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VPI Industries

VPI Industries HW-40 Direct Drive Turntable - Show Special


Regular price $19,999.00 USD
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Back from AXPONA 2022, here is a great opportunity to own one of the best direct-drive turntables in the world!

Designing VPI's Next Generation Direct Drive Motor Technology

Harry Weisfeld's 2012 CLASSIC DIRECT direct drive turntable was an outstanding technical achievement, earning Stereophile Magazine's Class A+ rating. This award-winning table was loosely based on the VPI Classic Series table technology and included a thick aluminum plinth and armboard and an inverted platter bearing riding on a PEEK thrust disc. Combined with a cutting-edge BLDC direct drive motor, the CLASSIC DIRECT was created. The Classic Direct provided a stable, solid foundation for the music, allowing the listener to hear deeply into the recorded grooves to the treasures buried with-in! Designing a new turntable to celebrate VPI's 40th anniversary provided VPI an opportunity to update the direct drive motor technology to incorporate advances in motion control and materials technologies.

There will be a limited edition version limited to 400 turntables featuring wooden side panels and the Fatboy Anniversary Tonearm.