Pro-ject Authorized & Certified VPI Dealer

A World of Vinyl

(877) 929-8729
Site Search
Menu Free shipping on domestic orders over $49.99! - We ship worldwide!
15% Off Vinyl - LP15
Home > Products for: '

Vta Base

'
  • 1
Results per page:
  • VPI VTA Base On The Fly For JMW 10 Tonearm VPI VTA Base On The Fly For JMW 10 Tonearm Quick View

    $1,200.00
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI VTA Base On The Fly For JMW 10 Tonearm

    VPI


    VPA Base On The Fly for JMW 10 Tonearm. Works with all current VPI models. Does not work with VPI Traveller.

    VPI Accessories
    $1,200.00
    Base Buy Now
  • VPI 3D Tonearm - 10 (With VTA Base) VPI 3D Tonearm - 10 (With VTA Base) Quick View

    $3,000.00
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI 3D Tonearm - 10 (With VTA Base)



    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    10 3D Printed Tonearm with stand


    The arm looks like a traditional VPI Unipivot arm, except it's made in a 3D printer. The material is basically epoxy, which forms a rigid, lightweight, structure with good insulation properties. Epoxy is non-crystalline which impedes the transfer of vibration, so it's the perfect material for tone arms. The shape of the tone arm shaft also adds rigidity to the structure and further prevents the transmission of surface vibrations. The result is a low resonance lightweight tone arm.


    This tonearm is backwards compatible and will fit on all past and current VPI Turntables.


    JMW 3D compatibility as of 5/16/13:

    Classic 1

    Classic 2

    Classic 3

    Classic 4 (secondary arm only)


    VPI Accessories
    $3,000.00
    3D Complete Tonearm - 10 (With VTA Base) Buy Now
  • VPI 3D Tonearm - 12 (With VTA Base) VPI 3D Tonearm - 12 (With VTA Base) Quick View

    $4,200.00
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI 3D Tonearm - 12 (With VTA Base)


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    12 3D Printed Tonearm


    The arm looks like a traditional VPI Unipivot arm, except it's made in a 3D printer. The material is basically epoxy, which forms a rigid, lightweight, structure with good insulation properties. Epoxy is non-crystalline which impedes the transfer of vibration, so it's the perfect material for tone arms. The shape of the tone arm shaft also adds rigidity to the structure and further prevents the transmission of surface vibrations. The result is a low resonance lightweight tone arm.


    This tonearm is backwards compatible and will fit on all past and current VPI Turntables.


    JMW 3D compatibility as of 5/16/13:

    Classic 1

    Classic 2

    Classic 3

    Classic 4 (secondary arm only)


    VPI Accessories
    $4,200.00
    3D Complete Tonearm - 12 (With VTA Base) Buy Now
  • VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms Quick View

    $149.99
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms

    VPI


    The VPI Dual Pivot Assembly for JMW Tonearms is compatible with both 3D and metal JMW tonearms using VPI's on-the-fly VTA base.

    VPI Accessories
    $149.99
    Dual Pivot Assembly Buy Now
  • VPI Prime Scout Turntable VPI Prime Scout Turntable Quick View

    $2,199.00
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI Prime Scout Turntable



    Need help choosing the right turntable for you? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    **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
    Buy Now
  • VPI Prime Scout Turntable (with 9 Inch 3D Arm) VPI Prime Scout Turntable (with 9 Inch 3D Arm) Quick View

    $2,999.00
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI Prime Scout Turntable (with 9 Inch 3D Arm)



    Need help choosing the right turntable for you? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    **All Cartridges Installed Free Of Charge**


    Features:


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


    VPI Turntables
    $2,999.00
    VPI Prime Scout Turntable with 9 3D Tonearm - No Cartridge
    Buy Now
  • VPI Fatboy Tonearm 6 OPTIONS AVAILABLE VPI Fatboy Tonearm Quick View

    $3,999.00
    Buy Now
    x

    VPI Fatboy Tonearm


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    The Fatboy Tonearm is available both in a Uni-Pivot style and a Gimbaled style and in all lengths (9, 10, 12). The Fatboy can be used with VPI's current production turntables and their legacy turntables that support their current VTA Base both standard and on the Fly.


    Take advantage of the VPI Tonearm Trade in Program and save:


    Trade in your JMW-10-Metal - Save $750 on Fatboy!

    Trade in your JMW-12-Metal - Save $1350 on Fatboy!

    Trade in your JMW-10-3D - Save $1349 on Fatboy!

    Trade in your JMW-10-3DR- Save $1724 on Fatboy!

    Trade in your JMW-12-3D - Save $1784 on Fatboy!

    Trade in your JMW-12-3DR - Save $2399 on Fatboy!


    Interested in the trade in program? Call 1-877-929-8729 or e-mail our audio advisor today!




    VPI Accessories
    $3,999.00
    Fatboy Tonearm
    Buy Now
  • JMW - Classic 1 Arm JMW - Classic 1 Arm Quick View

    $1,599.99
    Buy Now
    x

    JMW - Classic 1 Arm


    For our 30th anniversary VPI had to come up with something really special at just the right price for a world in a recession. The Classic was the answer and the Classic tonearm was the logical choice for it.



    Born from the 10.5i, stretched to fit the Classic chassis, simplified to save on cost, boiled down to the important basics that make for good engineering and good sound.


    The Classic tonearm is so good Hi Fi Plus gave it as part of the Classic package Turntable of the Year!!


    The Classic arm is a full 10.5 long for very low tracking error, solidly mounted to the Classic base, VTA adjustable with a ship captains wheel adjuster, RCA or optional XLR jacks, ultra stable design.


    The Classic arm is fast, clean, stable, very low in distortion, and dynamic like a master tape. When combined with a cartridge of 7-11 grams and a compliance of 11-16 such as the VPI/Dynavector 20X you will be startled by the dynamic range a low level resolution this arm can reproduce.


    Not eligible for discount.

    Portion of proceeds benefit Jonathan Weisfeld Memorial Fund.



    VPI Accessories
    $1,599.99
    JMW - Classic 1 Arm Buy Now
  • JMW - Classic 2 Arm JMW - Classic 2 Arm Quick View

    $2,399.99
    Buy Now
    x

    JMW - Classic 2 Arm


    For our 30th anniversary VPI had to come up with something really special at just the right price for a world in a recession. The Classic was the answer and the Classic tonearm was the logical choice for it.



    Born from the 10.5i, stretched to fit the Classic chassis, simplified to save on cost, boiled down to the important basics that make for good engineering and good sound.


    The Classic tonearm is so good Hi Fi Plus gave it as part of the Classic package Turntable of the Year!!


    The Classic arm is a full 10.5 long for very low tracking error, solidly mounted to the Classic base, VTA adjustable with a ship captains wheel adjuster, RCA or optional XLR jacks, ultra stable design.


    The Classic arm is fast, clean, stable, very low in distortion, and dynamic like a master tape. When combined with a cartridge of 7-11 grams and a compliance of 11-16 such as the VPI/Dynavector 20X you will be startled by the dynamic range a low level resolution this arm can reproduce.


    Not eligible for discount.

    Portion of proceeds benefit Jonathan Weisfeld Memorial Fund.


    VPI Accessories
    $2,399.99
    JMW - Classic 2 Arm Buy Now
  • JMW - Classic Signature Arm JMW - Classic Signature Arm Quick View

    $2,599.99
    Buy Now
    x

    JMW - Classic Signature Arm


    For our 30th anniversary VPI had to come up with something really special at just the right price for a world in a recession. The Classic was the answer and the Classic tonearm was the logical choice for it.



    Born from the 10.5i, stretched to fit the Classic chassis, simplified to save on cost, boiled down to the important basics that make for good engineering and good sound.


    The Classic tonearm is so good Hi Fi Plus gave it as part of the Classic package Turntable of the Year!!


    The Classic arm is a full 10.5 long for very low tracking error, solidly mounted to the Classic base, VTA adjustable with a ship captains wheel adjuster, RCA or optional XLR jacks, ultra stable design.


    The Classic arm is fast, clean, stable, very low in distortion, and dynamic like a master tape. When combined with a cartridge of 7-11 grams and a compliance of 11-16 such as the VPI/Dynavector 20X you will be startled by the dynamic range a low level resolution this arm can reproduce.


    Not eligible for discount.

    Portion of proceeds benefit Jonathan Weisfeld Memorial Fund.


    VPI Accessories
    $2,599.99
    JMW - Classic Signature Arm Buy Now
  • The Ultimate Analogue Test LP The Ultimate Analogue Test LP Quick View

    $39.99
    Buy Now
    x

    The Ultimate Analogue Test LP

    Editors Editors Editors Editors


    Analogue Productions set out to produce the ultimate test record.


    We've consulted many experts in the field, including mastering engineers, audio experts, turntable experts and audiophile listeners, to create a test record that's never been made before. When Barry Wolifson from Sterling Sound in New York City called us with the same idea we had been thinking about - that being to create the ultimate test record - he and our audio expert Clark Williams began to brainstorm and research ideas until they were both completely satisfied with what should go on the record.


    Most of the test records in the past have been made to test a variety of equipment. This test record excludes silly cannon shots, typewriters, voices on one channel and other useless fluff. This one specifically addresses your turntable and cartridge. It's designed to provide the basic test signals necessary to calibrate a turntable or cutting lathe as simply as possible. Most of the signals have specific implications, but it is certainly possible to use them in any number of novel ways.


    This record was mastered and cut on a Neumann VMS 80 lathe at Sterling Sound and pressed at Record Technology, Inc. on high-quality, 180-gram virgin vinyl.


    Side 1

    General Reference Level

    This 1 kHz reference tone will allow you to establish a "base level" for all measurements.
    Track 1 1Khz reference tone 7cm/s Mono, in phase (Lateral)

    Basic reference for all measurements, adjust meter for maximum convenience (in the studio 0VU).
    Adjust preamp channel balance for equal output.
    Also used to check the offset angle of the photo cartridge; L&R signals should be exactly in phase as displayed on an oscilloscope.


    Azimuth Adjustment

    Track 2 1kHz reference level Left channel only

    Measure Right channel output.

    Track 3 1kHz reference level Right channel only

    Measure Left channel output.

    The object is to sit the stylus exactly perpendicular in the groove.

    Twist cartridge about its radial axis until the measurements from Track 2 and Track 3 are equal or very close to equal for both channels.


    High Frequency Adjustment

    Tracks 4, 5 and 6 are used to calibrate the RIAA high frequency equalizer of a phono preamp. This will be used to calibrate a mastering lathe's phono preamplifier or any phono preamplifier that has these adjustments.

    Track 4 1 kHz tone at -20 below reference level, Lateral

    Reference for High Frequency test.

    Track 5 10 kHz reference tone at -20dbu, Lateral
    Adjust the high frequency until the output level equals that of Track 4.

    Track 6 1 kHz to 20 kHz sweep at -20dbu, Mono (Lateral)

    The AC millivoltmeter reading should stay constant across all frequencies. There are a number of factors which can affect frequency response, including cable capacitance, cartridge loading, tracking force and worn parts. Because of this, it can be difficult to achieve perfectly flat frequency response. Sometimes by making small compromises in the 10 kHz adjustment, a better overall frequency response can be achieved.


    Low Frequency Adjustment

    Tracks 7 & 8 are used to calibrate the RIAA low frequency equalizer of a phono preamp.

    Track 7 1 kHz to 20 Hz sweep at 0 VU (Lateral)

    Play Track 7 and measure the output with your AC millivolt meter.

    Ideally, the output will be flat across all frequencies. When viewed on an oscilloscope, the amplitude would remain constant during the frequency downsweep.

    Track 8 100 Hz reference tone at 0 vu (Lateral)
    Adjust LF Eq to reference (which is your reading from Track 1).


    Track 9 VTA adjust

    This is an IEC intermodulation distortion (IMD) test signal; 60Hz & 4kHz 4:1 ratio.

    Using an IMD tester, adjust VTA by raising or lowering the tonearm for minimum distortion.


    Track 10 Standard Wow & Flutter test signal; 3150Hz
    The Wow & Flutter meter will give dynamic speed variations as a percentage deviation from nominal.

    Also, the frequency counter should read exactly 3150 Hz for nominal speed. You can use the Hz function on your multi-meter (if so equipped) to verify speed here as well. You can also use to find the measurements at 45RPM. The correct reading at 45RPM would be 4253 Hz (45/33.33) x 3150.


    Side 2

    Track 1 Anti-skating test; 315Hz amplitude sweep to +12dbu (Lateral)

    Signal should remain clean in both channels up to the highest level, both audibly and as viewed on an oscilloscope. In case of distortion, increase anti-skating force or decrease anti-skate until breakup occurs equally in both channels. The left channel information is inscribed on the inner groove wall, the right channel information, on the outer groove wall. Because of the offset angle of a pivoted tonearm, a constantly varying vector force biases the arm towards the center of the record causing the stylus to lose contact with the outer (i.e. right channel) groove wall. Both linear and modulated groove velocity, tracking force, stylus profile, and vinyl composition are contributing factors. The anti skating force attempts to ameliorate this by applying an opposing similar force.

    It is also accepted that the overall force vector increases as the tonearm approaches closer to the spindle or end of the record.


    Track 2 Pink noise lateral

    Track 3 Pink noise vertical

    Used for cartridge "demagnetizing"

    You can also use this track to loosen up the cantilever's suspension to help break in a new cartridge. Play these tracks five to ten times after every 300 hours of normal LP playback.


    Track 4 1kHz @ reference level, vertical
    This out-of-phase signal should cancel to nothing when summed to mono.

    Any signals still present are distortion artifacts, lack of channel balance, or timing (phase) anomalies. This test can be a second confirmation of anti-skate adjustment.


    Track 5 1kHz to 10Hz sweep @ -20 below

    reference level, vertical
    Resonance anomalies in the tonearm / cartridge interface will show up as amplitude peaks and dips as the frequency sweeps down.

    Once again, by listening in 'Mono' it is easier to hear the distortion artifacts.


    Track 6 Silent groove for bearing rumble and table isolation

    During playback of this track, nothing should be transmitted from the turntable to the speakers. Replay the track and gently tap on the rack or base that the turntable is resting on. There should be little or no thump transferred to the speakers. This track will help you experiment with turntable isolation methods and products to be able to get the most out of your playback system. You may want to use a closed or sealed headphone for best listening results, or a stethoscope on the plinth.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    Analogue Productions
    $39.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • 1
Go to top