Goldring 1042 review

Goldring is Britain’s oldest cartridge company. It used to make turntables as well back in the vinyl heyday, so it’s safe to assume its bods know a thing or two about playing records.

Goldring also makes OEM cartridges for other well-known companies, and offers repair and refurbishment services few can match. Given the vulnerability of these things this is quite reassuring, especially if you have a fixed-stylus MC.

Build

The 1042 is not a new model. It has been in the range since the ’90s, when it replaced the 1040 (which looked pretty much identical). It is top dog in Goldring’s moving magnet range but it has to be said it’s not the sexiest-looking cartridge on the block.

Read full post here:
https://www.whathifi.com/goldring/1042/review

 

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