The Ins and Outs of turntable dynamics - and how they mess up your vinyl playback

Author(s): Allmaier Hannes

When tinkering with your turntable have you ever wondered what anti-skating, effective tonearm mass, tonearm-cartridge resonance and tonearm damping really is about? And how these affect the frequency response, record wear, trackability and distortion of your system? This article condenses the findings of the research works of the good old past and gives you the answers.