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I've replaced the original mat on my Technics SL-1200 GR. It makes a hell of a difference (in a positive way). Better ease, better bass and more detail. I've just the Oyaide BR-one as a kund of sub-mat.
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Maybe it's an upgrade for the Technics turntable, but, for my analog system, Nottingham and Origin Live, it works very well, much better than other mat.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
The Oyiade exudes real quality manufacturing - in a way that the stock mat on my Technics SL1200G did'n't - and I bought it to get an extra couple of mm up at the headshell end, to help with setting VTA in a 17mm high cartridge.
Purchased this as the final step in an audiophile upgrade of a Technics SL1200. Significant improvement to SQ from the cork platter matt I had on previously (which itself was a lot better than a felt Dj slipmat!). BR-12 seems to do a very good job of reducing the 'ringing' resonance of the SL-1200 platter. Tightens up the sound admirably. Very happy.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
It really works.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
I purchased this mat because I was unhappy with the thin felt mat that was provided with the Rega RP10 deck. I found that it kept sticking to the record every time I removed a record from the platter and I also didn't like the white colour of it. After careful research of possible suitable alternative black mats I was impressed with the write-up on the BR-12 and purchased one. Even on the first play of a record after installing it I was amazed at the improved sound, better bass and better grip of the record. Clearly, a lot of thought has gone into the design as it has a central recess for the record label and the 1 degree slope really helps to give maximum support to the record, especially if it is not completely flat. Not a cheap product but it certainly does what the manufacturer's claim and the improved grip, better sound and a very professional look make it a very worthwhile purchase.
11 of 12 people found this review helpful.
Excellent addition to my turntable.A Garrard 401 with 12" SME arm.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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