Straight out of the box : it is already superb.
Set up immediately on my turntable : it is an instant classic and the sound with no meticulous setting is already fantastic. Well done Mister Schick.
After a few tries with different headshells, I prefer the ebony Yamamoto headshell with my ZYX Omega Silver. Later on trials will lead me to prefer undoubtedly Uwe‘s snakewood headshells.