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  • Vpi Turntable Bearing | Products & Suppliers |

    2021-4-29 · Types. Single-row slewing rings and turntable bearings feature a single row of balls, a standard bearing raceway, and four points of contact between the balls and raceway. Double-row products feature two rows of ball bearings, two raceways, and eight...

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  • VPI Prime Turntable Manual

    2019-7-3 · correct speed. The VPI Synchronous Drive System (SDS) speed controller is an accessory that provides the ultimate speed accuracy and improved sound. Check with your dealer about availability. Verify the turntable is level by using a 9 or 12-inch bubble …

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  • VPI Scout Turntable Manual - VPI INDUSTRIES

    2019-7-12 · The Scout 2 has an inverted bearing the Scout 1.1 has an oil bath bearing. 5. Setting up the Scout 5.1 The Scout must be placed on a flat, level surface. This will make setup easy, provide better sound quality, and put less strain on the main bearing. 5.2 Place the turntable chassis, with the square cutout on the left, on the shelf or stand where

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  • FAQ - VPI INDUSTRIES

    2021-5-26 · VPI Prime 21+ Belt-driven Turntable Lab Report Lab Report While the Prime 21/21+ features a reinforced alloy/MDF chassis, its 9kg alloy platter, 24-pole AC-synchronous motor and inverted bearing (with hardened stainless shaft, chrome ball/PEEK thrust pad and phosphor bronze bushing) are familiar VPI staples derived from the original Prime model [ HFN Jun '15].

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  • VPI Prime 21+ Belt-driven Turntable Lab Report | Hi-Fi

    2019-7-3 · Remove the turntable platter and peel the tape of the bearing hole. Carefully lower the platter on to the Prime spindle, (there may be a black cap on the spindle – remove it). The platter is lubed with PTFE grease and needs no maintenance for at least two years. Setting up the Prime The Prime must be placed on a flat, level surface.

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  • VPI Prime Signature Turntable Manual

    The belt side load is placed at the center of the spinning bearing for zero teeter-totter effects; 20 pound 6061 aluminum platter with of +/- .001” accuracy; The motor pulley with +/- .0005” accuracy when leaving factory; JMW 12-3D with VPI pure copper wire; Made in the USA

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  • VPIs Avenger Reference Turntable – Analogaholic ...

    2013-10-12 · There are two parts of a VPI table that need to be lubricated: the platter bearing and the motor. You use white lithium grease for the platter bearing and a 40-weight motor oil for the motor. Two different parts, two different lubricants.

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  • CLASSIC PLATTER & BEARING | AV Gallery

    Please choose your VPI turntable from the above drop-down menu. The platter is identical for all three types; the only difference is the included hardware. Classic Platter fits most VPI ‘tables without any extra parts or modification; Scout Kit includes parts specific to Scout and HW-19 Series turntables

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  • VPI Prime Turntable | The Listening Suite Hifi Store

    The shape of the Prime is meant to have a curvier and sexy look compared to the 'classic' look of VPI tables over the past 10 years. At same time having the footprint to accommodate the space needed for a 10 inch 3D arm. The Prime includes the following: 10 inch 3D arm; VTA Tower for VTA/SRA on the fly; Classic 20 pound platter and bearing

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  • VPI bearing oil/grease? | Audiogon Discussion Forum

    2013-10-12 · That tolerances will dictate what viscosity will ideally work per given bearing. In the case of a VPI conventional non-inverted bearing, when brand new, a lighter Oil may suffice. if the Bearing's thrust-bushing surfaces have worn, one then might find the need of a slightly heavier viscosity, to lessen rocking-play of the bearing shaft in the well.

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  • VPI PLAYER TURNTABLE: THE COMPLETE PACKAGE? -

    2017-11-23 · The company’s value for money, all-in-one turntable system. For those looking for that bit more. Paul Rigby reviews the VPI Player Remember the VPI Nomad? You can read the review of that design HERE which features an interview with VPI Industries President, Mat Weisfeld. The Nomad was aimed at the £1,000 price point – or thereabouts. It was an all-in-one design. That is, it included a ...

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  • Slewing Rings and Turntable Bearings Specifications ...

    Find Slewing Rings and Turntable Bearings on GlobalSpec by specifications. Slewing rings and turntable bearings can accommodate axial, radial and moment loads. They are not mounted in a housing or on a shaft, but are instead mounted directly to a seating surface via mounting holes.

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  • VPIs Avenger Reference Turntable – Analogaholic ...

    VPI has done as much to advance the resurgence of vinyl playback over the past decade as any turntable manufacturer going. When vinyl was on life support and the consumer audio industry had its collective hands tugging on the plug, VPI pumped iron, took its vitamins and kept on keeping on.

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  • RE: Is inverted bearing really better on VPI - John

    2019-10-25 · > They sound similar but the inverted bearing wears much, much faster The problem with wear is a VPI problem and has nothing to do with whether or not the bearing is inverted. I own a SOTA turntable with an inverted bearing and it doesn't wear any faster than other types of bearings.

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  • vpi scoutmaster - Positive Feedback

    2019-1-8 · Hell, this wasn’t even the same sport. From the VPI website: The Scoutmaster combines key features from several of VPI's most successful tables. It uses the Aries 2 platter and inverted bearing, a larger version of the steel Scout motor assembly with new fused IEC socket with new 300-RPM motor, and a dual Scout chassis with a steel center.

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  • VPI's Cliffwood and Player: So what's going on here? -

    2017-7-8 · The new Cliffwood turntable joins the Player and threatens to create a budget range from VPI. Gulp With the recent announcement of the release of the Cliffwood turntable – retailing for a reasonable 900 – VPI now seems to have two turntable designs on its hands which could be viewed as budget (well, ‘budget’ in the VPI universe, at any rate) because the company’s VPI Player retails ...

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  • Why do turntables sound different? | Audiogon

    2017-10-19 · A turntable is kind of like a seismograph reading the grooves so sitting it on a noisy spinning bearing will not result in anything close to distortion free/less sound. Since the stylus needs to vibrate free of any interference , even its own not being reflected back how anyone could think friction and noise aren’t related in a turntable ...

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  • VPI Avenger Reference Turntable - The Absolute Sound

    2018-12-4 · It also sets a standard of sound quality that almost demands that it be equipped with cartridges that cost well over 1000, and, at that, it still isn’t the most “extreme” turntable in the VPI line. The ne plus ultra model is the VPI Titan, which adds another …

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  • VPI Classic 1 Turntable | The Listening Suite Hifi Store

    Turntable Features: Anti-skate mechanism. Anti-static mat. 2 inch Delrin feet with 3 ball bearing bottoms. 2 ½ inch thick MDF walnut veneer bonded with 11 gauge and dampening fabric. Inverted bearing - hardened stainless steel shaft, 60 Rockwell chrome hardened ball, spinning in a phosphor bronze bushing and sitting on a PEEK thrust disc.

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  • The VPI Rim Drive & Classic Aluminum Platter Back to

    2021-4-28 · The Classic platter can be ordered instead of the standard acrylic platter for any VPI turntable except the entry-level Scout [although it may be used on the Scout if the motor pulley is also replaced] or the flagship HR-X. Harry explains that the HR-X platter bearing will have to be redesigned for the Classic platter, and that it will be at ...

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  • VPI Avenger Turntable w/JMW-12-3D arm —

    2017-6-5 · Turntable design, along with the arm and cartridge is as much art as science. It lends itself to constant tinkering and experimentation in order to maximize the musical performance. Tweaking goes on indefinitely at VPI. They are experimenting with differing arm lengths, and materials, 14inch, 16inch! The Weisfelds seem to know what they’re doing.

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  • VPI turntable wins first Temptation Award for high

    2015-10-30 · VPI turntable wins first Temptation Award for high-end kit By Ketan Bharadia 30 October 2015 This is the first year we’ve given an Award to a high-end product featured in the Temptations pages of the magazine – the section that celebrates the more expensive, most aspirational kit that passes through our test rooms.

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  • vpi scoutmaster - Positive Feedback

    2019-1-8 · Hell, this wasn’t even the same sport. From the VPI website: The Scoutmaster combines key features from several of VPI's most successful tables. It uses the Aries 2 platter and inverted bearing, a larger version of the steel Scout motor assembly with new fused IEC socket with new 300-RPM motor, and a dual Scout chassis with a steel center.

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  • Turntable Evaluation - what do you need to know and

    2020-3-3 · A topic came up In Phoenix Engineering's thread VPI HW40 Direct Drive about a buyer's responsibility to be self-informed prior to making a turntable purchase. I noted that while we have several resources for test/evaluation information about electronics and speakers (eg. Atkinson, Bascom King, etc ), there is a general absence of independent test results for turntables - meaning confirmation ...

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  • Michell Engineering Synthetic Turntable Bearing Oil ...

    Great oil works as described. I've used it to to provide lubrication for my Townshend Rock 3 TT inverted bearing. In the past I've used various types of oil from machine oil to 3-in-1 and I must say when I place my ear right up against the the turntable spindle/bearing when spinning, with the Michell synthetic oil in place if found the bearing has no sound at all.

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  • Why do turntables sound different? | Audiogon

    2017-10-19 · A turntable is kind of like a seismograph reading the grooves so sitting it on a noisy spinning bearing will not result in anything close to distortion free/less sound. Since the stylus needs to vibrate free of any interference , even its own not being reflected back how anyone could think friction and noise aren’t related in a turntable ...

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  • Tonearms | TONEAudio MAGAZINE

    It’s Like Buying a Pickup Arm and Getting a Free Turntable. Putting the Funk Firm LSD through its paces with a handful of cartridges proves that this table is a steal for 2,000. When compared to equally priced competitors from SME and Rega, the F5 pickup arm makes the LSD an even better bargain, with some innovative features that the ...

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  • Slewing Rings and Turntable Bearings Specifications ...

    Find Slewing Rings and Turntable Bearings on GlobalSpec by specifications. Slewing rings and turntable bearings can accommodate axial, radial and moment loads. They are not mounted in a housing or on a shaft, but are instead mounted directly to a seating surface via mounting holes.

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  • Tonearm Topology in the Bearing Straits -

    2017-4-19 · -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable-VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm-Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges-Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)

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  • Vinyl Turntable Drive Techniques - From Vinyl To Plastic

    2019-11-2 · Over the years there have been several motor coupling techniques used to rotate the turntable platter. This is a brief overview of each method along with their advantages and disadvantages. There are three basic types of motor drive, the second two of which have various methods of motor control: Idler wheel or rim drive; Belt drive; Direct drive

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  • VPI turntable wins first Temptation Award for high

    2015-10-30 · VPI turntable wins first Temptation Award for high-end kit By Ketan Bharadia 30 October 2015 This is the first year we’ve given an Award to a high-end product featured in the Temptations pages of the magazine – the section that celebrates the more expensive, most aspirational kit that passes through our test rooms.

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  • Should I oil my turntable bearing? | Steve Hoffman

    2016-3-25 · It's funny you should post this, as I lubed the bearing on my VPI Traveler for the first time today and had the exact same experience! I looked it up online and it seems pretty common for the bearing to take some time to settle back down after removal and lube. Some even said 24 hours. I was kinda freaking out too! All good now.

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  • vpi scoutmaster - Positive Feedback

    2019-1-8 · Hell, this wasn’t even the same sport. From the VPI website: The Scoutmaster combines key features from several of VPI's most successful tables. It uses the Aries 2 platter and inverted bearing, a larger version of the steel Scout motor assembly with new fused IEC socket with new 300-RPM motor, and a dual Scout chassis with a steel center.

    Get Price
  • Turntable Evaluation - what do you need to know and

    2020-3-3 · A topic came up In Phoenix Engineering's thread VPI HW40 Direct Drive about a buyer's responsibility to be self-informed prior to making a turntable purchase. I noted that while we have several resources for test/evaluation information about electronics and speakers (eg. Atkinson, Bascom King, etc ), there is a general absence of independent test results for turntables - meaning confirmation ...

    Get Price
  • Michell Engineering Synthetic Turntable Bearing Oil ...

    Great oil works as described. I've used it to to provide lubrication for my Townshend Rock 3 TT inverted bearing. In the past I've used various types of oil from machine oil to 3-in-1 and I must say when I place my ear right up against the the turntable spindle/bearing when spinning, with the Michell synthetic oil in place if found the bearing has no sound at all.

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  • Turntable 101 | Part-Time Audiophile

    2010-11-15 · Turntable 104: Use me! Lastly, turntables need to be easy to use. This is different from, though related to, being thoroughly reliable. Turntable setup is notorious for being a painful experience, but once done, you want all that hard work to keep producing …

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  • Tonearms | TONEAudio MAGAZINE

    It’s Like Buying a Pickup Arm and Getting a Free Turntable. Putting the Funk Firm LSD through its paces with a handful of cartridges proves that this table is a steal for 2,000. When compared to equally priced competitors from SME and Rega, the F5 pickup arm makes the LSD an even better bargain, with some innovative features that the ...

    Get Price
  • Vinyl Turntable Drive Techniques - From Vinyl To Plastic

    2019-11-2 · Over the years there have been several motor coupling techniques used to rotate the turntable platter. This is a brief overview of each method along with their advantages and disadvantages. There are three basic types of motor drive, the second two of which have various methods of motor control: Idler wheel or rim drive; Belt drive; Direct drive

    Get Price
  • VPI Player | House of Stereo | Synergistic | T+A

    The first all in one high-end entry level turntable. The Player is complete with a headphone amplifier, phonostage, and pre-mounted Audio Technica AT-VM95E cartridge on a 9 inch Gimballed Yoke bearing tonearm. It is the perfect solution to enjoying your records!

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  • Should I oil my turntable bearing? | Steve Hoffman

    2016-3-25 · It's funny you should post this, as I lubed the bearing on my VPI Traveler for the first time today and had the exact same experience! I looked it up online and it seems pretty common for the bearing to take some time to settle back down after removal and lube. Some even said 24 hours. I was kinda freaking out too! All good now.

    Get Price
  • Michell Engineering Synthetic Turntable Bearing Oil ...

    Great oil works as described. I've used it to to provide lubrication for my Townshend Rock 3 TT inverted bearing. In the past I've used various types of oil from machine oil to 3-in-1 and I must say when I place my ear right up against the the turntable spindle/bearing when spinning, with the Michell synthetic oil in place if found the bearing has no sound at all.

    Get Price
  • Turntable 101 | Part-Time Audiophile

    2010-11-15 · Turntable 104: Use me! Lastly, turntables need to be easy to use. This is different from, though related to, being thoroughly reliable. Turntable setup is notorious for being a painful experience, but once done, you want all that hard work to keep producing …

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  • Analog (vinyl) Records: Turntables

    2021-4-7 · • The turntable must be easy to maintain and to repair. Not many turntables meet all these criteria; there fore, in order to know how to evaluate the unit, it is important to know how they work. ===== FIG. 4. Various types of drive mechanisms. A. Single-motor belt-drive system. B. Puck- or idler-driven turntable…

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  • Grungebuster Turntable Mat – Herbie's Audio Lab

    Provides exceptional synergy with matless acrylic-platter turntables like vintage acrylic-platter VPI Scout that are designed to couple the record to an acrylic platter with a clamp. Although manufacturers generally recommend these turntables be used without a mat, our customers have found the grungebuster Turntable Ma

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  • Feickert - Volare Turntable - Music Direct

    When it comes to playing vinyl LPs with front-to-back soundstaging and focused imaging, the Volare turntable is just what the doctor ordered. Dr. Dr. Christian Feickert , to be exact, the chemistry professor who has been designing ‘tables since 1996 and whose own company is nearing its 20-year anniversary.

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  • RE: My VPI HW-19 TurnTable Needs Upgrading - Rick

    2017-4-5 · Topic - My VPI HW-19 TurnTable Needs Upgrading - Music Man Bob 05:18:05 04/05/17 (29) RE: My VPI HW-19 TurnTable Needs Upgrading - Music Man Bob 14:35:57 04/10/17 (2) ; RE: My VPI HW-19 TurnTable Needs Upgrading - Dave Pogue 05:59:37 04/12/17 (1) ; RE: My VPI HW-19 TurnTable Needs Upgrading - Music Man Bob 12:46:19 04/14/17 (0) ; Whatever you do - do NOT start adjusting …

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  • vpiforum.com • View topic - New VPI Tonearm Lift

    2016-8-25 · Orchids1 wrote:I was happy to see that VPI will be using a new tonearm lift cylinder that is sourced in the USA. The old lift cylinder was made abroad. The old lift was prone to malfunctions and defects (just check out the posts here), and was probably the weakest and single most frustrating element of VPI's tables. I hated it. Thanks, VPI.

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