of a Lifetime
The Companies We Keep
KAB is an authorized representative of the following companies
NITTY GRITTY CO.
Nitty Gritty is the premeire Record Cleaner manufacturer in the USA. Record Cleaners are their only business. With five models to choose from, there's a machine for everyone's budget. www.NittyGrittyInc.comWithout Nitty Gritty, KAB could not produce the EV-1, an external vacuum record cleaner. Popular worldwide due to its low cost and light weight.
Stanton made some of the very best cartridges. They designed the highest performing stylus suspensions ever. No longer in business, their cartridges command a hefty price in the nos and preowned markets. KAB does its best to support these cartridges with styli made by the Japanese company JICO.
EXPERT STYLUS CO. UK
Expert Stylus is the premier archival stylus manufacturer in the world. Featuring a wide array of custom sized styli for playing vintage 78's. These are manufactured to fit Shure and Stanton Cartridges. Currently the state of the economy favors purchasing directly from them. Call or Fax them at +44-1372-276604 phone or -276147 fax
These companies are the leading providers of replacement styli for older style record players. Flip over type needles, original equipment and generic replacements for discontinued models. Call us or use the quote form to provide make, model, stylus # etc and we will quote a replacement.
Well known around the globe, Technics makes the finest turntables money can buy. At each price point, their products feature quality tonearms, hi tech motor control and material science. Now, out of the turntable business, Panasonic still provides replacement parts for many models and KAB maintains a good inventory of parts for the SL-1200. KAB is well known for our modded versions of the 1200 and our refurbished belt drive tables.
Aphex offers hi quality sound enhancers. From the famous Aural Exciter W/Big Bottom, to the patented Tubessence® processors, this company understands the marriage between live music and lifelike sound reproduction. www.aphex.com
Caig makes a wide range of connector, control and contact maintenance products. We promote the DeOxit and ProGold line of contact enhancers. www.caig.com
KAB ELECTRO ACOUSTICS.
When no one else makes it, we do! Our Souvenir line of electronics fills a void in the audio world. Our Modified Technics turntables represent outstanding value and sonic excellence. Lots of neat affordable accessories and specialty wires that make the audio hobby more rewarding. Watch for more KAB "Great Sound" Accessories to come. Tell your local dealer to carry us!
Shure offers a line of hifi and DJ cartridges. KAB carries them all in addition to replacement styli for discontinued brands www.shure.com
Ortofon is one of the few cartridge companies that makes something for everyone. From DJ's to collectors to hi end audiohiles. KAB carries much of this including discontinued replacement styli www.ortofon.com
Makers of the worlds favorite turntables. KAB services all versions of the SL-1200 in addition to providing worldclass upgrades including 78 speed, threaded record clamp, fluid damper for tonearm, outboard power supply and tonearm rewiring.
This British firm produces what must be one of the finest aftermarket vibration isolation feet for the 1200 www.isonoe.com
KAB sources much of its wire from this great company. www.cardas.com
This specialty firm produces very unique and effective record cleaning formulas. www.osageaudio.com
This British firm makes a very fine phono preamp that KAB is proud to offer. www.creekaudio.com
This British firm makes very fine phono cartridges. www.goldring.co.uk
MUSIC HALL AUDIO
Music Hall offers great value in all areas of audio. www.musichallaudio.com
This all American firm produces several phono preamps offering great performance for the money.www.rolls.com