Walker Audio Talisman Magnetic Optimizer ( LP/CD Demagnetizer )


Walker Audio Talisman Magnetic Optimizer ( LP/CD Demagnetizer )

Product no.: WALKT

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Walker Audio Talisman Magnetic Optimizer ( LP/CD Demagnetizer )
£199.99
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Possible delivery methods: UK Tracked with Signature, UK Express, Airmail Tracked with Signature, UK Standard

“Absolutely spectacular… A mind-bogglingly accurate representation of the music as it sounded when it was recorded.” Keith Jarrett, world-renown musician

Magnetic fields and static electricity can greatly affect audio and video playback equipment and source material. The Talisman allows your phono cartridge or laser reader to transmit a purer, more accurate signal.

Magnetic fields and static electricity can greatly affect audio and video playback equipment and source material. The Talisman temporarily dissipates magnetic fields and static electricity allowing the phono cartridge or laser reader to transmit a purer, more accurate signal.  

Use the Talisman to treat LPs, CDs, SACDs, DVDs, HD-DVDs, and Blu Ray discs, as well as treating your audio and video cables in place!

A Talisman is a small object intended to bring good luck and protection to its owner. Well… we’re not prepared to say whether or not the new Walker Talisman Demagnetizer will protect you or bring you good luck. What we are prepared to tell you is this small magnetic bar absolutely will dissipate magnetic fields and static electricity from LPs CDs, SACDs, DVDs .

"The Talisman is well worth your consideration. There is a demonstrable difference when you first cue up the demagnetized disc. It'll only set you back the price of 10 CDs. And it'll never wear out or break." – Srajan Ebaen, 6Moons.com

The Walker Talisman lowers distortion, improves depth and dynamics, and improves the look of video discs. The best part, the Talisman requires no batteries or power cords and never needs recharging.

"Smoother and more natural, with more depth and airiness to the soundstage, plus a bit more bass definition. The kind of improvement that some people spend $1000 or more to obtain. It’s like an upgraded cable or preamp which nudges your system to the next level. It also works on DVDs. DVDs looked cleaner and more vivid, with noticeable improved overall picture clarity and definition, as well as sound." – Ed Momkus, Dagogo

Warning: Contains very powerful magnets. Keep it away from anything that can be affected by magnets such as phono cartridges, sensitive electronics, and audio/video tapes.

"The results are crystal clear and as smashing as a sucker punch. The noise floor on my LPs is dropped quite noticeably in my experience, taking away a chunk of the groove noise on even my best LPs." – David W. Robinson, Positive Feedback

For CDs, SACDs and DVDs
Remember: The Talisman contains strong magnets. Keep away from sensitive electronics. If the room is dry and static-charged, discharge static electricity from yourself before beginning by touching a ground or the bare metal of a component chassis.
 
The Talisman strikes me as a device for the man who has everything. What do you buy a dandy for his birthday? His audio system is already all set. Or so he insists. The Talisman is something he won't yet have. It does wipe off a fine sheet of gray from the music. And to use it takes all of 5 second. Badabeep, badaboop - leave the gun, take the cannoli. Next scene. Especially if you're in the habit of only playing select tracks and routinely go through a whole series of discs in one session, the Talisman is well worth your consideration. There is a demonstrable difference when you first cue up the demagnetized disc. It'll only set you back the price of 10 CDs. And it'll never wear out or break.- 6Moons
 
Treat both sides. Do the label side first. Hold the disk in one hand and hold the Talisman in the other approximately ¾ to 1 inch above from the disk. Use a circular motion and go around it three times at a rate of approximately one second per revolution. Turn the disk over and do the same for the other side. Immediately put the disk in the player and enjoy. You must hold the disk for the Talisman to work.
 
If your player is a front loader: Treat the disk first and put it in the tray. Now touch the disk and the tray with a finger of one hand and with the Talisman in the opposite hand, pass it over the top of the disk and tray for three seconds approximately ¾ inch above them.
While still touching the disk and tray, turn the Talisman so that the black strip faces up and pass it under the tray for three seconds.
Move the Talisman away, remove your hand and play. The sound and video will be much improved.
Keep the Talisman the recommended distance from the disk. Moving it closer will diminish or eliminate its effect. Do not touch the disk with the Talisman, as it may scratch the disk. Do not sit the Talisman on sensitive electronic components. Rest it on your rack, table or the floor. The Talisman effect is temporary so you must use it each time before your play the disk.
 
For LPs
Remember: The Talisman contains strong magnets. Keep away from your cartridge or sensitive electronics. If the room is dry and static-charged, discharge static electricity from yourself before beginning by touching a ground or the bare metal of a component chassis.
 
Put the arm in the rest position.
Put the LP on the platter and start the motor.
Hold the Talisman in your left hand and while the LP is spinning, lightly touch the outside of the edge of the LP with a finger of your right hand allowing the LP to continue to spin. Do not remove your finger until you first move the Talisman away from the record.
Hold the Talisman over the left side of the LP so that the length of the Talisman is positioned 90 degrees to the record grooves. Hold it approximately ½ to ¾ inch above the spinning record. Do not touch the record with the Talisman.
Slowly move the Talisman over the left side at the widest part of the record using a circular motion for approximately six to ten seconds. Do this six or seven times to cover the area from the record's edge to the center. Do not cross over the center of the record. The Talisman treats the LP and platter at the same time. Now move the Talisman away from the record and remove your finger from the record.
 
Keep the Talisman the recommended distance from the record. Moving it closer will diminish or eliminate its effect. Do not touch the record with the Talisman as it may scratch the record. Do not allow the Talisman to get near the cartridge as it will disrupt the magnets in the cartridge. Do not sit the Talisman on sensitive electronic components. Rest it on your rack, table or the floor. The Talisman effect is temporary so you must use it each time before your play the LP.

Last weekend I took the Talisman over to a buddy who focuses on Vinyl to see what the Talisman does for that medium. The application procedure is a little bit different, but had the same effect. We played several LPs, and each sounded noticeably better. Dagogo

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