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RE: the line of contact

>> "If the setting is too high (where the arm slopes down toward the cartridge), the bass region generally gets muddy and thick, and the cartridge may sound more bright and strident than it should. Setting it too low (where the arm slopes down from the cartridge) may result in overly taught bass, and a reduction in upper frequency information."

Interesting page, but I completely disagree with the sonic effects listed for SRA/VTA. IME too high (arm slopes down to cartridge) results in overly taut bass and prominent highs, exaggerated surface noise and increased sibilance. Too low results in fat, slow bass, subjectively rolled-off highs and poor pace and rythm.

Edits: 09/30/07 09/30/07

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