Dr feickert is a very pleasant and friendly person and very helpful his english is better than my german, so dont be afraid to contact him. The graphs above, generated by the software program, show the phase response upper graph and crosstalk lower graph measurements taken for different azimuth angles shown on. The speed controller comes precalibrated, but i nonetheless checked it with dr. How many audiophile lovers are familiar with vta, offset, overhang, resonances, wow etc. All three speeds were spot on, and remained so throughout my listening. Which are the fundamental tools for the perfect turntable setting. No matter what i did one channels phase angle measured very low. The design includes a quickrelease slidingarmboard system capable of supporting a variety of 205300 mm 912 tonearms. Feickert analogue s platterspeed software and 7 test record. Its fine program swiss developers i gather id have over the foz. Adjust the speed of your turntable more accurately. Visually, the cantilever was listing to the left, so we had compensated for that, but it turned out the stylus itself was actually canted to the right.
I think you can download the software but you need the hardware dongle. Accessory products such as the protractor template for the correct mounting of tonearms and pickups or the. Once youve gone through all 1024 values and chosen your favorite, you can type in a. Feickert claims that the actual measured rumble on the blackbird table is greater than 10db below that of the rumble introduced by a record that is, the table is presenting.
Fast forward a few years later and i bought a new tonearm and turntable, used the feickert to setup the cart and found it just as easy and fast, have changed carts a few times and it. Christian feickert, feickert analog products in having created a special grinding system we at basis have created turntable drive belts precise to within a fraction of a micron. Some say the analogue productions test record is superior to the supplied feickert one. And no doubt you have set up your turntable with a protractor so that overhang and offset is adjusted correctly. Unfortunately, i will have to invest in the additional creative labs audio thingy recommended by dr. Dr feickert analogue owners manuals, service manuals, schematics, catalogues and other documents are provided free of charge for personal use.
This ingenious device does what its name implies help finetune the various. Everything you need to perform a professional set up of your turn table. Combined with our similarly groundbreaking work in creating absolutely true bearings and platters basis has broken new ground in turntable speed stability. Modern technology comes to the aid of the lp with dr. The whole thing is made of aluminium, the base a segment of a circle cut in thick alloy sheet 3mm, like a 180 grm record with the adjustable rule mounted well above pivot height. Feickert analogue blackbird turntable with deluxe 12 package we stock dr. Sometimes it would jump up into a normal range then go way. Word of mouth began trickling in over the past year.
Feickert analogue firebird turntable with deluxe 12 package we stock dr. Feickert, as the audio from the pcmac is insufficient from everything i have read. It was what it was but lots of tubes and hornspeakers plus vinyl make a very particular kind of magic. Dr feickert adjust plus how many audiophile lovers are. Feickert blackbird a readers view posted on july 25, 2012 by editorial staff in analog 0 comments reader jason wrote in to tell me about his new turntable, the new upgraded blackbird from dr feickert. The whole thing is made of aluminium, the base a segment of a circle cut in thick alloy sheet 3mm, like a 180 grm record with. Being a vinyl addict you have spent a lot of money for your records.
Mar 23, 2018 dr feickert analogue alignment protractor getting in right product. Besides our own products we show dynavector cartridgesphonoamps as well as active speakers from musikelectronic geithain. Darren censullo, the head of avatar acoustics, the u. Posted on july 25, 2012 by editorial staff in analog 0 comments reader jason wrote in to tell me about his new turntable, the new upgraded blackbird from dr feickert. Hi ive using adjust plus on my macbook pro without any trouble, i run the program through wmware and windows 7, the audio interface recommended by dr feickert is inexpensive and approved, however i had a better usb one that i used focusrite. The fixed settings go from 20 ohms to 47kohm settings, but you can combine these values to produce 1024 different combinations. Jelco tk850l with vtaonthefly mount includes highquality dintorca. Because the software program is configured for azimuth angles in 0. Do you think this is all you can do and everything is. Pay the extra and get the pro spirit level the one supplied is not the best. You will find further informationen on the website. The adjust plus is very good, especially with sme vs as the only way to adjust the azimuth is fabricate shims and place them under the cart opposite the side that needs adjusting. Loading is set during play via a remote control unit. The deluxe 12 package includes the upgraded inertia platter and the sa750lb 12 tonearm and cable.
Jun 05, 2017 i dont know that test record, but the best setup software ive seen is dr. Chris feickert s next generation protractor system aligns your cartridge with ultimate accuracy for tonearms with an effective length from 8. I have helped a few friends with setting up their azimuth on various tables. Turntable setup software steve hoffman music forums. Feickert analogue firebird turntable page 2 but that didnt workthe reeds pivot assembly was where the kuzmas long headshell wanted to be. I see dr feickert has a new turntable the blackbird that does exactly that. Been using ours for over 6 years great tool for aiding tt set ups. Feickert analogue woodpecker turntable the absolute sound. Screw the gauge tower on the disc and place the protractor on the platter. This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by dr feickert analogue. The feickert woodpecker is a beltdriven turntable with a proprietary software controlled dc motor. Move cartridge in the headshell so that stylus lands on the crosslines of your chosen geometry b, l or s at step 1 overhang.
I dont know that test record, but the best setup software ive seen is dr. Feikert adjust plus purchase by letsmakeadeal tue oct 17, 2017 6. Feickert analogue universal protractor an essential tool, includes instruction booklet the awardwinning feickert analogue universal protractor is an invaluable tool for aligning your phono cartridges path across the record. Feickert next generation universal protractor help vinyl. I dont want this to venture off topic but i will state that i have been able to get excellent results with either method arc or feickert tool. The graphical readouts and analysis made it clear that the azimuth was off by about 1. The best solution for aligning your phono cartridge with a wide variety of tonearms. Follow us on our journey to master the feickert audio suite of analog tools. The feickert woodpecker is a beltdriven turntable with a proprietarysoftwarecontrolled dc motor.
Feickert tables with the most popular options, but all models and options are available. Question about how to use feickert protractor audiogon. Dr feickert analogue blackbird turntable manufacturer. Takes a while to fully get to grips with it, but for a serious vinyl head a must purchase imho. From the many ideas chris had developed over the years, the first to materialize was the socalled protractor. A long time ago there was an article in sterephile. Today while i was going through mine, it seemed to go wacko. I actually owned an early version of one of these and found it to be a marvelous creature, full of fire and magic. Well, i took the plunge and bought this software and album. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. A little bit of theory the general geometrical correlation of a tracking device based on a fixed pivot point are well known since the fundamental publications of baerwald and lofgren back in the first half of the 20th century.
While the anniversary amps are masters of minimalist focus, the pureaa line sports a set of added features. Dr feickert anoalogue disc record disc record for sale. Review dr feickert analogue woodpecker turntable english. Stay tuned in the weeks to come as we fully explore what the feickert tools have to offer and how to use them to maximize your analog enjoyment. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. Feickert next generation universal protractor alignment tool. Dr feickert analogue alignment protractor enter left dr chris feickert s protractor. Dr feickert analogue alignment protractor getting in right product. Also includes choice of premium plinth finish in gloss black, zebrano wood, or tineo wood. Do this if you want to maximize the use of your analog platform, and ensure proper setup. Feickert analogue, offered that the motors are fully isolated within the plinth and that dr.
Dr feickert analogue although a photo can tell a lot, in this case images dont come close to telling the dr feickert story. This ingenious device does what its name implies help finetune the various angles whereby a cartridge can and must be adjusted. Feickert analogue woodpecker turntable the absolute. Every other software maker i do business with has online downloads. At the end of the day, ps serves as an average mounting point for obtaining proper overhang with a variety of cartridges when you have a slotted head shell. Dfa feickert analogue based in marchbucheim in badenwurttemberg breisgau region is one of the most prestigious german drive manufactories. Once youve decided on your tonearms and cartridges, you can use dr. Feickert analogue introduces new wren phono preamplifier. In that thread i conveyed a need to adjust azimuth by ear. Ive aligned both zephyr and sussurro and had no issues with the dr.
Audio analogue s pureaa line aims to draw on some of the key ideas and features of the anniversary amplifiers but to apply them in a slightly different way. I also talked to dr feickert about the program and watched the videos online. Feickert analogue firebird turntable with deluxe 12. Aim with the pin in the gauge exactly over the pivot point of the tonearm. Feickert analogue blackbird turntable with deluxe 12.
There is no single better way to properly set azimuth. The deluxe 12 package includes the upgraded inertia platter, an upgraded woodgrain or piano lacquer finish, and your choice of three 12inch tonearms. Jan 22, 20 feickert next generation universal protractor help post by salesbury 22 jan 20 22. But that didnt workthe reeds pivot assembly was where the kuzmas long headshell wanted to be. So what is emerging is a family of essentially similar designs based on the structure of the woodpecker giving the flexibility of some exotic designs and yet retaining the ease of use and simplicity of the original. Christian feickert, the company today is something like an instance around the accurate playback of vinyl records. Or you can download feickert s free platterspeed app for your apple or androidbased tablet or cell phone, and combine it with feickert s 7 test record.
The same combination with one of our own turntables came close to what we had now and still has a long way to go. Or you can download feickerts free platterspeed app for your apple or androidbased tablet or cell phone, and combine it with feickerts 7 test record. Discussion in audio hardware started by wpjs, dec 24, 2015. The grapevine, a highly sensitive medium, was abuzz about a moderately priced turntable my audio cronies had heard at the latest audio show.1457 983 611 555 658 920 358 47 557 1521 1060 103 790 1117 1192 850 903 983 1563 67 68 307 689 1453 1457 299 274 1030 122 971 262 599 1284 815 764 1267 1139 367