I got a clean transfer ogf my set by dubbing at 33 1/3 - the volume is
reduced and doesn't overdrive my phono preamp. I have uploaded the sound
from my heat damaged set - but the sound is quite clear and distortion is
gone. You can download here-Mickey
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Cosentini" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, July 02, 2016 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Having a distortion problem
> I'm just guessing here but, it seems that the problem is the stylus to
> groove geometry in addition to tracking problems. Or the groove is over
> modulated, or it could be a very bad pressing.
> Adrian Cosentini
> On Saturday, July 2, 2016 11:33 AM, Dave Burnham <[log in to unmask]>
> Well, Dennis, if other records play cleanly and this particular album is
> distorted, where else could the problem be, unless this set is modulated
> at a very high level?
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Jul 2, 2016, at 10:15 AM, Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>
>> Dear Ben,
>> Don't be too sure that the distortion is in fact on the discs.
>>> On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 4:20 PM, Benjamin Roth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Hello everyone
>>> I'm having a distortion problem with some 78s I'm transferring on a
>>> Technics Quartz SL-1200 MK2.
>>> The records are 10-inch 78s from an album - "Mildred Bailey with Red
>>> and his Music".
>>> The label is CROWN. The records are in good condition BUT I can't find a
>>> stylus that doesn't give a distorted sound.
>>> The styli I've tried so far are Shure .0028 EDT, .0028 CTD, GE VRII and
>>> Stanton 500 3.3 ET.
>>> I have other styli, but can anyone make a suggestion.
>>> Ben Roth
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