Turntables Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Wed, 23 May 2018 21:09:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Technics SP-10R and SL-1000R Direct Drive Turntables Announced http://www.ecoustics.com/products/technics-sp-10r-sl-1000r-turntables/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/technics-sp-10r-sl-1000r-turntables/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:12:29 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/technics-sp-10r-sl-1000r-turntables/
Retrofit design with redesigned coreless double stator and twin rotor Technics today announced the Reference Class SP10-R direct drive turntable and the SL-1000R direct drive turntable system with tonearm and base. The SP10-R includes a double coil twin rotor-type coreless direct-drive motor with coils on both sides for 12-pole, 18-coil drive, and high enough torque […]]]>
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NAD C 558 Belt-Drive Turntable (2017) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/nad-c-558-belt-drive-turntable/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/nad-c-558-belt-drive-turntable/#respond Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:17:26 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/nad-c-558-belt-drive-turntable/
Belt-Driven Turntable Fitted with Ortofon Cartridge Offers Exceptional Value for Performance-Minded Vinyl Lovers. NAD introduced the C 558 turntable targeted for the record enthusiast who is looking for exceptional value. Priced at $500, the C 558 features a belt drive (playing 33 and 45) for maximum noise isolation, and a precision AC motor with isolated AC […]]]>
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Fluance Announces First Turntables, RT80 and RT81 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/fluance-rt80-rt81-turntables/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/fluance-rt80-rt81-turntables/#respond Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:33:43 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/fluance-rt80-rt81-turntables/
Flaunce is launching its first line of Hi-Fi turntables through a Kickstarter campaign. The affordably priced, new RT80 and RT81 belt driven turntables are engineered with premium components for vinyl enthusiasts on a budget. Early Kickstarter backers can get a $50 discount. The RT80 incorporates an AT91 Audio Technica needle that produces rich sounds. Users […]]]>
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Technics Direct Drive Analog Turntable Prototype, Possible 2016 Launch http://www.ecoustics.com/news/technics-direct-drive-turntable-prototype/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/technics-direct-drive-turntable-prototype/#respond Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:42:10 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/technics-direct-drive-turntable-prototype/
Panasonic exhibited a direct drive analog turntable prototype equipped with a newly developed direct drive motor at the IFA 2015 trade fair. Panasonic is accelerating further development of this technology with a view to market launch in 2016 under the Technics hi-fi audio brand. In conventional analog turntables, sound quality degradation caused by tiny vibrations […]]]>
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Pyle Audio PVTTBT8 Turntable Briefcase http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pyle-audio-pvttbt8-turntable-briefcase/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pyle-audio-pvttbt8-turntable-briefcase/#respond Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:34:49 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pyle-audio-pvttbt8-turntable-briefcase/
Pyle Audio today released a $110 retro phonograph system to play old records that folds up into a briefcase. The portable unit also doubles as Bluetooth speaker to stream music from your smartphone, but that kinda defeats the purpose. The 2-speed turntable, model PVTTBT8, plays both 33 and 45 RPM records and offers a comprehensive […]]]>
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Pioneer PLX-1000 DJ Turntable http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-plx-1000-dj-turntable/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-plx-1000-dj-turntable/#respond Sat, 09 Aug 2014 00:50:05 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-plx-1000-dj-turntable/
Pioneer just released the $700 PLX-1000 direct drive professional analog turntable designed for DJs who enjoy the look, feel, and performance of vinyl for music playback. The model offers a highly familiar, user-friendly control layout, high-torque direct drive mechanism, and exceptional audio playback quality. The PLX-1000 can be combined with Pioneer’s professional series DJM mixer […]]]>
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VPI Nomad Vinyl Playback System http://www.ecoustics.com/products/vpi-nomad-vinyl-playback-system/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/vpi-nomad-vinyl-playback-system/#respond Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:17:56 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/vpi-nomad-vinyl-playback-system/
VPI Industries just announced the Nomad, the world’s first vinyl playback lifestyle system that offers music lovers an affordable, upgradeable, and high performance point of entry into the world of vinyl. The system is compatible with home theater A/V receivers, sound bars and wireless digital tabletop components with analog inputs. The Nomad is comprised of […]]]>
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TechDAS Air Force ONE Turntable http://www.ecoustics.com/products/techdas-air-force-one-turntable/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/techdas-air-force-one-turntable/#respond Wed, 02 Jan 2013 20:10:28 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/techdas-air-force-one-turntable/
The TechDAS Air Force ONE Turntable System is the brainchild of the CEO of Japanese premier distributor, Stella, Inc. and ex-Director of Micro-Seiki, Mr Hideaki Nishikawa. He worked with a team of engineers and technicians from the old Micro-Seiki, and the technicians and engineers in Stella, Inc. who had for years been servicing and supporting […]]]>
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Streamlined Vibration Isolation Improves Sound Quality in Sensitive, High-End Audio Systems http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/streamlined-vibration-isolation-improves-sound/ http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/streamlined-vibration-isolation-improves-sound/#comments Sun, 26 Aug 2012 17:22:49 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/articles/streamlined-vibration-isolation-improves-sound/
Negative-stiffness vibration isolation has significantly improved performance over traditional air tables and active vibration isolation methods, providing improved sound quality for audiophiles with high-end sound systems. The impact of external vibrations plays a critical role in the sound quality produced by turntables and tube amps within high-end audio systems. Capacitors, resistors, transistors and other electronic […]]]>
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Sumiko Debut Carbon Turntable http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sumiko-carbon-turntable/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sumiko-carbon-turntable/#comments Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:38:13 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/sumiko-carbon-turntable/
Sumiko announced the entry-level Debut Carbon Turntable, successor the Pro-Ject Debut III, which sets a new standard in terms of performance and value. The most profound upgrade is the addition of the 8.6″ completely carbon fiber tonearm that increases stiffness while decreasing unwanted resonances resulting in a higher fidelity presentation of your treasured recordings. Fitted […]]]>
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