Nov 072014
 
Harry Pearson - January 5, 1937 – November 4, 2014 'The Founding Father Leaves Us'

  Words somehow feel inadequate right now re trying to sum up the life of the man (1) who helped define subjective audio reviewing, who gave us both the methodology and terms to do so and a rich vocabulary to help express what Harry heard. Those words and methodology filtered out to the wider audio […]

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Jul 232010
 
THE DECCA Mk.VI (GOLD) CARTRIDGE.....

Being reminded once again of the Decca ‘magic’ – the Decca Mk. VI cartridge revisited. Having been granted a special exeat from the Alan Dowker Blumlein retirement home for distinguished audio components, the Decca cartridge was allowed out for good behaviour. I was interested in re-visiting the Decca design and the following notes and observations apply […]

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Jun 222010
 
A SHORT HISTORY OF ORTOFON PICK-UP CARTRIDGES....

A Short History of Early Ortofon Pick-Up Cartridges Research by Barry.D.Hunt History The Ortofon company started life as ‘Fonofilm A/S’, founded in 1918 in Copenhagen by Arnold Poulson and Axel Peterson [1], initially manufacturing equipment for the film industry. There were many groups around the world, noteably in America and Europe, all working on the […]

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