Do turntable belts sound different?

So, an experiment. I recorded the output from my Dynavector P75 phono stage at 24/88 using Pure Vinyl 4. The turntable a Rega RP6 was fitted with a Audio Technica OC9 Mk II. The track excerpt was from Jambalaya (On The Bayou) from a copy of the Carpenters second hits compilation I picked up at a charity store. Sorry I didn’t have time to run the Keith Monks so it’s a bit noisier that it will be when I do.

You can click on the links below and download around a minute of the track recorded using the standard black belt or the optional white belt. No other changes.

See what you think. Any difference?

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Mu-so by Naim, now featuring Spotify Connect

Today, Naim Audio confirmed that its new wireless music system, mu-so, will feature Spotify Connect functionality.
Mu-so can now add native support for Spotify to its long list of music streaming features. Spotify Connect gives premium subscribers the ability to stream millions of songs to mu-so wirelessly via the Spotify app on a mobile device. Mu-so communicates directly with Spotify’s servers, preserving the battery life of the device and leaving it free to open other apps and take calls without interrupting the music.

Naim is working towards introducing streaming services to its wider range of streaming products.

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