Tag Archives: Yamaha GT-2000

Vintage Fidelity Research FR-2 + Yamaha GT-2000 Vinyl Setup

My good friend wanted to give his Yamaha GT-2000 vinyl setup a shot in the arm. I suggested a few improvements, my aim: to improve cartridge/headshell/tonearm synergy. We achieved this by installing a gorgeous, vintage Fidelity Research FR-2 moving coil cartridge and RS-10 headshell.

As any knowledgeable vinyl lover will know, Fidelity Research was a Japanese ‘vinyl-things’ manufacturer, with a legacy of sublime cartridges, step-up transformers and beautifully made headshells.… Read more

Yamaha GT-2000 Direct Drive Turntable – Tweaking the Beast!

My buddy recently had a little mishap with his beautiful Yamaha GT-2000 direct drive turntable. Naturally, I helped him sort it out and of course we had a good listen to her over a couple of beverages whilst dialling in the cartridge alignment and ride height.

The mishap occurred when my mate was cleaning his beloved GT-2000.… Read more