Archives par tags: headshell

Ortofon SPU ? Should they be rebuilt back to original standards or « upgraded » into something new ?

Ortofon SPU cartridges have maintained there production through years. There must be a reason to that. Is it only about the historical aspect ? Certainly not, but it is also true that the earliest Ortofon SPU-A and SPU-G are most desirable, most sought after because of there particular sound. These cartridges are rather robust and […]

Uwe green malachite stone-body limited edition first pictures !

Here are the first pictures of the new Uwe limited edition green malachite stone-body… This particular mineral was chosen by Uwe for its mechanical aspects as well as high concentration in oxidized copper (more than 50% in fact !). Those new green malachite stone-bodies weight 6.15g, whereas an ebony wood-body is around 4.20g. They will retail […]

Uwe stone-bodies : yes they do exist! And yes they are no more available via Cala Mighty Sound!!!

Uwe decided to produce a very limited edition of his famous wood-bodies in… stone ! They are were available in either marbled black : Or in marbled white with a Mario dot (the Mario dot is not included with Uwe stone bodies) : These stone-bodies weight 8g each. I have had two marbled white stone-bodies left in stock so if […]

Uwe state of art headshells!

Ebony top left, panzerholz lower middle, snakewood top right I first heard of Uwe headshells by Thomas Schick. These headshells are what Thomas considers as the best combination with his tonearms. Like precious jewels : you will find Uwe‘s products in dedicated labeled boxes. Not only are they beautiful but they do protect perfectly the […]