Classic turntable that has been modded and completely upgraded. This
started with an original AR-XA turntable. It has been completely
restored and modded for the best sound from Dave at Cryo-Parts.com. New motor and belt. The platter has been cryo-treated and variable
Accutrack arc protector specially designed for this tonearm turntable configuration is also included.
plinth has been wrapped in solid 3/8" walnut with a satin finish. Slate
damping has been added to the inside of the plinth and new arm board
made for the Jelco SA-250 tonearm. The platter has been polished and the
top has been refinished in a hammered paint. A new bottom cover is
installed with vibration isolation feet.
The Jelco SA-250 tonearm
comes with two weights (both the standard, and heavy counterweight,
normally a $95 extra). The Jelco tonearm has a new DIN to RCA cable from
Note: Gem Dandy dust cover, turntable mat and cartridge pictured are not included.
are some marks on the turntable's plinth and some marks on the Jelco arm height adjustment tube from using different cartridges and adjusting the VTA. The way the Jelco works is that you adjust the tube up and down and then tighten a bolt, which clamps the tube. I’ve run a couple of different cartridges on this table, which necessitated bring the arm tube up and down. As a result, there are some slight clamping marks on the tube, where the bolt clamps. It’s not visible, but it is something to note.
For shipping this will be carefully packed and will require setup when
the new owner receives it. I will remove the tonearm and pack it in its
shipping box. I will drain the oil and include a small vial of
replacement oil. The suspension will need to be re-tuned for the new
owner. Happy to answer any questions on this you might have.