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Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Wed Oct 18 21:53:50 BST 2006

On 10/18/06, Toby Corkindale <tjc at wintrmute.net> wrote:
> I can understand that preventing a turntable from wobbling would help.. but
> apparently it improves digital items like CD players, and solid-state items
> like amplifiers too! Well, according to them.. eg:
>     Placing the small Little Rock 5 on top of the Accuphase produces a
>     surprisingly large improvement. [...]
>     A very complicated and densely orchestrated Prokofiev score is being
>     broadcast as the LR5 is lowered into place, one written for Diaghile's
>     Ballets Russes, Scythian Suite: Ala and Lolli, actually rejected by
>     Diaghilev as not far out enough to challenge Rite of Spring. As soon as the
>     LR5 sits on the Accuphase the soundstage opens up, the individual parts
>     become easier to follow, and the dense orchestrations less impenetrable.
>     Surprised? I did not expect this much difference on a purely electronic
>     component with a massive chassis.

I would not expect that either, but if a brown envelope of bills and a
sumptuous dinner came my way courtesy of its manufacturer I daresay I
could be pleasantly surprised how excellent their product is.


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