Congrats Rainer for the excellent test with your new arm, the Tribute table (similar to MS 5000) and your motor design In the new Lp by Rainer Barske.
The ringing of the platter is well known because of the brass platter (also at the original MS). I therefore went for a non ringing design of a...
No, you are right. DHTs’ extreme sensitivity to micro-phonic noise. Due to their large, bulky and weak construction, DHT tubes tend to vibrate with the tiniest external stimuli, so it is almost impossible to use a DHT for phono reproduction without breakthrough engineering...
There will be a new book in English describing the matching of transformers and even more some interesting insights into phono-chains and handling of carts etc. It will be published around Xmas.
Dante, I have two 139 Monos (with some new caps) built together.
With the Miyajima trans you can do true Mono with every phono preamp.
of course, you need to match input and output coil. This is the philosophy of transformers, two...