Monolith by Monoprice turntable

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Re: Monolith by Monoprice turntable

Post by Boltman92124 » 19 Sep 2019 16:59

BMRR wrote:
19 Sep 2019 16:10
Just to clarify, does the Monolith also have the improved (but not optical) speed control?
None of the reviews on their website mentioned speed issues, except one guy who's motor died. It weighs about 13lbs so it is just as substantial as a Project Debut and a couple of pounds heavier than a Rega P1..in that regard at least.

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Re: Monolith by Monoprice turntable

Post by BMRR » 19 Sep 2019 17:03

I've worked on a few Pro-Ject turntables in the under-$500 price range and I was unimpressed; very flimsy and one of them had a very loud motor. Rega... well let's just say they have their own speed issues that are well known and I would not be able to live with one. ;)

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Re: Monolith by Monoprice turntable

Post by Boltman92124 » 20 Sep 2019 19:27

BMRR wrote:
19 Sep 2019 17:03
I've worked on a few Pro-Ject turntables in the under-$500 price range and I was unimpressed; very flimsy and one of them had a very loud motor. Rega... well let's just say they have their own speed issues that are well known and I would not be able to live with one. ;)
Right. I was reading some reviews of TT's before I got the AT LP120. TAS and Stereophile at the time. They liked the Rega P1 but said it was over 1% too fast on it's speed accuracy. Michael Fremer measured the AT LP120 at +/- 0.02%. Basically the reason I didn't want a belt drive after that.

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Re: Monolith by Monoprice turntable

Post by lenjack » 20 Sep 2019 23:14

0.02% is outstanding. Did you mean 0.2%?