QUESTION ABOUT THE SPECS OF STR8 150 SPECS
Posted 29 December 2015 - 06:10 PM
Posted 07 January 2016 - 05:03 PM
Does this TT have an ANTISCATE regulation?
I've bought them secondhand. I had some needle skipping issues, so I was considering bad AS settings.
Although the AS Ring is some kind of "fake" for me: it has no scale on it (like that one in the picture) but it turns.
So do my Stantons str8 150 have AS? If yes, how easily can I check if it is working at all (or even properly)?
Thanks for help in advance.
Posted 08 January 2016 - 05:40 PM
Be glad you at least got a Stanton cartridge. I just purchased a new in the box T.92 USB that was also suppose to come with a 500.V3 cartridge. However, the cartridge on the T.92 is not 500.V3 nor does it appear to even be a Stanton cartridge. :-(
Number of downloads: 1
There's a thread over on vinylengine.com that seems to suggest that Stanton might be getting out of the cartridge game. In addition, a number of online vinyl equipment dealers are out of stock with Stanton cartridges and some say 'discontinued'. So, if you really want that Stanton cartridge, you may have to head to eBay and snag one. Original Stanton stylus seem to be still in stock for time being. But if there are no more cartridges, it won't be long before those styli are gone as well.
Posted 08 January 2016 - 05:46 PM
Yes, it does: http://www.stantondj...s/str8-150.html
It's the little dial next to the base of the tonearm. And should have the words 'Anti-Skating' on it.
Posted 09 January 2016 - 09:19 AM
Posted 09 January 2016 - 10:57 AM
The folks over at vinylengine.com did help me identify the cartridge. It's an AT91 from another manufacture besides Stanton who also makes turntables. Disappointed to say the least that Stanton has had to go to that level. Lots of audiophiles talk about the versatility of the 500 cartridge and the performance.
Maybe someone from Gibson might chime in and let us know how come the cartridges spec'd on the documents, packaging, etc., are not matching what is really being installed. I get that paper documentation is hard to change, but it's not that hard to change a website and the electronic version stored on those sites.
Posted 09 January 2016 - 10:59 AM
Posted 09 January 2016 - 11:07 AM