Dec 242015
 
Absolute Power - Power Supplies for The Technics 1200/1210 - Paul Hynes Designs, Origin Live, Longdog Audio

Dedication I want to dedicate this review to my parents – I miss you both.   ‘A Beginning is a very Delicate Time’. ‘Know then……..’ This was to have been the first in a series (1) of reviews aimed at exploring the various upgrade options to improve a stock Technics 1200/1210 turntable, a series of […]

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Jul 262015
 
The ‘Little Bear’ Moving Coil Step Up Preamplifier T8-1 - A Bargain ?

Such a simple circuit has no right to sound as good as this. With a little fettling, such as perhaps upgrading the input capacitors in the signal path, and replacing the Chinese sourced 200uF caps in the power supply, the performance could well be further improved. However, as it stands, this little device represents excellent value for money and is to be commended.

So if you want to try out a moving coil cartridge but your amplifier is only equipped with a fixed-coil input, the Little Bear T8-1 headamp can be recommended to get you started.

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