Analogue Productions
The Ultimate Analogue Test LP

  Ultimate Analogue Test LP  

ThisTest record was pressed at Quality Record Pressings on 180 gram vinyl.

Availability:   In Stock
Delivery time:  
€69,95 Incl. VAT (BTW)
Quantity:    In Basket

"Back in the golden age of vinyl there were many different test LPs available - all rather similar to one another. Analogue Productions decided to create a modern test disc that hasn't been done before, and have succeeded. It specifically addresses the turntable, cartridge and stylus." - John Sunier, Audiophile Audition, February 21, 2010

"The disc is indispensable for anyone who is dedicated to the most accurate adjustment of his LP playback system and thus the best sound." - Harry Pearson, The Absolute Sound Editor

"…The modern renaissance in vinyl over the past decade, coupled with the startlingly high performance of today's best LP front ends, has created the need for a new standard in test records. And that new standard is undoubtedly The Ultimate Analogue Test LP from Analogue Productions. This new disc has been meticulously assembled in collaboration with some of the world's greatest technical experts in record cutting…a 'must-have' for any analog enthusiast." – Robert Harley, The Absolute Sound, October 2008

"The speed stability of this test record is outstanding and below the measurable threshold, that's what it's supposed to be. With most test LPs, the speed is erratic caused by off center holes and warps in vinyl. I have over 40 test records and for most functions they are useless. You made a great test LP, I used it to set up and measure my new Rim Drive and without it most of the testing would have been useless. It's unbelievable, there is no wavering." – Harry Weisfeld, VPI Industries

"The Ultimate Analogue Test LP from Analogue Productions is something that could only have been dreamed of a few years ago. Now it's a reality and an indispensable tool for setting up and getting the most from your vinyl rig. It's 'all about the music' for us vinyl lovers and I can't imagine how we ever did without something like this for so long! Bravo to Analogue Productions/Acoustic Sounds for making this the true Ultimate set-up disk, a tool that will enable us to get the most music and good sound from our record collections." – Steve Hoffman, mastering engineer

"The Ultimate Analogue Test LP is a milestone and very powerful reference for those truly concerned about getting the very best performance from an analog (vinyl) front end and also for those professionals who manufacture the related analog front end products. To start with, Track One very accurately provides a 1kHz tone at 7 cm/s mono (in-phase, lateral) NAB OVU standard reference level, which has been the industry standard since 1964. This supercedes the long-outdated RCA 5 cm/s (3.54 cm/s stereo) test level. Track One can also be used as an outside track wow and flutter reference as will the inner Track 10…two ways to approach this measurement. A close look shows that each track on this disc can be used in multiple ways far beyond the list provided in the limited space on the record jacket. Hats off to all of those involved in making this outstanding test LP." – Keith Herron, Herron Audio

"The Ultimate Analogue Test LP from Analogue Productions is the quintessential tool for setup and fine tuning of ALL analog systems…Pure Science yields High Performance." – Dan Babineau, Technical Editor, TONEAudio Magazine

"First of all I have to say it comes along in close to perfect manufacturing quality. In comparison to lots of other test records available in the market there are nearly no warps. So when it comes to talk about a test record, the first thing that is absolutely necessary is perfect flatness of the disc. The second and third tracks on the first side of this record are very good tools to adjust azimuth to a certain degree without test-equipment. Track 10 is a perfect 3150 Hz tone that is mastered close to perfection. In direct comparison to a German-made product, one can see that level is kept in a much narrower band. So there is only very small amplitude deviation visible. All of the other tracks are very useful as well. I have to give my highest recommendation to this record – a must have for any audiophile!" – Dr. Christian Feickert, Feickert Analog Products

"In having created a special grinding system we at Basis have created turntable drive belts precise to within a fraction of a Micron. Combined with our similarly groundbreaking work in creating absolutely true bearings and platters Basis has broken new ground in turntable speed stability. The result is that the speed stability of Basis turntables now exceeds the limits of the very test records used to test speed stability. Only one out-of-print test record so far had been up to the task. The recent test record you sent makes the second. The lack of drift in the test tone makes this the most close to perfect speed check we have found to date. Thank you for bringing this record to my attention." – A.J. Conti, Basis Audio

"Yes, I'll occasionally set up a cartridge visually to listen casually. However, all serious listening is done by setting up with the 'Ultimate Test LP,' it's always interesting to see how far off I am with a visual set up. Some of the adjustments are very fine. I don't think one can be certain that their cartridge is set up right without this disk." – Michael Yee, Michael Yee Audio

 

No specifications found
Quality Record Pressing (0)
 Add
Use commas to separate tags.

Reviews

No reviews found...