Posts Tagged: direct drive

Brinkmann Bardo

The traditional objection about direct-drive, where the platter is driven from a motor mounted right at its centre, was that you could here it ‘cogging’. This was the issue arising from the fact that the fields of a direct-drive motor’s

Brinkmann Bardo

The traditional objection about direct-drive, where the platter is driven from a motor mounted right at its centre, was that you could here it ‘cogging’. This was the issue arising from the fact that the fields of a direct-drive motor’s

Pioneer PL-L1000

Looked at from a British perspective, in the late nineteen seventies, high end turntables started with Rega’s Planar 3 and ended with the fully loaded Linn Sondek. That was it, end of story. But actually, any audiophile looking East in

Pioneer PL-L1000

Looked at from a British perspective, in the late nineteen seventies, high end turntables started with Rega’s Planar 3 and ended with the fully loaded Linn Sondek. That was it, end of story. But actually, any audiophile looking East in

JVC QL-70

The Victor Corporation of Japan was a fully committed hi-fi manufacturer in the nineteen seventies, making a range of very clean sounding amplifiers, tuners, cassette decks and turntables. The 1977 QL-70 was one of its very best vinyl spinners, being

JVC QL-70

The Victor Corporation of Japan was a fully committed hi-fi manufacturer in the nineteen seventies, making a range of very clean sounding amplifiers, tuners, cassette decks and turntables. The 1977 QL-70 was one of its very best vinyl spinners, being

Marantz Tt 1000

Back in 1979, vinyl was the only serious music carrier this side of open reel tape, and – if you believed the UK hi-fi press at least – the only serious LP spinner was the Linn Sondek LP12. Elsewhere however, this

Marantz Tt 1000

Back in 1979, vinyl was the only serious music carrier this side of open reel tape, and – if you believed the UK hi-fi press at least – the only serious LP spinner was the Linn Sondek LP12. Elsewhere however, this