Before Twitter, there was Facebook. Before Facebook, there was Napster. Before Napster, there was Google, and Amazon.
In this infographic, UK IT provider Insight examines the past 25 years of technology evolution, beginning with the creation of Microsoft Office in 1989 and ending with 2013′s Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) launch.
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Setting Up A Phono CartridgeThe Andre Jennings Way
Alexander Abramov's insight:
This article has some very good information. Yet the cartridges chosen reflect how distant the author is to real world audiophiles. Anyone who forks out 15K for a cartridge is bound NOT to attempt an amateur alignment. Added to this the examples on the SRA are using a stylus with a geometry that is not the norm, hence the confusing amount of posts requiring clarification. It would have been much better for the author to have used a more common cartridge like a regular Sumiko Blue Point, or even a Benz-Micro. Focusing on Multi-Thousand dollar Phono cartridges leaves 95% of us scratching our heads.