Monday, February 25, 2013

Koetsu Things Of Beauty

I've been researching proper tonearm and cartridge setup this week as I am going to swap carts. I try not to let my eyes stay on high dollar cartridges too long as I am a music junkie on a budget. This Koetsu cart kept showing up in my electroweb searches. Damn these Koetsu cartridges are beautiful. If I bought one of these and it did not sound as beautiful as it looked I would be heartbroken.

If anyone knows of any other Japanese cartridge porn I should be drooling over please let me know. 


3 comments:

  1. Judging only from our past reviews, the Koetsu carts do sound as good as they look, unfortunately. But have you considered Miyajima or Miyabi?

    Stephen Mejias, Stereophile

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  2. Hey Stephen

    I heard the Miyajimo Shilabe at the Experience Music / Intact Audio room at Lone Star Audio Fest last year. It was a beautiful cartridge. Dave Slagle had three tonearms setup with various cartridges and that was one of them. I think we ran it until about about 4am. Good times.

    iain

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  3. Hi,

    Miyajima Labs, IKEDA, Miyabi...

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