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So What Kind Of Vinyl "RIG" Do You Have?

Discussions about vinyl records: rarities, obscurities and collectibles, promos, mixes, etc. DJ-related discussions are welcome as well as techniques for recording & restoring vinyl records to CD/MP3.

Postby 2Nu » Sun Feb 22, 2004 11:00 am

Thanx Jimbo,
Not quite the vinyl but just as bad since the little sh*ts bored through all of that scrumptious jacket and sleeve material and turned it into MUD and god knows what else. Guess I deserved it for leaving my collection in U-Haul boxes in my d
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Postby MikeP » Sun Feb 22, 2004 1:20 pm

Me? Nothing fancy really:

A Numark Pro TT-1 turntable with a Shure M35-S cartridge. I'm running it through a moderately old Pioneer tuner/amp to my Turtle Beach Santa Cruz sound card. I get a bit of line hum to my sound card, but I can eliminate 80-90
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Postby Ollie Stench » Mon Feb 23, 2004 1:29 am

Technics SL-BD1 turntable with an Audio Technica cartridge, bought new in 1983 for $79. I just bought a new needle for it but I forget the brand. Needle was $29.

Technics RS-TR373 dual cassette deck from a Goodwill store. Eats tapes when I try to rec
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Postby wiota » Wed Feb 25, 2004 6:47 pm

I just discovered this website a week ago and I immediately went into the garage and dusted off my never used Technics turntable and hooked it into my Sony Theater system, threw on some old records and it sounded like CRAP. Dingy, lo-fi, no bottom end,
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Postby Frayo » Sun Mar 21, 2004 12:26 am

I have a generic turntable... A stereo reciver/sigal processor/stereo sytstem thingie from 1981.
An amp...and sometimes I'll run the music through 80s synthesizer FX processors (which sounds really cool).

Most of my sound (and money) is concentrated o
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Postby bowiestation » Thu Apr 01, 2004 2:38 pm

Sony turntable
Nad c-270 amp
Luxman tp-114 preamp
Luxman tape deck
Klipsch kg 1.5 w/modified crossovers(by me)
F.I.M 880 ac outlet
nad c-540 cd
diy power cords(dh labs/wattgate plugs)
audioquest speaker cable
Tara Labs interconnects
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Postby audiofool » Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:39 am

My set up at the moment:
Turntable = LINN LP12 with a LINN AKITO ARM
Cartridge = Benz Micro Gold Moving Coil
Preamp = LINN Wakonda w/phono stage
Power Amp = LINN LK100
Speakers = LINN Ninkas, passively bi-wired
Cassette Deck = Nakamichi DR 3
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Postby Pseudo_Echo_01 » Fri May 07, 2004 6:46 pm

2 x Pioneer direct drive turntables
2 x Pioneer CDJ100
Pioneer DJM300(mixer)
Peavey 4 channel amp
2x Gemini GSM1200 speakers

Thi is my mobile setup as i am a dj!! hehe it sounds good when wanting some loud music to cheer you up! [:o)]
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Postby philware » Sat May 15, 2004 12:17 pm

I have a Phillips 877 Belt Drive turntable that was part of my first stereo I bought back in 1978 ("I'm old, what can I say). It used to have a nice Ortofon Cartridge on it and now I don't remember what the hell is on it, it says MR with a little e on it
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Postby British » Mon May 17, 2004 1:08 am

[quote]Originally posted by Ollie Stench
[br]Mine's a bunch of crap. In 1983 a place called "Sound Of Music" (shortly to change the
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