Archive for September, 2011

Dual 506 Turntable Review

Monday, September 19th, 2011:

The Dual 506 is part of the belt drive Dual range. Though more renowned for their 12xx series idler drives, Dual did make a few good belt drive turntables under the 500 series. The 506 is a pretty stock standard turntable that was relatively cheap in its day, but there are some interesting points to note. The first is that the Dual 506 has Dual’s ULM (ultra low mass) tonearm. At the end of the tonearm is a headshell unique to the Dual turntables range. The Dual 506 uses a single screw mount, and therefore the standard 1/2″ cartridge will […] Read More →

Dual 1229 Turntable Review – The Engineer’s Turntable

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011:

The Dual 1229 turntable is the most sought after Dual turntable. More probably found in antique stores than yard sales or in dustbins, the heavy, extremely well built Dual 1229 has generated strong interest amongst the Dual turntables fandom for years. The 1229 is considered to be the culmination of decades of Dual’s technological innovation. Unusually, for a high fidelity turntable, the Dual 1229 is fully automatic. The low level of rumble experienced when listening to the 1229 is a real boon for the lazy vinyl listeners. Additionally, the Dual 1229 turntable is capable of playing multiple records at once, […] Read More →

How To Fix Warped Records

Saturday, September 10th, 2011:

How to fix warped records using a variety of techniques. Do it yourself quickly at home without any expensive technology. Read More →

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