Total transformation to Appearance and Performance for this classic turntable from Legendary Thorens.
It is known as one of the best turntables in the audio history, and has been upgraded to super status .
The turntable has some nice features including adjustable speed control for 33 and 45 ,78 for accuracy in speed , two separated chassis ,with the lower one to hold the power supply enclosed in a dedicated shielded box and the electronics for the control of speed and the upper that holds the separated arm board and tone arm ,the sub platter , outer platter and the three point spring suspension.
All the parts pertinent to the turntable's operation have been cleaned and lubricated .checked for correct functioning and to ensure lasting. This includes the Spindle Bearing, the sub-platter, motor, suspension springs and the tonearm.
*The tone arm that has been installed is the famous GRACE 707 well known for its accuracy and the tracking ability and offers all the fine adjustments for an accurate set up .
* A Cork mat took place on top of the platter to enhance further the performance also to absorb vibrations.
* Main platter has been polished many stages by hand .
* The plinth has been refinished, and lacquered several coats to get that high gloss shiny and rich look,as protective too.
*The top chassis of the turntable has been stripped down,primed and painted in Ferrari red with automotive paint for a unique and contemporary look .
* Brand new belt has been installed .
* High quality brass cones in satin nickel and plates finish, installed at the bottom of plinth to improve further the performance in terms of clarity ,definition and imaging of sound-stage.
*Audiophile High Grade power cable and MARINGO Power plug has been installed for quieter background.
*The turntable will come fitted with a MC cartridge from GRADO a very musical and detailed sounding cartridge and a excellent tracker ,with low surface noise . Does not required a step up transformer, as it is high output and connects directly on any standard MM phono stage.
* The suspension has been improved and sounding reproduction is now more integrated provides , even cleaner more extended and articulate bass,wide open 3 D images sound stage, revealing mid range and clearer highs .
* The turntable will come included with the brand new clear acrylic dust cover as appears in the pictures.
The goal has been achieved and guaranteed that this classic turntable now performs and looks at its best ever.With the suspended design ,the ultra quiet and accurate motor combined with the High Grade hardware that has been used to this Restoration ,can outperform way more expensive turntable systems,and will let you enjoy the High End performance at it's best.
The unit has been meticulous well prepared , tested step by step and listened to the Reference system to get the maximum out of it .
This turntable is capable for a serious Reference performance providing very extended extreme frequencies with clean highs ,with articulate deep bass very well controlled with weight and well defined.Natural and musical presentation-reproduction of music in a very wide and deep sound stage with perfectly black background.
Will be professionally packed with use of fine materials and a roomy box, a quick guide easy to follow will be provided ,for the set up of turntable and other useful information.