Sumiko Cartridges

Sumiko Cartridges

Sumiko cartridges are relatively new to Ammonite Audio, and we brought them to the shop for a number of reasons, but largely because they offer a range of really rather good products from truly inexpensive, right up to quite pricey, that sit well against our existing...
Technics SL-1200 Arm Boards Back in Stock

Technics SL-1200 Arm Boards Back in Stock

Our machined alloy replacement arm boards for Technics SL-1200 turntables (from Mk2 onwards) are now back in stock and available on the shop in black and silver anodised finishes.  For now, the boards are available only with centre plates pre-cut for Jelco 9″...
Is it worth upgrading the new Technics SL-1200GR turntable?

Is it worth upgrading the new Technics SL-1200GR turntable?

Technics SL-1200 turntables have had a thriving upgrade scene for years, concentrating on the Mk2 and Mk5 models.  Technics stopped making the Mk2 and Mk5 some years ago, but clearly regretted leaving the turntable market and came back in a couple of years ago with...
Latest Review of the Sumiko Starling Moving Coil Cartridge

Latest Review of the Sumiko Starling Moving Coil Cartridge

Great review by Adam Smith of the Sumiko Starling moving coil cartridge in the latest March 2020 issue of HiFi News magazine. They gave it the ‘Outstanding “product’ badge.” “Yes, it is very crisp and detailed but it has a poise, polish...
Lyngdorf TDAi-3400 Review

Lyngdorf TDAi-3400 Review

Here’s the latest review of the Lyngdorf TDAi-3400 integrated amplifier, by Chris Kelly for The Ear. He liked it very much, and everything that he says rings true, to our ears.  Forget any preconceptions regarding the sound of ‘digital’ amplifiers...

Black Friday?

Is Black Friday a huge confidence trick being played out on unsuspecting consumers around the world?  Well, not entirely of course, but many of the so-called ‘bargains’ out there are either items specially bought-in by retailers or not really any better...