SILVER TONEARM - legendary giant killer, reviewed as "design of the decade""It's incredibly smooth, natural, organic (unlike the frigid SME and the Ekos with its poor tonal colouring), and just cuts to the quick. I could go on for ever about its new levels of insight, its incredible liquidity, its amazing grip, its stunning low level detail and resolution, but I won't. Suffice to say that - on balance
- this is probably the best tonearm in the world right now, and the £599 price tag is laughably low. The Silver (MK1) is...the very best tonearm I've ever heard… awsomely tight bottom end...the midband - glass clear, incredibly liquid, fantastic image precision, walkaround soundstaging and incredible timbral realism...the treble is shockingly open and airy up top...words can’t express how good this is - one of the designs of the decade."
- HiFi World full review
"Origin Live’s Mark Baker continues his world-wide dominance of tonearm design with this extensive re-working of the already superb Silver arm. Retaining the original’s superb timing, rhythm, bass control, and articulation, the new Silver MKII adds a substantially more neutral and error-free mid-band and top-end, able to integrate the typical rising high-frequency response of moving-coil cartridges coherently and without edge. Capable of great nuance and extreme subtlety, the Silver MKII also has great authority, drive and control, yielding an exceptionally deep communication of all music’s meaning."
- Stereo Times full review
"There may be better value propositions around to upgrade your system but if there is I haven’t heard them ....A fantastic product then from Origin Live and this particular audiophiles dream review tool."
- TNT Audio full review
“A terrific arm, a terrific bargain, and obviously , the highest of recommendations”(MK1)
- Stereo Times Most wanted component of the year
6 Moons Best of 2005 award
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