ETF 2011 will take place in Stella Plage (north of France) from November 24th to 27th
ETF 2011 shootout"turntable + tonearm + DL103"
The ETF2011 shootout is a contest of turntable+tonearm couples.
We will compare turntable+tonearm couples. all turntable+tonearm will have the same cartridge, namely the Denon DL103. Each participant must bring his denon DL103 attached to the tonearm. The MC preamplifier will be provided, and will be the same for all turntable+tonearm couples.
If needed, a base shall be provided by the participant.
The interface is 2 female RCA cinch : Red and black, and a chassis plug.
The turntables must be made available for the check on thursday evening.
How to register to the shootout ?
First of all, you have to register to the triode festival : http://www.melaudia.net/subscribeETF.php
In your registration form, fill the "participate to the shootout with" field with the name of your turntable+tonearm (brand and reference, or any description if it is a DIY turntable and/or tonearm)
Bring your turntable+tonearm+DL103 at ETF
The number of participant is limited to 16, you will receive a confirmation of your participation before ETF2010.
Participants are asked to :
2) provide a base to support the turntable (if needed)
3) bring their turntable+tonearm+DL103 for the check on thursday evening.
4) provide the interface (2 female RCA cinch + chassis plug)
Special stuff :
Cartridge other than Denon DL103 are not allowed. In particular, DL103R is not allowed.
Modification on DL103 (damped stylus, modified cartridge body...) are allowed, provided that the output level is not modified.
You can do whatever you want with the turntable+tonearm, providing that it turns at 33rpm on a 220V/50Hz mains...