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  1. Sorry to dissapoint so many people this has sold and i dont have any more. I will be listing some other cartridges soon though.
  2. Item: Sumiko Blue Point Special approx 120 hours use Location: Melbourne Price: $350 Item Condition: Used Reason for selling: upgraded Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Blue Point Special EVO III High Output MC Cartridge The evolution of the ever-popular Blue Point Special, the EVO III raises the performance bar even higher at this highly competitive price point. Its tonal balance is remarkably smooth, exhibiting a fundamental richness and overall warmth without sacrificing musical detail and resolution. Sound stage focus and channel separation are exemplary, as is the cartridges’ ability to maintain a coherent consistency that reproduces music as a perceptual whole. High-output moving coil design with 2.5-mV output. Chemically coated aluminum cantilever with 0.3mm x 0.7mm elliptical stylus. Ultra low-resonance open generator design. Resonance controlled mounting system provides the lowest mechanical impedance. Highly compatible with most modern tonearms. Stereophile 2005 Class C Recommended Component With an output of 2.5mV and recommended tracking force of 2.0gm, the new version of the Blue Point Special uses a top plate said to offer far greater rigidity while weighing less, and a 0.3 mil by 0.8 mil elliptical stylus. It proved to be "a model of tight clarity, rhythmic certainty, and excellent tracking," with "A reasonable amount of punch and an overall clean, bracing demeanor." In comparisons with more expensive cartridges, MF noted stilted harmonic development, restricted dynamic range, and diminished soundstaging. Stereophile 2004 Analogue Corner Review The elliptical stylus helped make the BPS a good tracker, and transients were clean and tight, if a bit lacking in nuance. You'll get a richer midrange and greater liquidity from, say, Grado's woodenbodied Sonata, but not this level of excitement. The Sonata might make abetter overall choice for classical and acoustic music, especially female voices, but for rock and pop at an affordable price - especially if your budget system needs a shot of adrenaline - the Blue Point Special Evo III will fit the bill. Hi-Fi Choice Best Buy This is probably one of the most enjoyable cartridges I've tried below £300: pacey and dynamic, crisp and to the point, able to pull musical life from the grooves in toe-tapping fashion. It exudes a no-nonsense kind of sound, playing the notes and hitting the rhythms without unnecessary dressing, soaring through tracks with eager aplomb. From House of Love to Sibelius, it proved an engaging performer... Bass has pleasing authority and drive, and it passes the percussive test with ease - snapping snares and solid kick drums are an instant hit. At times it's a touch rough around the edges, and one or two competitors offer better front-to-back perspectives and some buyers may prefer a richer balance. But for me, this Sumiko's direct musical statement makes it a Best Buy at the price. Photos:
  3. Ive read the same fact regarding the polising technique using human hair. I cant remember the original source but a quick google has confirmed it via several links. The vinylengine site goes into some detail for those interested.
  4. A local buyer will have first preference and please no offers $450 is my price as its virtually new. Thanks for looking
  5. Item: Chord Mojo DAC headphone amp like new Location: Melbourne Price: $450 Item Condition: like New Reason for selling: never found headphones comfortable Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal +3%, COD Only Extra Info: Photos:
  6. Item: FS: melb Chord Anthem reference RCA 1mtr Location: melbourne CBD Price: 390 Item Condition: like new Reason for selling: new amp has XLR only Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info:
  7. Item: Valve Pre/Headphone Amplifier Little Dot Mk4SE Location: Melbourne Price: $399 Item Condition: like new less than 2 hrs play time Reason for selling: bought headphones and amplifier but couldn't get used to wearing headphones so back to speakers it is Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal +3%, COD Only Extra Info: Description SEPP (Singled-ended Push Pull) OTL in Class-A Frequency response: 10 hz~100 Khz (-1dB) THD+N: 0.1% (100 mW @ 300 ohm) Power Output: 500 mW @ 300/600 ohm 300 mW @ 120 ohm 100 mW @ 32 ohm Power Consumption: 30W (228V x 0.133A) Variable Gain: 3,4,5, or 10x Recommended Load Impedance: 32 ohm~600 ohm Input Impedance: 50K ohms Pre-Amplifier Output Impedance: 600 ohms Pre-Amplifier Gain: 3-10x (also controlled via gain switches) Pre-Amplifier Voltage: 10V RMS Pre-Amplification circuit includes both driver and power tubes Driver Tubes: 2x JAN 5654 Power Tubes: 2x Soviet 6H30EH High quality aluminum chassis Dimensions (Metric): 320mm deep by 220mm wide by 143mm high Dimensions (English): 12.6 inches deep by 8.66 inches wide by 5.62 inches Weight: 3.5 Kg or 7.7 lbs 1 Year Little Dot Warranty Features & details Little Dot MK IV is our flagship headphone amplifier/pre-amplifier in the Little Dot MK-series Little Dot MK IV can drive them easily with effortless dynamics (45Vp-p!) , subterranean bass, cavernous soundstage, and precise 3-D imaging Little Dot MK IV also adds in user-tweaking options such as two gain switches to delivery maximum compatibility with all your headphones, regardless of impedance or sensitivity Product information Package Dimensions 14.4 x 11.4 x 8.8 inches Item Weight 8.65 pounds Shipping Weight 8.65 pounds Manufacturer LittleDot ASIN B00CG062YK Manufacturer reference Little Dot MK4SE Photos:
  8. Wow thats a very special Anniversary model Rega good luck with the sale!
  9. Item: Analysis Plus Big Silver Oval 3mtr speaker cable like new Location: Melbourne Price: $No longer available Item Condition: like new just done a couple hundred hours so not even burnt in yet Reason for selling: no longer required Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Photos:
  10. Item: Chord Mojo DAC Headphone amp Location: Melbourne Price: 490 Item Condition: like new Reason for selling: not used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Photos:
  11. Asking price is not negotiable sorry. Still available
  12. Item: Ortofon 2M Bronze New Location: Melbourne Price: 390 Item Condition: brand New unopened Reason for selling: bought mulitples for TT and Arm demo/comparisons (easy with 2M series) Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra
  13. Item: AKG K701 Reference headphones Location: Melbourne Price: 200 Item Condition: new Reason for selling: never used them no use keeping Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Photos:
  14. Item: PS Audio Dectet power filter board Location: Melbourne Price: 495 Item Condition: brand new Reason for selling: unneeded gift Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Photos:
  15. Item: Rega TT PSU planar external upgraded psu Location: Melbourne Price: 275 Item Condition: excellent Reason for selling: sold my Rega TT so no longer needed Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Photos:
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