The new Fluance Powered Bookshelf Speakers look nearly identical. The Ai series of Powered Speakers share many design features and are suitable to the same applications however they do differ in a few key ways. Physical Size Difference The most noticeable difference is the physical size. The Ai41 Powered Speakers are 10.9 inches tall, 6.5 […]
What Does A Record Weight Do?
You may have heard of a record weight, but the most common question is does it really make a difference for vinyl playback? A beneficial turntable accessory for any vinyl enthusiast, a record weight provides an extra layer of performance to your turntable and vinyl collection. This puck-shaped object is designed to be placed on […]
The Year Was 1999… 20 Years Ago.
Just think back to 20 years ago. The year was 1980… wait what? 20 years ago, was 1999? 20 Years ago today we were concerned about Y2K. 20 years ago, people were angry about the new Star Wars movie not meeting their expectations thus ruining their childhood. Hmm.. Maybe somethings never change. Well a lot […]
Fluance Reference Turntable Upgrades – How the RT82-RT85 Compare to the RT80-RT81?
Fluance Reference Turntable Upgrades If you are here, you’re likely interested in the Fluance Reference Turntables (Models: RT82, RT83, RT84, RT85). You may be wondering what is different about these turntables and how they compare to the original Fluance RT80 and RT81 Record Players. While looking similar, there are actually numerous improvements ‘under the hood’ […]
Off Center Pressings on Vinyl LPs: What is it and how can you correct it?
What Is Off-Center Pressing? Off-center pressing is essentially when the spindle hole in the center of the album is not properly aligned to the center of the grooves. Not all records are produced to equal quality standards. Without proper alignment, the needle is unable to track in the grooves and may cause it to wobble […]
What is Vertical Tracking Angle (VTA)?
Turntable VTA (Vertical Tracking Angle) is the angle in which the tonearm and stylus meet the record being played. The reason for this angle is two-fold. First, it causes less wear on the stylus by taking off the direct pressure which would occur if the VTA was incorrectly set. More importantly, the record was cut […]
What is Auto Stop and Why Choose a Turntable with this Feature?
Auto Stop Defined Auto stop, also known as auto shut off, uses a system to halt the record from spinning once it has finished playing, rather than continuing to wear at the stylus. The stylus remains in the blank lock groove at the end of the LP. Not to be confused with an auto-return, which means […]
Fluance PA10 High Fidelity Phono Preamplifier Helps Vinyl Lovers Achieve Clear, Precise Signal
NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario – April 11, 2019 – Fluance, engineers of serious performance, audiophile-approved home theater systems and speakers, launches the PA10 High Fidelity Phono Preamplifier, allowing vinyl enthusiasts to reproduce analog audio with superb clarity and accuracy. The PA10 pairs perfectly with turntables that feature Moving Magnet (MM) cartridges without a built-in preamp and […]