What Headshell?

I am looking for a headshell to mount on a FR64s.
Cart will be an Io Gold weighing in at 20g (I already have a larger than normal counterweight)

What would you recommend and what have you got?

Orsonic, Graphite (Schick) or Arche in reverse order of cost and sound.

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I like the look of the old fr ones that I think were used on the fr14

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Out of the ones I own, my favourites are the Orsonic and the Audio Silente Graphite.

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I use an Orsonic AV-101b with an IO1 or IO2 on the FR-64S

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Orsonic the favourite here too

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Thanks for the above,
It bought up the suggestions I was hoping for/ expecting.

Browsing the internet I came across the KORF HS-A02

Has anyone heard anything about this headshell?

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I mean, the Orsonic is clearly the form entry here but you want to buy that one so buy it!

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Must get one of those lighter orsonics one day

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mean, the Orsonic is clearly the form entry here but you want to buy that one so buy it!
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It is the way

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That Arché looks sexy as hell.

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So it should

Always fancied trying one, never fancied splashing £500 on one

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Indeed it is, I am not fixated on anything just in the ‘discovery phase’
All options are being explored.
Unlike most threads of this kind, I haven’t actually bought anything nor made a decision on what to buy, I appreciate this is a difficult concept for most posters on here to grasp :grinning:

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Hold out for the Arche, it’s great for the Gold on a FR64

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Yeah, I saw that. Looks like £500 worth though.

Amateur.

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love their blog, full of graphs and science and stuff :star_struck:

no mention of music mind you :roll_eyes:

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The Arche, is a lovely piece of engineering that is by far the most adjustable headshell of he noted options above. It’s also the most expensive

This should be enough to put sane people off

N.B: if looking for second hand…The newer Arche’s are better than the old ones (the one in the film is an old one) The first ones plating was poor, and the overhang slightly greater, fucking annoying I had to get another one - See the difference below

Is this why you and @thebiglebowski both have them?

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Best headshell I have owned. Would buy another.

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