Screw To Funk Houdini Installation for threaded body cartridges.
In ditching so-called “Best-practise-wisdom” this means that every single, un-isolated deck in the world is compromised.
Crystallised in Houdini, Funk is all about progress. Whatever they say, the industry Behemoths can’t stop progress. You only need listen.
The reward is more information, better fidelity, better sound. The differences are immediate and they’re not subtle. In Hi-Fi speak we can say: More Pace / Better Mid clarity / Blacker space / Greater Dynamics / Bass attack…yada… Or, simply, it just sounds “Right”.
You’ll find you’re pulling out record after record. How are we so confident? Because we’re still pulling our records out ourselves! “Bad” records, are no longer “bad”, just produced differently. This makes more sense, after all producers were happy with the sound they created. Why and how did it go wrong? It can only be at the replay end.
Cross-referencing on Linns, Projects, Reed, Rega P1- P10, Schroeder, SL1200s, SME 30, Thorens, VPI, etc., the results were consistent. These benefits couldn’t be recreated any other way. The improvement is at a fundamental level. £300.
Houdini delivers on all arms, not just high-end. Hear what it does to P1 or Debut, it’s revelatory.
Houdini brings the master tape closer, hence why we call it “The next step in analogue”
From Record to Amplifier: No one understands analogue like Funk.
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Heresy, or, is this actually the next step in Analog?Funk introduces Houdini. Derived from AK1, Arthur's statement arm, Houdini is a decoupler with high dynamic stability. A decoupler? Three years of analysis and modelling showed that "best practise" of firmly bolting cartridge-to-arm is completely wrong. With arm and cartridge "as-one", each time you change the arm, the sound changes. Thus, all arms influence the cartridge. We can't ever win...and certainly to date we haven't. (That being the case, then using 3 bolts is even worse) If only we could remove the arm's effects and support the cartridge correctly, that would leave only the sound of the cartridge. How? Enter Houdini. In its tiny volume just 6mm deep is a patented suspension system plus a "torsion-tether". The result? Unparalleled isolation. With Houdini "The problem you never knew you had" disappears. Houdini has actually freed the genie. Download Instructions and setup guide Hi-Fi+ Review Click Here to read Testimonials
- Body : Aluminum Alloy.
- Net weight : 20 grams.
- Attached lead wire : 6N copper.
- Adjustment of overhang: 2 positons movable with 10 mm adjustable.
- Adjustment of balance to left and right: Adjustable.
- Lock pin: 2 pieces.
- Shell terminal: Brilliant Rhodium plating. (10 times costly to gold.)
- Lead wire terminal: Brilliant Rhodium plating. (10 times costly to gold.)
- Connector: Made of Titanium Alloy by cutting from a solid piece.