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Leak 2001

Belt-Drive Transcription Turntable

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Designed and built to the most stringent specifications, the 2001 Transcription Unit offers the finest performance and includes a number of very special features.

Foremost amongst these the unique (patent applied for) fluid spherodynamic suspension system. This provides exceptionally high resistance to external shocks and vibrations in all modes, thus protecting effectively, both the sensitive pickup stylus and the record.

Other features include:

A substantial aluminium die cast turntable platter, lathe turned to extremely fine and accurate limits.

The platter is rim driven by a precision ground, flexible drive belt giving full isolation from transmission noise and providing constant and accurate speed, even when using a record cleaning device.

Low friction, low noise, long life bearings and precision ground centre spindle, honed to 0.2 micro-metre finish.

Anti-static turntable mat - this is designed to hold all diameters of record correctly and drive them from the rim, thus eliminating slipping caused by bowed or warped records.

Precision engineered pickup arm with low mass headshell, low friction bearings, anti skating bias and calibrated tracking pressure adjustment providing maximum performance.

Viscous damped, remotely controlled, pickup lift/lower device with gentle action.

Low consumption, slow speed, 10 pole synchronous motor, mounted remote from the tracking area of the pickup ensuring virtually no induced hum, even with the most sensitive cartridge.

Speed accuracy is not affected by even large variations in supply voltage.


Platter: 320mm, 2.03kg

Motor: 10-pole AC synchronous

Drive method: precision ground belt drive

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.08%

Rumble: 65dB

Tonearm: static balance, professional

Effective length: 240mm

Overhang: 15mm

Offset angle: 21.5 degrees

Dimensions: 494 x 391 x 170mm

Weight: 13kg


flyer  English - Chiltern

instruction/owners manual  English - UncleZiga

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