Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

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Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Mr Onion » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:41 pm

I know this will sound barmy, but then why should I change the habit of a lifetime.

Since Peter fitted the EKOS last year the stylus has been collecting less of a carpet. All that happened was the ITTOK went and EKOS arrived. Same Cartridge, same everything else.

... and yet the Stylus is staying cleaner :smt017

... unless the mods I made to the Radikal are causing it :roll:

Strange but true :smt023
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by kota » Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:58 pm

maybe the same cartridge is better aligned on the Ekos than it was on the old Ittok. It makes one hell of a difference the muck a poorly aligned cartridge picks up from the grooves than a proper aligned one ...
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Mr Onion » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:33 pm

Peter fitted both, so I assume the alignment was perfect for the ITTOK
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by kota » Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:18 pm

In that case, maybe he could answer that for you :)
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Jazz Club » Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:10 pm

James,
Most likely your old arm wasn't as healthy and as accurate as your new SE.
Were both arms set up by Peter for use with the thicker felt Mat you are using now?

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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Mr Fixit » Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:01 pm

kota wrote:In that case, maybe he could answer that for you :)
Yes, I have implemented some minor earthing changes/improvements to my LP12 set-ups these days. This ensures better continuity throughout. Just another little tweak..... That might well explain Mr Onions findings IMHO.


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Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Red Chris » Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:12 pm

Perhaps the room has been cleaned? :smt030 :oops:
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Coyote Jim » Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:24 pm

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Stop playing so many CDs :roll: 8) :smt023
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Mr Onion » Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:25 pm

Mr Fixit wrote:
kota wrote:In that case, maybe he could answer that for you :)
Yes, I have implemented some minor earthing changes/improvements to my LP12 set-ups these days. This ensures better continuity throughout. Just another little tweak..... That might well explain Mr Onions findings IMHO.


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Red Chris wrote:Perhaps the room has been cleaned? :smt030 :oops:
I find cleaning so repetitive. You do all of the cleaning, hoovering and dusting, then 6 months later you have to do it all over again :roll:
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Re: Changes noticed after EKOS SE was fitted

Post by Steel City » Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:49 pm

James I have found the same thing since I had my Ekos SE fitted by Peter about 3 weeks ago... :smt017 :D
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