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Connoisseur Classic

2-Speed Idler Drive Turntable

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Connoisseur Classic


The Connoisseur Classic is a new approach in turntable and pickup design.

Two slow speed synchronous motors are used, one for 33 1/3rpm and one for 45rpm.

The soft rubber drive wheels are disengaged when not in use.

All spindles are of high quality carbon steel polished to a mirror finish and the bearings are of phosphor bronze.


Plinth: Afromosia wood surround

Platter: 10 1/4" diameter lathe turned aluminium

Motors: 2 slow speed synchronous 375rpm

Shafts: carbon steel

Bearings: Phosphor bronze

Switching: microswitches with suppressor condensers

Tonearm: gimbal bearing with needle point pivots.


instruction/owners manual  English

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