June 2019
M T W T F S S
« May    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
>> Breadcrumb :/Tag:turntable audiophile

Clearaudio Innovation Basic Turntable | Review

By | March 31st, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

For us analogoholics, you can never have enough LPs or turntables to play them on! For the last few years, I have been blessed with the company of an AMG Viella V12 turntable. It’s big, its fast, and generates  a sound that I have not been able to surpass with any digital setup to date. To change things up, I decided to put it on ice for a couple of months and listen to something smaller and simpler to see how it could fit the bill.… Read the full article

Comments Off on Clearaudio Innovation Basic Turntable | Review

CES 2019: Technics SL-1500 and SL-1200MK7 | First Listen

By | January 13th, 2019|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Technics continues its re-entry into the turntable arena bringing something for both both the DJ and Audiophile audience with the annoucement of SL-1200MK7 and SL-1500 turntables.

The SL-1200 originally released in 1972 became the standard turntable for DJs for decades. Built on a direct drive system and large platter it provided reliability, speed and stability for clubs. Black dots surrounding its platter and large pitch control button are part of the SL-1200 signature.

Although SL-1200 has seen some updates over the years, its last major update was in 2002 with the release of the 30th Anniversary SL-1200MK5G.… Read the full article

Comments Off on CES 2019: Technics SL-1500 and SL-1200MK7 | First Listen

SME acquires legendary Garrard turntable rights, and Loricraft Audio

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Garrard-SME

Everything old is new again?

It sounds like legendary Garrard 301 and 401 turntables could be put back into production after UK tonearm giant SME announced that they had acquired the rights to the Garrard audio brand along with Garrard service icon Loricraft Audio Tuesday. Stuart McNeilis, the CEO of SME said in a press release (see below) that “As an iconic British brand, Garrard deserves to be enjoyed by a new generation of audiophiles.”

The fact that Loricraft Audio was also snapped-up in the deal seems to point to a re-release of ‘tables in my mind, since Loricraft is key to parts, and servicing of the original 301s, and 401s.… Read the full article

Comments Off on SME acquires legendary Garrard turntable rights, and Loricraft Audio