My First Turntable - Any Sage Words Of Advice?
- Pro-Ject DebutIII Turntable
- Cyrus CD 6S CD Player (connected to my amp with a Black Rhodium Rhythm Interconnect)
- Cyrus Integrated 6vs2
- ATC 7 Speakers
- Cambridge Audio Azur 640P Phono Stage (connected to my amp with a Cambridge Audio Pacific interconnect)
- Linn K20 Speaker Cable
- Soundstyle Z2 Speaker Stands
My girlfriend bought me a Pro-Ject Debut III turntable for Xmas and I've set it up as best as I can but having never owned (or even used) a record player before I'm not confident that I've set it up correctly.
It's working and sounds good but I'm not convinced that I have balanced the tone arm correctly - has anyone got some advice on how to do this properly as the instructions are a bit confusing?
At the moment I don't have a proper rack for it and I've not been able to level it properly. I've also had to set it up next to one of my speakers, which I know is less than ideal but my Interconnects are too short to put it further away.
I was thinking of upgrading to a Cyrus Interconnect for my CD player and some Cyrus speaker cable but this would be overkill for my turntable so has anyone got some advice relating to replacement cabling for the Cambridge Audio Pacific cable?
As yet, I've only got three records (Nine Inch Nails Ghosts I-IV and the Joy Division albums Unknown Pleasure and Closer) and Unknown Pleasure seemed noticably cracklier than the others. When I checked the record it seemed to have quite a static charge - what should I do about this and would this account for the difference?
Has anyone got any other advice?