Tag Archives: 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 […]

Cartridge tasting ? Supex 900 Super retipped by Soundsmith with a Ruby Cantilever and Nude Contact Line Diamond

Supex 900 Super cartridge

I just received this Supex 900 Super cartridge. It is an early Supex model designed and produced by Sugano San. The Supex box looks more like a box for a ring or a piece of jewelry. I must admit that I prefer the wooden box of Koetsu’s but still this little blackish box is part […]

New Uwe headshell in bubinga wood and Denon 102 body

In-between the Lenco Heaven Belgium meet and my trip to the German audio mafia. I did a stop by Uwe‘s place. And guess what… I had some surprises. Bubinga Uwe  headshell First one is that a new wood for headshells is available : the Bubinga… Here are the first photos: This new headshell has very close […]

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 […]

Schick Graphite Headshell, Midas round and square bodies, cantilever protector in stock… and an upcoming surprise from Uwe !

We have now Thomas Schick latest Graphite Headshell in stock and ready for dispatch… These are waiting for you and will be delivered in dedicated boxes with a set of non magnetic screws We also have some Midas “normal” square edges bodies and limited edition round edges bodies. Both are the latest version with lateral screw […]

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 […]