Oracle Audio Technologies V User Manual

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changing the position of the spring in its holder. The color coding is visible

from the inside at the wider end of the spring.

Note 2:

The reference to clockwise or counter-clockwise is determined by viewing

the spring from above, unless otherwise mentionned.

Note 3:

By hand the spring can only be rotated counterclockwise in its holder but,

using needle nose pliers, it can be held near the tip at the wider end. It is

then possible to move it clockwise. If this cannot be done, rotate the

spring counterclockwise until it comes out and reinsert it from under the

holder leaving more of the spring out.

Note 4:

Before installing the spring back into the suspension housing, hold it with

one hand and pull on it at the wider end, this stretching will insure a

positive seating in the threads of the holder.

Step one

Pre-loading the spring.


Ajust the spring so three coils are showing below the holder.

Step two

Preparing a spring module.


Position the upper spring damper over the suspension stem.


Install the sorbothane damper over the spring holder and seat it well

around the lip.


Insert the spring assembly into the suspension housing.


Install the suspension housing over the spring assembly.

Note 5:

The factory standard settings





Yellow, front left module

Red, front left module

Red, rear left module

Green, rear left module

Green, right module

Blue, right module

The blue spring is supplied as extra.

The yellow spring is supplied as extra.

Note 6:

The standard spring combination will accommodate most tonearms.

Step three Calibrating the suspension.

... calibrate the suspension...

Note 7:

Before beginning this step the record clamp and an old record must be in

place over the platter. This will give a more accurate operational mass of the



Note 8:

Do not install the drive belt nor the phono lead so as to prevent any bias in

the interpretation of the calibration.