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#366198 - 02/10/12 10:00 AM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: dakkon]
Murph Offline
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Registered: 10/05/06
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Loc: PEI, Canada
Picturing myself green and hairless brooding over the blue tubes. "My Precioussssss!"
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#366205 - 02/10/12 11:24 AM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: Shane White]
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Registered: 05/13/02
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Loc: western canada
Originally Posted By: Shane White

I also agree with Ian about the nostalgia and aesthetic value of an LP smile

A friend of mine got one many years back now for this reason and the "cool" factor of being a "true" audiophile, but his collection of vinyl is limited and i haven't seen it increasing at all.
I think he also realizes the limitations of having to go out and physically buy vinyl, then store it somewhere, vs. using his 200 disc cdp or his iPod and not have a block of space taken up on his shelves for the physical media.

In essence, it was a novelty at the time he was purchasing new audio gear, which has now died off even for him.
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#366251 - 02/10/12 02:40 PM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: Murph]
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Registered: 03/16/02
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Loc: CA, USA
Originally Posted By: Murph
Picturing myself green and hairless brooding over the blue tubes. "My Precioussssss!"


Blue tubes goooooooooooooood, yessssssss!


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#366262 - 02/10/12 04:54 PM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: dakkon]
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Pretty blue tubes.....the aesthetic appeal of an amp is enough to make one "hear" an improvement or difference in sound.
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#366314 - 02/11/12 05:09 PM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: dakkon]
Henry66 Offline
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Registered: 07/05/10
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Loc: New Hampshire, USA
I don't have a turntable. I do have a (one) vinyl album that has not ever made it to CD. What is the best way to get a "rip" of the album to digital?

I googled for vinyl ripping services and there are a few out there. Does anyone have any experiences with this?

I am looking for a very good "audiophile" quality transfer to digital.
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#366316 - 02/11/12 05:15 PM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: dakkon]
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Henry, I could do that for you. PM me.
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#366448 - 02/13/12 01:37 AM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: Ya_basta]
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Loc: CA, USA
Originally Posted By: Powertothepeople
Pretty blue tubes.....the aesthetic appeal of an amp is enough to make one "hear" an improvement or difference in sound.


Close your eyes.
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#366449 - 02/13/12 01:43 AM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: dakkon]
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But how would tell if it was bright or not?
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#366450 - 02/13/12 01:44 AM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: dakkon]
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Registered: 11/08/05
Posts: 1230
Loc: Holbrook, MA
By the heat radiating off the tubes.
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#366463 - 02/13/12 08:54 AM Re: how many of you guys have a Turntable? [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Henry66 Offline
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Registered: 07/05/10
Posts: 233
Loc: New Hampshire, USA
Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
Henry, I could do that for you. PM me.
Thanks Mark, check your inbox.
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