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  • VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box) VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box) Quick View

    $2,799.00
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    VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box)



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    All Cartridges Installed Free of Charge


    Open Box


    The VPI Prime gets back to VPI's audiophile roots by focusing on a table that takes advantage of technological improvements to produce a quality high-end sound. The Prime is Mat Weisfeld's first solo design, taking all of VPI's collective experience to create a curvy, sexy new look while at the same time accommodating a 10" 3D arm. And that experience paid off: not only does the footprint work for looks and function, improved technology means a lower price for the 3D arm with the same sound result.


    Even with the new design, some of the classics remain: an outboard 300 RPM motor housing, a classic platter, a VTA tower for vertical tracking on the fly, and a stainless steel Delrin record clamp, all built on top of new Prime feet offering improved isolation.


    The VPI Prime Turntable Features:


    • 10 inch 3D arm

    • VTA Tower for vertical tracking on the fly

    • Metal Platter

    • Outboard 300 RPM motor housing

    • New Prime feet which offer improved isolation

    • Stainless Steel/Delrin record clamp



    Cartridge Not Included.



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    $2,799.00
    VPI Prime Turntable (Open Box)
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  • VPI Prime Scout Turntable VPI Prime Scout Turntable Quick View

    $2,199.00
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    VPI Prime Scout Turntable



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    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The Prime Scout features:


    • 300 (US) / 500(OS) RPM motor
    • Rounded black motor housing
    • MDF chassis vinyl wrapped with steel plate (black finish)
    • JMW 9 tonearm (VPI wire)
    • Standard VTA base
    • Machined aluminum 11-inch diameter platter, 1 1/3 inch thick
    • Delrin clamp - Scout Clamp

    VPI Turntables
    $2,199.00
    Scout 2017
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  • VPI Cliffwood Turntable VPI Cliffwood Turntable Quick View

    $894.99
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    VPI Cliffwood Turntable



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    Comes Pre-Mounted With A VPI/Grado Green Cartridge


    For 40 years, VPI Industries has built turntables in America and kept it in the VPI family. For almost 30 of those years, they have built their turntables in Cliffwood, New Jersey. Upon reaching a more entry level market they are still able to make their products in Cliffwood, New Jersey. Most companies when making entry level products source their components outside their country of origin. This is why VPI celebrates their heritage and their workers by naming this turntable after the place they are built.


    VPI is also excited to be teaming up with their friends from Brooklyn, Grado Labs! VPI engineered a cartridge shell specifically for the Grado to make it easier to mount and contribute to the sound signature. The VPI/Grado Green will be the factory standard mounted cartridge on all VPI Cliffwood turntables.


    The tonearm is a 9 machined aluminum gimbal. Both easy and robust to use while providing top level sonic performance.


    Key Features:


    • VPI/Grado Green Cartridge
    • 9 Gimbaled Tonearm
    • Aluminum Platter
    • 600 RPM Motor


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    $894.99
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  • VPI Player Turntable VPI Player Turntable Quick View

    $1,500.00
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    VPI Player Turntable



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    Comes Pre-Mounted With An Ortofon 2m Red Cartridge, Phonostage And Headphone Amplifier


    The VPI Player is an all in one high-end entry level turntable. It comes complete with a phonostage, and pre-mounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge, and a headphone amplifier. It is the perfect solution to enjoying your records! It also has standard RCA connections providing the ability to connect to a standard amplifier and desktop/floor standing speakers. The Player turntable is a precision instrument that has been thoroughly tested to create the musical experience you're looking for! It is also now available in two finished Hard Rock Maple and Mocha Walnut.


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    $1,500.00
    Player Turntable
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  • Integrated VPI Step Up Transformer - CineMag 1131 Integrated VPI Step Up Transformer - CineMag 1131 Quick View

    $1,650.00
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    Integrated VPI Step Up Transformer - CineMag 1131

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    This fully integrated Step-up Transformer/VPI Interface Box was specifically created to improve the performance of your VPI turntable when used with a low output Moving Coil Phono Cartridge. It replaces the standard VPI Interface Box with a unit that combines the top of the line Bob's Devices exclusive "Blue Series" CineMag 1131 Step Up Transformers with the VPI Interface Box. This unit eliminates a set of interconnects and connectors in the phono playback circuit. The path between the moving coil cartridge and the phono preamplifier is as critical as it is sensitive due to the low voltage and current being transmitted. Further, this path is also subject to RF and other interference. You will hear the difference by streamlining this path - "the fewer stones in the road the smoother the ride."


    This Bob's Devices VPI-SUT replaces the standard VPI interface box on the following arms where the interface box is directly attached to the tonearm base/platform : JMW 12.7, JMW 12.6, JMW 12.5, JMW 9T, JMW 9S, JMW C2, JMW C3, Classic, JMW 10, and JMW 10.5i (and other heritage JMW arms - contact us for specific applications). It will not work where the interface box is mounted directly to the plinth.


    You will, "Hear the Magic!"


    This item is not eligible for discount.

    Bob's Devices
    $1,650.00
    Integrated VPI Step Up Transformer - CineMag 1131 Buy Now
  • VPI Scout Jr Turntable Package - Ortofon Cable VPI Scout Jr Turntable Package - Ortofon Cable Quick View

    $1,814.00
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    VPI Scout Jr Turntable Package - Ortofon Cable



    Ready To Use Out Of The Box!


    Comes Pre-Mounted With An Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge


    The VPI Scout Jr. is a ready to use out of the box high-end entry level turntable. Complete with a pre-mounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge on a 9 inch Gimballed/Yoke bearing, it is the perfect solution to enjoying your music! The Scout Jr. turntable is a precision instrument thoroughly tested.


    About The Ortofon Cable:

    High Purity (6N) Copper Cable, RCA-to-RCA


    The low signals from the cartridge are very sensitive to electromagnetic induced noise from the outside world. Things like mobile phones and home appliances challenge the tonearm cable. With this focus, Ortofon engineers have made a cable comprised of 7 cores 5N/6N OFC with a tight shield surrounding the cores for optimum shielding against electrical radiated noise. The 6NX TSW-1010 R (RCA to RCA) is the ideal solution for connecting the MC Transformer and Phono pre-amplifier.


    VPI Turntables
    $1,814.00
    Scout Jr + Ortofon 2M Red + Ortofon Cable Buy Now
  • VPI Tru-Lift Tonearm Lifter (For Player, Scout, & Classic) VPI Tru-Lift Tonearm Lifter (For Player, Scout, & Classic) Quick View

    $259.99
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    VPI Tru-Lift Tonearm Lifter (For Player, Scout, & Classic)

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    Tru-Lift Automatic Tonearm Lifter for VPI Player, Scout, & Classic


    Stainless steal


    Adjustable height - 1 1/4 to 2 3/4


    Includes 3 interchangeable sleeves for more flexibility in height.

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    $259.99
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  • VPI Scout 2 Turntable - JMW-9T VPI Scout 2 Turntable - JMW-9T Quick View

    $2,800.00
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    VPI Scout 2 Turntable - JMW-9T




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    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The Scout 2 features a 1 7/8 thick aluminum platter (with a stainless steel damping plate) in place of the Scout's 1 3/8 acrylic platter.


    The result of mating a great platter to a simple good looking design! In only seven years, the VPI Scout has become the industry standard as the best-reviewed turntable on the planet! For 2009, we saw fit to bring some big improvements to its best-selling turntable. You may recognize the outboard motor and the plinth, but you will do a double take at the exquisite platter and tonearm.


    Every VPI Scout II comes standard with the JMW 9T! This incredible tonearm features a redesigned armtube that is tapered and filled with a proprietary damping material. This revolutionary design greatly reduces internal resonance, yielding a full and rich sound, with a vast soundstage and increased resolution and detail. The added mass also produces deeper bass response and fantastic compatibility with moving coil cartridges.


    For maximum stability and speed accuracy the platter is made from 1 7/8 thick machined 6061 aluminum and is attached to a nonmagnetic 303 stainless steel damping plate. The entire piece weighs in at an impressive 18 pounds! Because the aluminum is grounded to the steel, there is virtually no static buildup or sonic degradation. What's in the grooves is what comes out of your speakers.


    The VPI Scout II's plinth is made from 1 1/8 thick MDF bonded to a 12 gauge steel plate giving a rigid, non-resonant plinth. The massive platter sits on chrome-hardened ball bearing held by a 60 Rockwell-hardened shaft, below which is a black delrin nut.


    The VPI Scout II generates absolutely no additional noise for a pristinely quiet spin. The AC synchronous motor is contained in a separate steel housing and drives the platter via an Aries belt. This combination produces quiet yet stable running with extremely accurate speed. Speeds are 33 and 45 standard, while 78 is optional.


    VPI Turntables
    $2,800.00
    Scout 2 - JMW-9T Tonearm
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  • VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms Quick View

    $149.99
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    VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms

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    The VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms is compatible with both 3D and metal JMW tonearms.

    VPI Accessories
    $149.99
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  • VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine Quick View

    $1,199.99
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    VPI MW-1 Cyclone Record Cleaning Machine



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    New Cleaning Machine From VPI!


    Features:

    -Aluminum housing

    -Ability to turn the motor in both directions while the vacuum is on

    -The motor turns on the outside of the platter rather than the center so you can press as hard as you like with your brush without worrying about bending/breaking the center motor shaft


    VPI Record Cleaners
    $1,199.99
    MW-1 Cyclone Cleaning Machine Buy Now
  • VPI Traveler Turntable - Black VPI Traveler Turntable - Black Quick View

    $1,500.00
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    VPI Traveler Turntable - Black


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    Stereophile Magazine's Analog Component of the Year!


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The only entry level high end turntable that is made in America!


    The new entry high end level turntable featuring a new incredibly low friction in the spring loaded sapphire Gimballed bearings! This table was inspired and in memory of Sheila Weisfeld cofounder and owner of VPI Industries for 35 years.



    The Traveler is the culmination of VPI refined engineering and technology providing quality sound and easy usability at a more affordable price.



    I can't imagine a happier way of listening to LPs than with the VPI Traveler. ...The Traveler isn't merely reasonably priced - it's a remarkable bargain, built to last a lifetime. And it's made with love, right here in the US.

    - Stephen Mejias, Stereophile Magazine, November 2012, Vol. 35, No. 11



    Proceeds from the sale of each VPI Traveler sold goes to fight Pancreatic Cancer which tragically took the life of VPI Founder, Sheila Weisfeld.



    VPI Traveler
    $1,500.00
    The Traveler Black
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  • VPI Traveler Turntable - Red VPI Traveler Turntable - Red Quick View

    $1,499.00
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    VPI Traveler Turntable - Red


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    Stereophile Magazine's Analog Component of the Year!


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**

    The only entry level high end turntable that is made in America!



    The new entry high end level turntable featuring a new incredibly low friction in the spring loaded sapphire Gimballed bearings! This table was inspired and in memory of Sheila Weisfeld cofounder and owner of VPI Industries for 35 years.



    The Traveler is the culmination of VPI refined engineering and technology providing quality sound and easy usability at a more affordable price.



    Proceeds from the sale of each VPI Traveler sold goes to fight Pancreatic Cancer which tragically took the life of VPI Founder, Sheila Weisfeld.



    VPI Traveler
    $1,499.00
    The Traveler Red - No Cartridge
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  • VPI Turntable Mat VPI Turntable Mat Quick View

    $15.00
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    VPI Turntable Mat

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    VPI turntable mat

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    $15.00
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  • Zephyr MK/III Cartridge Zephyr MK/III Cartridge Quick View

    $1,499.99
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    Zephyr MK/III Cartridge

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    The new Zephyr MK III has achieved what no other cartridge has done since its inception; rapid recognition as a leading force in phono cartridge design and performance.


    The Soundsmith Zephyr MkIII enjoys a great history, starting with the well loved VPI Zephyr original, which evolved into the well known Zephyr MKII. In our effort to bring you even higher definition without increase in cost, we introduce the NEW Zephyr MKIII. It features a newly developed aluminum alloy - the same one we are now using in the Paua MKII, just released. This new metal alloy has unique dualistic properties, providing stiffness in the ranges required as well as damping exactly where its needed - and by the proper amount - in the most critical parts of the sonic spectrum. The result is a cartridge that will slam your Rock and Roll while providing a new level of linearity and clarity for the most complex classical and jazz passages.


    Attached to our new cantilever material is a tiny new super low mass High Profile Contact Line diamond we have developed for the new Zephyr MKIII. This stylus traces more of the groove walls than a standard contact line, but avoids some of the alignment pitfalls that can occur with a high profile contact line design, allowing more azimuth alignment forgiveness than is normally possible with such designs.


    These improvements are paired with technology borrowed from our higher end line; Trickle Down technology from a unique Dynamic Energy Management System (DEMS) developed by Soundsmith that moves the damped energy and propagates it properly within the cartridge body. This is a similar system we employ in the Soundsmith's well received and reviewed high end Sussurro Cartridge.


    The new Zephyr MKIII is capable of truly remarkable separation and sound stage imaging at a level not previously achievable in a modestly priced design. The composite body and unique DEMS design work in tandem to contribute to the Zephyr MkIII's ability to produce high-end performance from a moderately priced cartridge. Be prepared to sit back and realize......you may have never really heard your record collection before.


    The Zephyr MkIII will provide a level of clarity and beauty that will make you take out your record collection and listen to it all over again.


    Phono Cartridge Rebuilding and Stylus Retipping Services Available - Please inquire.

    Sound-Smith
    $1,499.99
    Zephyr MK/III Cartridge Buy Now
  • VPI Tru-Lift Tonearm Lifter (For Prime) VPI Tru-Lift Tonearm Lifter (For Prime) Quick View

    $259.99
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    VPI Tru-Lift Tonearm Lifter (For Prime)

    VPI


    Tru-Lift Automatic Tonearm Lifter for VPI Prime


    Stainless steal

    VPI Accessories
    $259.99
    Automatic Tonearm Lifter Buy Now
  • Strobe Disc Strobe Disc Quick View

    $29.99
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    Strobe Disc



    Turntable speed evaluation disc. A must have for all vinyl lovers!!


    Features:

    -Accurately checks Turntable speed.

    -Three Speeds: 33-1/3; 45 & 78 RPM.

    -Plus or minus 2% on the 33-1/3.

    -Large easy-to-read Strobe lines.




    VPI Accessories
    $29.99
    Turntable Speed Evaluation Disc Buy Now
  • Cork Mat Cork Mat Quick View

    $16.00
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    Cork Mat



    Replacement cork mat for VPI HW-16.5, HW-17 & HW-27 Typhoon record cleaners.

    VPI Accessories
    $16.00
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  • Periphery Ring Clamp Periphery Ring Clamp Quick View

    $1,000.00
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    Periphery Ring Clamp


    The Periphery Ring Clamp greatly improves the performance of VPI turntables by flattening the outer edges of LPs, increasing the cartridge's tracking ability, removing resonance and aiding detail retrieval. A massive ring designed to sit just outside the lead-in groove, the Periphery Ring Clamp's weight flattens the record onto the platter, eliminating edge warps and more completely coupling the record to the platter.


    Scout, Aries 1 & 2, HW-19 & older TNT owners will need to purchase the HRX platter and bearing in order to use the Periphery Ring Clamp. Due to bearing height differences between the VPI models, please give us a call if you'd like to upgrade these components and we'll help you get the right bearing for your turntable.



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    $1,000.00
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  • HW-17 Replacement Brush HW-17 Replacement Brush Quick View

    $15.99
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    HW-17 Replacement Brush

    VPI


    For use with the HW-17 Record Cleaning Machine.

    VPI Accessories
    $15.99
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  • VPI Avenger Plus Turntable VPI Avenger Plus Turntable Quick View

    $14,999.99
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    VPI Avenger Plus Turntable


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    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    With the creation and introduction of the Avenger and Avenger reference we found there was a large gap between the products in price range. To accommodate those looking for a step up from the Avenger but not ready to take go all in for the Avenger Reference, the Avenger Plus is exactly what it describes. An Avenger "plus" some solid upgrades that make it a step up from the standard Avenger. Using the technically from our behemoth Titan turntable, we have added the Harry Weisfeld Signature Rim Drive motor assembly. With improved engineering to make it easier to use than ever with an adjustable knob to move the rim drive mechanism which is driven by the included Analog Drive System. Additionally the tonearm is getting a step up with the JMW 12-3DR with Nordost Reference wire as well as a periphery ring clamp.


    The VPI Avenger chassis is three layers of bonded acrylic/aluminum/acrylic, with damping material between layers, locked in by 3 isolation steel corner posts, 3 bolts, and the massive bearing assembly. The corner posts which hold the tonearms (up to three will fit) have adjustable machined knobs giving the user the ability to easily raise and lower the height to level the table. Fully adjustable armboards are made from 5/5" 6061 aluminum for rigidity and grounding. The table can mount up to three arms, any manufacture's brand, and any length!


    VPI Turntables
    $14,999.99
    Avenger Plus Turntable
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  • VPI Aries Turntable VPI Aries Turntable Quick View

    $6,000.00
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    VPI Aries Turntable


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    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    The Aries takes the concepts of the HR-X but brings it down to a foot-print/manageable size for the music lover to work with. Being very diverse and customizable, the Aries can come standard with a 10 JMW arm or with a 12 JMW 3D arm, (known as the Aries 3D). Having an outboard motor, the Aries is smooth and quiet and is complimented very well with the 3D tonearm.


    VPI Turntables
    $6,000.00
    Aries Turntable
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  • VPI Prime Signature Turntable (Rosewood) VPI Prime Signature Turntable (Rosewood) Quick View

    $6,799.00
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    VPI Prime Signature Turntable (Rosewood)


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    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    • Avenger motor
    • Steel corner post
    • Classic signature feet
    • 10 inch reference 3D
    • Steel arm board


    By getting out of the way entirely, the VPI Prime simply let the cartridge do its intended job. Most other turntables make this music 'fall' out of the speakers, but with the VPI it just sang! - Alan Sircom, HiFi +


    The past 3 years VPI has been focusing mainly on new/entry level audiophiles and getting them to embrace vinyl for the first time. With the Prime we wanted to get back to our roots and focus on the existing audience with a table that offers quality hi-end sound while taking advantage of our improvements in technology. Also, it was important to show the industry that we will still be making new turntable and designs whether Harry is in the factory or poolside! The Prime is Mat Weisfeld's first solo design on a table with Harry's approval as well as input from the rest of the VPI staff. The shape of the Prime is meant to have a curvier and sexy look compared to the classic look of our tables over the past 10 years. At same time having the footprint to accommodate the space needed for a 10 inch 3D arm.


    VPI Turntables
    $6,799.00
    Prime Signature Turntable (Rosewood) - No Cartridge
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  • VPI Prime Signature Turntable VPI Prime Signature Turntable Quick View

    $5,999.00
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    VPI Prime Signature Turntable


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    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    • Avenger motor
    • Steel corner post
    • Classic signature feet
    • 10 inch reference 3D
    • Steel arm board


    By getting out of the way entirely, the VPI Prime simply let the cartridge do its intended job. Most other turntables make this music 'fall' out of the speakers, but with the VPI it just sang! - Alan Sircom, HiFi +


    The past 3 years VPI has been focusing mainly on new/entry level audiophiles and getting them to embrace vinyl for the first time. With the Prime we wanted to get back to our roots and focus on the existing audience with a table that offers quality hi-end sound while taking advantage of our improvements in technology. Also, it was important to show the industry that we will still be making new turntable and designs whether Harry is in the factory or poolside! The Prime is Mat Weisfeld's first solo design on a table with Harry's approval as well as input from the rest of the VPI staff. The shape of the Prime is meant to have a curvier and sexy look compared to the classic look of our tables over the past 10 years. At same time having the footprint to accommodate the space needed for a 10 inch 3D arm.


    VPI Turntables
    $5,999.00
    VPI Prime Signature Turntable - No Cartridge
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  • Analog Drive System (ADS) Analog Drive System (ADS) Quick View

    $1,000.00
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    Analog Drive System (ADS)



    The ADS design includes two pure analog frequency generators featuring low distortion and noise; a high current Class-A/B amplifier that is transformer-coupled to the turntable output; analog control logic for low noise operation; 33/45 RPM analog speed adjustment controls with center detent positions that are factory calibrated for 60/81Hz; analog logic controlled run/stop switching with the output RMS voltage @ 120VAC on startup, followed by a step down to 90VAC after an 8-second delay for quick starting of heavy platters.


    Operational features

    The ADS includes a lighted power on/off switch allowing it to remain powered up during listening sessions for the oscillators to remain warmed up for lowest distortion. There is a separate run/stop switch to control the motor operation. The ADS also utilizes separate 60 Hz and 81 Hz oscillators to eliminate unnecessary switching circuitry in the oscillator circuits for long term speed stability and low oscillator distortion. Turntable speed is chosen using a switch located between the 33 RPM and 45 RPM speed adjustment controls; LEDs indicate the Run/Stop condition and chosen speed. Speed adjustment controls provide a center detent position that is factory calibrated to 60 and 81Hz +/- .02 Hz in their center detented position. The controls also provide fine speed adjustment of approximately 3 Hz through continuously variable linear adjustment controls. The circuitry provides a startup voltage of approximately 120VAC for 8 seconds on startup to assist quick speed ramp of heavier platters, then reduces to 92VAC for its steady state run voltage.


    Speed Control and adjustment

    The front panel contains a two-position push-button switch for selecting either 33 RPM or 45 RPM operation. Pressing the switch either latches it in or releases the switch to its outward position for 33 RPM operation. There are separate speed adjustment controls for 33 and 45 RPM. The controls have a detented center position that is factory calibrated for 60 Hz (33 RPM) and 81 Hz (45 RPM). The speed is also continuously adjustable +/- 3 Hz for fine tuning of the platter speed using a stroboscopic disk and 60 HZ light source. Blue LED indicators adjacent to the controls indicate which speed is set at a glance.


    Motor Stop and Run

    The ADS is meant to be left powered on during the listening session. The platter is started and stopped by the front panel Run/Stop momentary push-button switch. There is an LED indicator the glows red when stopped and green when the platter is turning.


    System power

    There is an IEC power module on the rear panel to supply AC power to the ADS. The IEC module contains a fuse drawer that holds a 1-amp slow blow fuse protecting the ADS from electrical system malfunctions.


    AC power to the ADS is controlled by the power switch located on the left-hand side of the front panel. When the ADS is powered up, the indicator in the switch glows blue indicating the internal power supplies are functioning properly.


    Output to Turntable

    The 125 VAC max output to the motor is supplied by the identified AC receptacle on the rear panel. The receptacle output provides a maximum 20 watts. Higher wattage loads will seriously damage the ADS.


    VPI Accessories
    $1,000.00
    Analog Drive System Buy Now
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