Combining the best Test LP on the Market and the refined quality of the Shure SFG-2 in our new setup kit.
Hi Fi News Test LP
As a response to the lack of newly produced test records, and due to customers requiring a definitive means of setting up their vinyl replay systems, the Cartridge Man has, on the back of the success of his previous test LP, produced an all-new test record.
Recorded onto audiophile quality 180g vinyl, the new version also includes a full-sized set-up protractor and includes an additional frequency sweep test.
Test Record specifications and features:
- Channel identification
- Phase check
- Channel balance
- Pink noise L/R
- Anti-skate/bias setting
- Tracking ability
- Cartridge/arm lateral resonance
- Cartridge azimuth
- Residual system noise check
- 20Hz to 20kHz frequency sweep
- Set-up protractor
- Recorded onto audiophile 180g vinyl
Easy to use and inexpensive, this is the most popular stylus force gauge on the market. An indispensable tool for any analog setup. The Shure SFG-2 Stylus Tracking Force Gauge is the industry standard. This simple-to-use measuring device was developed to give listeners a way to insure against the problems caused by improper tracking force settings, which include mistracking, excessive record and tip wear, and poor sound reproduction. This gauge is a highly accurate beam balance instrument designed to measure the actual downward force exerted by a stylus on a record over the range of 0.5 to 3.0 grams. Each gauge is individually factory calibrated in order to provide a precise measurement of stylus tracking force.
-For all modern tonearms and automatic turntables.
-Extended force measurement range (1 to 3 grams).
-Friction-free precision stainless steel pivot joints.
-Easy-to-read reference bars for perfect balance and absolute accuracy.
-Tracking force is measured with tonearm in actual playing position.
-Accuracy to within 1/10 of a gram in primary operating range (1/2 to 1-1/2 grams)