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Roksan Xerxes

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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Roksan Xerxes


The Roksan Xerxes is a popular, 2-speed, belt-driven turntable which has been regularly updated during it's 20 year history.


Main bearing spindle: hardened too steel

Bearing ball: tungsten carbide

Bearing housing: solid phosphor bronze

Platter: 2-piece aluminium alloy

Structure: 3-plinth design

Isolation: 3-level de-coupling

Motor: custom made 24-pole synchronous

Pulley: solid aluminium alloy

Drive belt: precision ground neoprene

Motor mount: unique synchronizing bearing

Motor drive: external speed controller

Wow and flutter: 0.02%

Rumble: -80dB

Dimensions: 450 x 370 x 115mm

Weight: 12kg


The Xerxes is arguably the first turntable to give the previously all conquering Linn Sondek LP12 a real run for its money - What HiFi

Superb though costly record playing hardware. Highly integrated and synergistic in nature - £785 (Artemiz £655) HiFi Choice 1992


main bearing shim fitting  English

platter level adjustment  English

plinth design and alignment  English

20 instruction/owners manual  English

X plinth alignment  English

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