I guess i've proved my point then!
There was actually a change of cartridge also, though only an upgraded model.
1. Audio Technica AT440ML Cartridge, Standard Technics Headshell Wire.
2. Audio Technica AT440MLa Cartridge, Audio Technica PCOCC Headshell Wire.
3. Audio Technica AT440MLa Cartridge, Standard Technics Headshell Wire.
Also the cartridge for clip 2 has been "broken in" while the other 2 were fresh out of the box, all 3 clips used different cartridges.
Other equipment used, Chord Gold Plated Phonos (Turntable), Formula Sound PM80 Mixer, Cambridge Audio Pacific Interconnect, Philips CD Writer.