Avid Diva II with Rega/Avid RB301 arm , trade in , like new - 6 months old. After hearing the improvement this made over his Project he moved up the line . Retail $ $2395.00 for Diva and $395 for arm .
Must move out as we have the Diva SP on hand as well and one must go. We have other arms to purchase and package deals with cartridges. Balance of warranty included.
Diva II has been engineered holistically each part designed specifically to contribute to an overall performance which is quite simply remarkable both in value and absolute terms. The foundation of the Diva II is an ultra rigid, one piece aluminium casting. The arm and platter are mounted to this using a sapphire bearing and tight clamping system. The Avid Diva IIs unique system of mechanical isolation efficiently channels unwanted vibrations away from both the record and platter into this rigid chassis. Platter construction is MDF, the mat cork composite in common with the both Volvere and Sequel models. The use of this platter coupled with the softer surface material ensures an impedance miss-match with the record and, with the aid of the clamp, reduces unwanted vibrations entering the platter. Isolating the main chassis is critical to maintain low coloration. We have employed a triple elastomer layer system using an incredibly effective tailored sorbothane compound as used in our Isolating Support Platform, giving optimum mechanical isolation of the playing surface, resulting in better information retrieval and resolution. Although rare in affordable turntables, the benefits of an external power supply are hard to deny. We have equipped the Diva II with a purposed designed mains transformer and electronics to construct a supremely smooth and consistent rotational force. Feeding a powerful motor the resulting stability and the huge dynamic sound is instantly recognisable as Avid. Specifications Drive : Belt drive Speeds : 33.3 and 45.0 RPM Platter mass : 2.5 Kg Bearing : Inverted stainless steel Thrust point : Tungsten carbide/Sapphire Suspension : Triple layer 3 point elastomer Tonearms : Std. cut for SME (adapters to order) Motor : 24v 12mNm ac synchronous Power supply : Separate control unit Voltage input : 100-240vac 50/60Hz 20 watts max. (depending on region) Dimensions : Turntable (overall) 450mm x 390mm x 140mm (WxDxH) : Turntable (footprint) 380mm x 340mm (WxD) : P.S.U. 158mm x 160mm x 60mm (WxDxH) Net weight : 9.0Kg (20lb) ex. PSU Packaging : 570mm x 530mm x 230mm (WxDxH) Shipping weight : 14.0Kg (31lb)