Users of Vinyl are well aware of the importance of being able to accurately set their cartridge tracking down force.
Failure to do this can result in anything from degraded sonic performance, through to mis-tracking and even damage to the record and stylus.
In the 70's and 80's the only readily available method of setting the down-force was the Shure Force Balance ( The SFG 2)
Fine value for money, but suffering from only 0.1g resolution, somewhat fiddly set-up and a slightly non-optimum measurement height
Now Technology has come to the rescue in the form of Digital Gauges - highly stable and accurate Digital Scales
Tracking Force ( Weight ) of Cartridges / Stylus
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6 March 2013
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