What turntables do you use? Pictures would be nice as well :-)

groovemaster

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Actually, not much needs to be said about the Thorens TD 124.
The reasonableness of a relaunch can also be discussed. The new Thorens TD 124 DD shows a, in my opinion, very successful example of a modern revival. An AS community member has fulfilled his dream and placed this modern Thorens TD 124 DD with AS Phonolab next to the Garrard 401. His profession as a writer brings it with him to go on an exciting journey through time with vinyl as well.

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groovemaster

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Not everyone can say that they own a moated castle. One community member is in the fortunate situation of having his music room in a moated castle.

At the weekends, he can withdraw from everyday business and listen to his jazz records under the protection of the historic walls. Very important for an owner of a consulting agency to clear his head.

On the left a Scheu turntable in black/chrome with Sorane tonearm. A combination that fits perfectly.

On the right is the AS Phonolab with RECOMPIZER from Audiospecials.de. Also Made in Germany. On the right, with a silver front, an AIRTIGHT Masterpiece amplifier amplifies the vinyl messages to the speakers.
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tom539

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Hello folks,

registerd for a while, it is time to start with my first post here in what´s best - with my two turntables:

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Bauer DPS3iT with vdH Colibri XGP - my reference.

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Micro Seiki DDX1500 with two arms - to play...
- FR64s cooper + SPU Classic GME II
- Sorane TA-1 with different cartridges: Benz Ruby Z with Yamamoto HS-4, AS Fidelis, Jico Seto Hori

atb, Tom
 

gleeds

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Wave Kinetics NVS with Durand Tosca and Goldenberg Maestro cartridge.

As a second and somewhat less expensive offering, the Ars Macinae M1 will arrive in June.

I love Ricard's Teres "woody" and the Sansui tuner too!


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tony22

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I mentioned this in another thread, but well, here it is. :D

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The production VPI Avenger Direct, serial #0001. The second pic shows the motor controls, but was taken before it was all put together.
 

gajgmusic

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Hello folks,

registerd for a while, it is time to start with my first post here in what´s best - with my two turntables:

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Bauer DPS3iT with vdH Colibri XGP - my reference.

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Micro Seiki DDX1500 with two arms - to play...
- FR64s cooper + SPU Classic GME II
- Sorane TA-1 with different cartridges: Benz Ruby Z with Yamamoto HS-4, AS Fidelis, Jico Seto Hori

atb, Tom
I love my Bauer table. I did have challenges with isolation but have solved it with Symposium. Great set ups.
 

slim9

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Oracle Delphi Mark lll Graham 1.8t Koetsu Rosewood Signature w/Origin Live power supply.
 

Kcin

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Added the FR66s w/Koetsu Jade Platinum IMG_1179.jpg
 

shakti

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one more classic arrived @home

Basis Audio Debut Gold Standard

still looking for a nice black / gold Tonearm. Must fit into the 214mm drilled base.


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Rekmeyata

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I thought I would post my just so this site would have some trailer trash components instead of all of those $10,000 plus turntables, my Rotel RP1000 cost $20 then later added a $75 Empire 400tc cart that an old stereo store had a NOS collecting dust so he gave me a deal, that really improved the sound and opened up the soundstage from the old ADC cart; then a bit later after that I upgraded the mat to a Hudson HiFi yellow acrylic mat which made a big sound improvement as well from the rubber mat, I had also had a cork mat but it didn't sound near as good as the acrylic mat and only a tad better than the rubber one; I then added isolation feet. The below one is not mine, but it's exactly like what mine looked like when I bought it; I remove the dust lid when I play my records so that the lid doesn't amplify vibration into the turntable. My next project for it this summer is to dampen vibration more by making a: DIY turntable isolation base with Ikea Aptitlig, that is on YouTube and he shows step by step how to make it.


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Ok, now you guys can stop laughing and go back to showing your uber expensive turntables!
 

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Salectric

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