You should actually read the reviews. Some of them are pretty amusing, though this one might be my favorite:
"I couldn't be happier with this turntable. My GG Allin records sound absolutely incredible, it's almost like he's in the room with me, throwing feces around."
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Shai Drori
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 1:51 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] High-end turntable
Did you notice there are 26 reviews for this TT? Yeh right. Bet ya if you blindfold them and let them here this and a 15k$ TT with the same cartridge they won't know the difference. Don't forget to add AUDIO GRADE mains plug.
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On 19 בספט 2012, at 21:10, Michael Biel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> You gotta read the review. The guy spends most of it defending the
> high cost and the very concept of high cost items in audio and in all
> aspects of The Truly Fine Life. Then, after all that, look at how he
> Spec/features: 5
> Sound quality: 5
> Build quality: 5
> Value for money: 1
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] High-end turntable
> From: Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Wed, September 19, 2012 12:13 pm
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> Where's the ipod dock???
> And the specs say nothing about wow and flutter or signal to noise:
> "Statement TT 1
> 10. Technical data
> Construction principle: High precision mechanical tangential extremely
> low friction 2 point linear tracking design (Patent No. PA
> Total weight: 8,6 kg, incl. armwand
> Dimensions (H x H x D in inch): Dimensions (H x H x D in mm):
> approx. 521 x 211 x 199 approx. 20,51 x 8,31 x 7,83
> Warranty: 10 years* (see chapter 9)
> © clearaudio electronic GmbH 2007"
> Certainly does make a statement: "I have more money than brains, and
> want to show it off."
> Looks cool, though!
> On Sep 19, 2012, at 8:42 AM, Randy Lane wrote:
>> Anyone own, plan to buy, or used one of these yet?