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Old Yesterday, 07:28 PM   #8361
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I can only speak for myself and my rig when I say the Vincent is miles ahead of the Harman/Kardon's built in unit.

I guess it's best to judge for yourself
Then that means I need to find a tube phono stage then, at least that's Freddy's suggestion. I will agree.

What is RIAA equalization? Do I need, or want that in what I'm looking for? I ask because I see that listed on some pieces.
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That's a nice piece man

That's basically a preamp like what I have now though, no? If that's the case, I wouldn't go for it, because I like the sound the 750 has. I keep hearing dedicated is the way to go.
The C-1 is a dedicated preamp, one of the best for the price according to some.

OK I get it now, you are referring to a phone stage.
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Then that means I need to find a tube phono stage then, at least that's Freddy's suggestion. I will agree.

What is RIAA equalization? Do I need, or want that in what I'm looking for? I ask because I see that listed on some pieces.
All phono-stages built in, external, tube or solid state have RIAA equalization .......... It is the reverse curve of the one used in the recording process for vinyl and is supposed to make what you hear flat when playing back an album .
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The C-1 is a dedicated preamp, one of the best for the price according to some.

OK I get it now, you are referring to a phone stage.
It looks like it does have a good following.

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All phono-stages built in, external, tube or solid state have RIAA equalization .......... It is the reverse curve of the one used in the recording process for vinyl and is supposed to make what you hear flat when playing back an album .
Ahh, I see.

So many choices. We'll have to what unfolds.
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I like Forest.
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I like Forest.
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Billy you Greenie.
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Then that means I need to find a tube phono stage then, at least that's Freddy's suggestion. I will agree.

What is RIAA equalization? Do I need, or want that in what I'm looking for? I ask because I see that listed on some pieces.
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All phono-stages built in, external, tube or solid state have RIAA equalization .......... It is the reverse curve of the one used in the recording process for vinyl and is supposed to make what you hear flat when playing back an album .
^ What he said.

The basic goal is to (as closely as possible) trace the RIAA equalization curve. That's the phono stage designers primary goal. After that it's a question of build quality, parts selection and design layout. (Give or take a few thousand other considerations).
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Good Morning BargainBilly!!!!!!!

And here it is ............. graphically speaking



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Good Morning BargainBilly!!!!!!!

And here it is ............. graphically speaking



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And what are you doing up at this hour ................. ?

And I wanted to make sure you got the second graph...........

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