As Father’s Day gets closer, many of us are thinking of last minute gift ideas. Choosing the perfect gift for the music and vinyl enthusiast in your life can be hard. It’s easy to fall into the clever trap of gifting vinyl-shaped coasters, air fresheners and clocks, but let’s be honest…music lovers want something that will […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Modern electronics offer a variety of options for the audio enthusiast who demands only the best for their home stereo system. It might be simple enough for anyone to play a song with their laptop, tablet, or smartphone, but a real audiophile recognizes the difference in quality when using a designated sound system. A great […]
This brief overview provides a breakdown of how to assemble the Turntable with the various components that require installation or calibration. A key part of this video highlights installing the platter, properly balancing the tonearm, and setting the Anti-skating dial. Should you have further questions please visit http://www.fluance.com/support/ Instructional video showing the set-up process for […]
In this video, Fluance will take you through the process of matching the power and impedance of your home theater receiver or amplifier to the power handling and impedance of your Fluance Speakers. A great video for first time buyers!