Tang did an even more specialized solution which is a little more expensive but looks really good. You may ask him.
You ´re right. Restored but not rewired. I am using the original old copper litz. The extension with the pins is new.
The screws are embedded with rubber seal. No impact on sound at all.Nevertheless there is a more sophisticated solution. Pls. ask Tang about his construction made by Acoustical Systems.
You know about completing TT-Systems as David does too! It is true that most innovative TT-designs need maturation, especially in details. As it counts for the AF-Zero (I was positively impressed in Munich at the current stage of development), the Apolyt (which underwent changes in design...
The listening room is the most important issue in Audio High End.
If you may build it up from ground you do rely on a good concept. Then you may decide about hiring an acoustic engineer.
All the best
Cannot support you on the AF3 as I did not have it in my room, but using the Kuzma AirLine with an appropriate cart on my Micro Seiki 8000 double platter design sounds magical.
Many vinyl lovers do resist compressors not knowing how much potential they are giving away.
Sorry to hear you are leaving. Was good with you the rare moments we had in the past. I enjoyed!
Hopefully we might return to a reasonable and innovative environment in turntable building etc. We should stay critical and yes positive as Ron is as well. The hobby is so nice!
And we need...
where did I not show my respect for Nishikawa san that you are asking me for that? All my conceptual ideas ground on the bases that air bearing became my hobby. May I ask you which of my "so called theories" are already implemented in the Zero or not? Please give me a clear and simple...
I am not sure if this is a thread about tonearms as analogplanet is expressing. Analogplanet, are you on the wrong thread? SAT and SAT-tonearms might be a different thread. Anyway, what is interesting is that TechDas has successfully established very good copies (great technology!) of the old...