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Empire 298 Troubador

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Empire 298 Troubador


The Empire 298 turntable, record playback system is an outstanding example of the precision engineering design and workmanship to be found in modern stereophonic high fidelity components.

The handsome and functional design of the Troubador system will enhance any room, blend in with decor and match the appearance of the other components in your system.

You can connect the Troubador system as easily as plugging in a lamp cord.

We are happy to have you join the rapidly growing family of Audio Empire product users.

We are sure you will enjoy many hours of listening pleasure.

Features a cast aluminium platter and manual speed change.


Speeds: 33, 45 and 78rpm +-3%

Rumble: exceeds broadcast and laboratory requirements

Platter: 1" diameter, 6ibs, cast aluminium, balanced

Wow and flutter: less than 0.15% RMS

Power: 105-125 VAC 60Hz

Motor: Hysteresis synchronous, 4-pole dynamically balanced


instruction/owners manual  English

flyer  English - krandle37

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