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cheddarbob388

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My Clairtone S-301, The Countess
« on: November 03, 2017, 12:30:11 AM »
I wanted to share my Daily Driver, the Clairtone S-301 Countess, wonderful little console, EMI speakers, and I changed the non functional turntable with a Dual 1224, it sounds great, and is a perfect fit in the living room.

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Re: My Clairtone S-301, The Countess
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2017, 06:43:45 AM »
Very nice, I hope we see more Clairtone’s.
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Re: My Clairtone S-301, The Countess
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2017, 10:53:06 PM »
The original changer looked like  a Garrard Type A.  Now you've got the Dual... I assume the Clairtone has a preamp for the magnetic cartridge?  I don't know much about Clairtone.

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Re: My Clairtone S-301, The Countess
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2017, 09:58:13 PM »
it did have a garrard when it came to me, but it was in really really bad shape, some one "attempted" to fix it and caused more damage than it was worth fixing, so I put in my Dual 1225, it does have an ACOS M6 cart that sounds pretty good, and I am using a pyle preamp to get the signal up to snuff for the amplifier.