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Ortofon SPU cartridges have maintained there production through years. There must be a reason to that. Is it only about the historical aspect ? Certainly not, but it is also true that the earliest Ortofon SPU-A and SPU-G are most desirable, most sought after because of there particular sound. These cartridges are rather robust and […]

Thomas Schick micoscope’s point of view! Most of the Clément cartridges you will find are equipped with palettes using saphir tips. These tips have a short lifetime and when they are worn out : they will hurt the grooves of your records. With perfectly cleaned mint records in 33RPM it can reach, in best case scenario, […]