please explain a little further.
> Thank you.
> Ben Roth
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> If you're using a computer, you can record in stereo (out of phase) , then
> using a wave editor, invert the phase of one channel, then combine for mono.
> I know the process - and the sound will be horrible until you combine the
> tracks for mono - then all the noices will miraculously disappear!!! I use
> the same cartridge for modern stereo and verticals - saves a lot of hassle
> to do it this way and you don't need a designated cartridge wired for
> verticals - Mickey Clark
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> From: "James Roth" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 7:58 AM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Playing Edison Diamond discs
> > Hello everyone,
> > I am transferring Edison Diamond disks.
> > I'm using a Shure M44-7 with a 3.5 FCR stylus from Expert Stylus.
> > I think I've rewired the leads properly for a hill-n-dale groove.
> > The turntable is a Technics Quartz SL 1200 Mk 2.
> > I'm using a KAB Great Sound Escort pre-amp.
> > Still, the sound leaves much to be desired.
> > I'm having an extra hard time transferring the Liszt 2nd Hungarian
> > Rhapsody p/b Rachmaninoff.
> > Any suggestions?
> > Thank you.
> > Ben Roth
> > P.S. I strongly dislike that cadenza of Rachmaninoff! I don't think
> > would have like it either.
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