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Sony PS-X75 Biotracer Turntable

3 Apr

Sony PS-X75 Turntable

Sony PS-X75 Turntable

One ultimate Sony turntables to be produced, the PS-X75 debuted at the 1979 Tokyo Audio Fair.  It features a J-shaped Biotracer tonearm which is fully automated.

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Empire ‘Troubador’ 398 Turntable

15 Nov

Empire Troubador 398 Turntable

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Empire 'Troubador' 398 Turntable(1963)

This Empire turntable was built in 1963 and is fitted with the Empire 980 tonearm.  A belt drives a The one-piece, machined aluminum platter that acts as amassive flywheel to assure specified wow and flutter value even with varied voltage.

The unique Empire 980 tonearm features the  Dyna-Lift magnetic mechanism also adds to stylus life by automatically lifting the arm as it enters the ‘run-out; groove at the end of each recording.

 

 

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Bang & Olufsen Beogram 3400 Turntable

13 Nov

B&O Beogram 3400 Turntable

Bang & Olufsen Beogram 3400 Turntable

Manufactured: 1975 - 1977
Designer: Jacob Jensen
Colours: Rosewood, Teak, White, Oak

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Sony HP-610 All in One Receiver and Turntable

16 Oct

Sony HP-610 Receiver and Turntable

Sony HP-610 All in One Receiver and Turntable

Many that know vintage audio will say (and rightly so) to steer well clear of all-in-one units.  Particularly those by SoundDesign and similiar ilk.  But every rule has its exceptions. and this Sony HP-610 is one of them.  Instead of the usual all-on-one cheap components, and flimsy build quality, the Sony combines a quality components and a very well built cabinet.

The receiver is a nice, Sony built, silver faced unit that produces about 30 watts per channel.   The turntable is a very well regarded German made Dual 1210.  The pair is housed in a heavy duty, wooden cabinet that skips the usual vinyl veneer for real wood.

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