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RE: Damping CD Laser-Reader /Track more rewarding than CD treatments


I installed almost half the contents of the $120 package of 0.3mm FoQ TA-32 and 1mm TA-102 that arrived by Fedex from Japan today. FoQ treatment produced the fastest rip times of my experience (90 seconds versus 120 seconds+ for a 60-minute CD). The combined improvement in sound quality over Marigo Audio 3mm Green Dots on the laser tray/ track and rope caulk on the ripper chassis turned out to be subtle but good recordings of the piano now finally do sound exactly like a piano with well-defined notes, natural tone, convincing timber, and live decay .

An advantage of adding a footer layer of hard 10mm black wild rice (from Whole Foods) in a plastic bag is that you can get a component 100% level in all directions. I like to think it also contributes to an improvement in the sound of musical decay too but that may be imaginary.

Thanks again for the FoQ suggestion.


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  • RE: Damping CD Laser-Reader /Track more rewarding than CD treatments - Dryginger2 22:23:42 07/31/20 (0)


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