A brand new unused example of the renowned Goldring 1042 cartridge. This one of two bought by a client of ours who never got around to fitting it. Dec 17, 2012 The 1042 is a very smooth sounding MM cart, very easy on the ears, I did prefer the sound on the 1042 compared to the 2500 which was highly rated in What HiFi.
If you liked the sound of the 1012 you will love the sound of the 1042, its smoother, richer with a loverly deep bass, my second Favourite MM Cart after the 2M Black. The 1042 is a record cartridge for the audiophile who demands the ultimate sonic performance from their system, together with the convenience of a user replaceable stylus.
Goldring G1042 G1042 owners manual, service manuals and schematics are for reference only and the Vinyl Engine bears no responsibility for errors or other inaccuracies. The PDF files are provided under strict licence. But remember, the Goldring G1042 Cartridge is still an excellent buy at less than half the Price of the Elite, is far more compatible with various tonearms and PhonoStages.
And the Reson Reca (based on the G1042) is a Cartridge that in many ways matches the Elite. Apr 21, 2017 The Goldring 1042 is a very good cartridge indeed, and makes the most of any recording. Its a little fiddly to install but well worth the effort if great musical entertainment is your goal. See all our Goldring reviews Having had a sonic disaster with a damaged Rega cartridge, I bought the 1042 at a good discount, while I wait for my DL 103R to arrive from Japan.
My system is certainly on the analytical side, and not particularly high end. The 1042 is not fully run in, but I concur with the other reviews here. It Item: Rega RP8 turntable& Goldring 1042 MM cartridge Location: Canberra, ACT Price: 1900 for the turntable, 2250 WITH Goldring cart Item Condition: Excellent, cartridge is new Manual and original wooden freight crates with foam surrounds included for both stands and speakers.
The Goldring 1000 series are advanced moving magnet designs that embrace all the advantages of modern phonocartridge technology, including improved tracking ability and userreplacement stylus assembly allowing the immediate replacement of worn or damaged Styli. The 1042 turned in decently flat frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz (3dB), although if anything it was a little plumper in the bass than the treble. This was a blessed relief to many, because nineties loudspeakers were often bright, and the Goldring was an effective palliative measure.
My arm is a SME III CA1 armwand and a goldring 1042 cartridge that I use for one year now. the table is a Lenco L78 on in a heavy plinth.
I decided to check my arm completely, starting with balancing, adjusting needle pressure, antiskate, VTA etc. Goldring 1042 MM Turntable Cartridge The 1042 is a record cartridge for the audiophile who demands the ultimate sonic performance from their system, together Mar 19, 2009 Though the Goldring and Ortofon are generally similar in their flavor, there are some distinct differences that will probably help in choosing one over the other.
If you value definition, especially in the high frequencies, the Goldring will probably treat you better.