Clearaudio Ovation Turntable with Calrify Carbon Tonearm

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Clearaudio Ovation Turntable with Calrify Carbon Tonearm

Clearaudio Ovation Turntable with Calrify Carbon Tonearm

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Clearaudio Ovation Turntable with Calrify Carbon Tonearm

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    MY TAKE:

    The Clearaudio turntables are beautifully designed and finely crafted examples of German workmanship. - Galen Carol


    The new Ovation turntable combines innovative Clearaudio technologies with elegant design and exquisite production quality.


    The main chassis consists of a complex sandwich of materials: aluminum - panzerholzbullet-proof wood - aluminum, to minimize resonance. Within the chassis, Clearaudio have introduced an elaborate resonance damping measure: a series of internal 'mats' of varying sizes, each containing up to 1,000 tiny stainless steel balls.


    The powerful and smooth-running DC motor is integrated within, and is effectively decoupled by the main chassis. Clearaudio's Optical Speed Control (OSC) technology continuously monitors a micro infrared strobe to ensure exact speed stability. The motor is hidden beneath the platter and drives the precision machined POM main platter via an aluminum sub-platter. Both are supported by Clearaudio's integrated patented Clearaudio ceramic magnetic bearing (CMB). While most turntable bearings use a metal spindle spinning in a housing with a ball-bearing separating the two, Clearaudio uses magnetism and a ceramic spindle. The platter's weight is supported by the mutual repulsion of two rings of opposing magnets mounted on the chassis and on the lower platter. The non-magnetic ceramic shaft means that no magnetic effects can reach the surface of the platter.


    The drive system is operated by four blue illuminated buttons, ergonomically integrated into the front left of the chassis. Almost any commercially available 9-inches tonearm can be fitted thanks to the easily interchangeable armboards.


    REVIEWS:


    "With no tricky setup required, Clearaudio's Ovation delivers impressive clarity of definition, transparency to the source, and excellent overall tonal balance. [...] It all adds up to a terrific value - and our Turntable of the Year Award winner."- Wayne Garcia, TAS

     

    FEATURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

    • Construction details: Resonance-optimized chassis, recommended tonearm with magnetic bearing technology
    • Speed ranges: 33 1/3, 45 and 78 rpm
    • Drive unit (motor): Decoupled DC motor in chassis, resonance damping device
    • Rumble: DIN IEC 98 by method A / 92 dB
    • Bearing: Polished ceramic shaft in a sintered bronze bushing, magnetic bearing (CMB)
    • Platter: Black colored POM, 1,5 inches / 38 mm
    • Speed variation: ± 0,03 %
    • Weight: Approx. 13.5 kg incl. motor
    • Dimensions (W/D/H in inches): 54 x 13.78 x 4.53
    • Dimensions (W/D/H in mm): 420 x 350 x 115
    • Manufacturer's guarantee: 2 years (5 years if warranty cards are returned)


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Clearaudio Ovation Turntable with Calrify Carbon Tonearm

$6,499.00 Free Shipping!

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Description


MY TAKE:

The Clearaudio turntables are beautifully designed and finely crafted examples of German workmanship. - Galen Carol


The new Ovation turntable combines innovative Clearaudio technologies with elegant design and exquisite production quality.


The main chassis consists of a complex sandwich of materials: aluminum - panzerholzbullet-proof wood - aluminum, to minimize resonance. Within the chassis, Clearaudio have introduced an elaborate resonance damping measure: a series of internal 'mats' of varying sizes, each containing up to 1,000 tiny stainless steel balls.


The powerful and smooth-running DC motor is integrated within, and is effectively decoupled by the main chassis. Clearaudio's Optical Speed Control (OSC) technology continuously monitors a micro infrared strobe to ensure exact speed stability. The motor is hidden beneath the platter and drives the precision machined POM main platter via an aluminum sub-platter. Both are supported by Clearaudio's integrated patented Clearaudio ceramic magnetic bearing (CMB). While most turntable bearings use a metal spindle spinning in a housing with a ball-bearing separating the two, Clearaudio uses magnetism and a ceramic spindle. The platter's weight is supported by the mutual repulsion of two rings of opposing magnets mounted on the chassis and on the lower platter. The non-magnetic ceramic shaft means that no magnetic effects can reach the surface of the platter.


The drive system is operated by four blue illuminated buttons, ergonomically integrated into the front left of the chassis. Almost any commercially available 9-inches tonearm can be fitted thanks to the easily interchangeable armboards.


REVIEWS:


"With no tricky setup required, Clearaudio's Ovation delivers impressive clarity of definition, transparency to the source, and excellent overall tonal balance. [...] It all adds up to a terrific value - and our Turntable of the Year Award winner."- Wayne Garcia, TAS

 

FEATURES/SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Construction details: Resonance-optimized chassis, recommended tonearm with magnetic bearing technology
  • Speed ranges: 33 1/3, 45 and 78 rpm
  • Drive unit (motor): Decoupled DC motor in chassis, resonance damping device
  • Rumble: DIN IEC 98 by method A / 92 dB
  • Bearing: Polished ceramic shaft in a sintered bronze bushing, magnetic bearing (CMB)
  • Platter: Black colored POM, 1,5 inches / 38 mm
  • Speed variation: ± 0,03 %
  • Weight: Approx. 13.5 kg incl. motor
  • Dimensions (W/D/H in inches): 54 x 13.78 x 4.53
  • Dimensions (W/D/H in mm): 420 x 350 x 115
  • Manufacturer's guarantee: 2 years (5 years if warranty cards are returned)


ADD A CARTRIDGE AND QUALIFY FOR SPECIAL PACKAGE SAVINGS! CALL FOR DETAILS