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What's up with these two oft-cited, super-similar standards? That seems closer than 50 Hz versus 60 Hz... It's even closer in kind than 44,1 kHz and 48 kHz. Ach so. I can see how 0,5 is not 0,7 mils. But 0,6 mils is often seen, in spite of the ubiquity of the 0,7 reference for microgroove-scanning sphericals.... Such as these Sanyos half way down page...
...and, Serif, here's a spherical that's 0,6 mil and uses no more than 1,25 Pramanik recommended weight... Ideal lacquer player? Or ideal back hoe?
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Me, I'on not worried about the actual (spec) dimensions of sphericals. I'm all into this Ortofon VMS30MKII that seems as clear and true now as it did 20 hours ago. Hehe.. Yeah, I don't listen a lot. Just when I want. I set er as light as she'll track and watch the antiskate ain't overdone...crank it up and rest me head on the arm of the couch - often face-down. The sound waves ricochet off the floor, which is only half-carpeted, and that ricochets off me face and glasses... I think I could hear at least that... Not sure about what gas was used for coil cooling during the cut... Something that was crammed in a Suede Brown K bottle with a nice Harris valveset, I might add. Someone on SSoLT says air is better than nothing, provided it's not moist or dirtily-delivered.