Reed 3P Tonearm Back on Dem at Ammonite Audio

We now have the Reed 3P tonearm on demonstration at Ammonite Audio. It is 12″, with Cocobolo arm wand and cryo treated copper cabling. Here it is fitted to our venerable Kenwood KD-990 turntable, with a Miyajima Shilabe stereo cartridge up front. This is the...

Sounds and Flavours of Ortofon SPU Stereo Cartridges

I often get asked “what do Ortofon SPU cartridges sound like”?  That’s quite a difficult one to answer because they all sound different in one way or another, but the easy answer to the question is that SPUs do generally have a big, bold, exuberant and musically...

Every Ortofon SPU Model in Stock at Ammonite Audio

We now have every Ortofon SPU variant in stock, and available for next day delivery.  That means the entry-level SPU#1 stereo cartridges, all the mono models, right up to the very limited edition SPU Century.  Order online at the link below or give us a call (contact...

Miyajima Cartridge Servicing and Repair

Miyajima cartridges are just as likely as any other cartridge to wear out over time, or to suffer accidental damage, so buyers need to be assured that the manufacturer offers an efficient and good value repair and servicing service.  This is most important in the case...

Ortofon Price Increases

Ortofon have increased the retail pricing of some of their spare parts and accessories, including step-up transformers, from July 2019.  This means that the ST-M25 mono SUT will from 1 July cost £450 and the ST-7 stereo SUT will be £550. For now, SPU cartridge prices...

Zavfino 1877Phono Tonearm Cables – Customer Review

Here is an edited review of the Zavfino 1877Phono tonearm cables, courtesy of Tom and originally posted on the Art of Sound forum: “I’m on record as being something of a low level cable skeptic: at one point I had a full rig of expensive of Kondo interconnects,...