The Audio Tailor - Turntable Set-Up & Calibration - Basic
Operating for over 17 years with 50 years of combined professional experience within the Hi-Fi industry, we have much more to offer than a good price. To put it frankly, you have to know what you’re doing to get the best out of your Hi-Fidelity system and we, at The Audio Tailor know what we’re doing.
This is a comprehensive process for a basic turntable set-up enabling your system to work at optimum performance. We’re looking to provide a premium service for our customers to share in what we know as an amazing experience only true Hi Fi can give us.
Below is a more detailed outline of what goes into this singular set-up as evidence of our determination to have your turntable running at the pinnacle of its potential.
Available in-store only
- Unboxing of unit
- Assembly of unit and it’s components
- Set cartridge tracking length (to ensure the correct distance between pivot point and stylus contact is optimised)
- Set linear tracking (to ensure the tracking arc is optimum and set for the best performance and longevity of both the stylus and record)
- Adjusting azmuith (ensures that the stylus is aligning with the record for best performance and also to alleviate premature stylus wear and record groove wear)
- Arm alignment
- Fitting the drive belt (ensuring no finger grease or contaminants are transferred to the belt or pulley components)
- Fitting/adjusting the anti skate system (so that the needle doesn’t skate across the surface or put undue force against the vinyl record groove)
- Balancing the arm (particular care is needed to ensure the that the arm is precisely at the best position for optimum tracking)
- Electronically setting the tracking force to best suit the cartridge (even though this can be guessed with a manual set up in most cases, an electronic set up will refine the standard settings by up to 25%)
- Unit re-pack
- Basic overview and instruction on how to achieve best usage and maintenance ideas
- Insider tips to prolong the life of the motor, stylus and your records