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  1. Here's a link comparing the AT and Denon. http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=159704
  2. I'm using a 160 on a sony ps-8750plugged into a scott 222. It is my favorite cartridge over a vintage adc and shure v15. The output is high enough that the maximum volume I use is 5 on a 10 scale.
  3. I have purchased 11 klipsch speakers and still have 11. can't imagine selling one or a pair.
  4. Craig I find your no bs perspective very refreshing. I'm a transplanted Michigander who learned to solder with Dad on a LK-72 and a LT-111 which I still have but not operational. We purchased the kits from that funky electronics store next to the hobby shop in downtown Flint in the mid sixties. Would love to buy you a Flint Coney some time. Take good care.
  5. Received the DL-160 a couple of days ago and mounted it on a Sony PS 8750. The Denon comes with a cool jig to easily set the overhang. I plugged the TT into the Lo Mag input on my HHS 222 and have been floating on a pink cloud ever since. Comfortable listening level for me is 12 o'clock same as my previously favorite cart, a shure v15 III on a technics tt. I believe the DL-160 and DL-110 have the same output voltage so both should work well. If anyone is interested in trying out a mc cart, this is an inespensive way to go.
  6. I pulled the triger on a DL-160 today that I found for a good price. I'll see if the output is high enough for the Scott. If not I'll probably add a step-up transformer. Also looking at the Outlaw RR 2150 which is on sale until the end of the month. It has both mm and mc inputs. But it's solid state. Then I think, what about bi-amping with ss on the bottom and tubes on the top? Just like John Cipollina.
  7. Please disregard my NAD issue. I purchased an OPPO for a little over $50 on Epay and the sound is far superior to the NAD. I'll donate the NAD to Goodwill and let someone else play with it.
  8. My Momma always told me ones and zeros was digital everything else was analog does this mean Momma was wrong? Seems like mental masturbation to me?
  9. I was in a BB about a month ago. The bathroom was very clean and there was warm water to wash your hands.
  10. I'm using a NAD 521i in my 2 ch system. Every now and then the sound drops out for part of a second. Sometimes it will drop out several times in a song and somtimes it won't drop out for several songs. It doesn't matter if the CD player is cold or warmed up. Does anyone have an idea what might be causing this? thanks
  11. Thank you for your help. Looks like the Denon 110 or 160 might work. They are under 3mv but Denon says they are designed to plug into mm inputs on an amp. "The owners manual claims in both English and Japanese 1.6mV of output, but when I tested the cartridge it produced 2.2mV." I'll have to think this over before I risk $$$.
  12. I am having fun with my tubes and horns and am trying different cartridges to find out what sounds best to my budget ears. The question is, how low of an input voltage can I go using the Scott phono preamp? I am looking at a Denon mc cartridge but don't want to get something that won't work. I am currently playing with a Grado black, a Sure v15III, an ADC xlm improved mkII, and a Pickering. All are mm and I wanted to try a mc if my Scotts will handle the task. Thanks for your help.
  13. I have both the HHS 222 and 299D and right now prefer the sound of the 222. It sounds a little warmer and more musical to my ears. Both are great amps IMHO. The 299 has more inputs so you can have two TTs hooked up at once. Both Scotts have been re-caped so the difference I hear my be the difference in caps, I really don't know.
  14. Congrats! That's a good lookin receiver. Got to love the vintage equipment. What kind of TT are you looking for?
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