VPI Prime Turntable with 10” 3D Printed Tonearm

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VPI Prime Turntable with 10” 3D Printed Tonearm

VPI Prime Turntable with 10” 3D Printed Tonearm

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VPI Prime Turntable with 10” 3D Printed Tonearm

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  • Description

    MY TAKE:

    VPI has scored a hit with the Prime. The 'table is simple to set up and offers outstanding performance in the price range. Highly recommended. - Galen Carol

     

    The Prime gets back to VPI’s roots focusing on the existing audience with a table that offers quality hi-end sound while taking advantage of improvements in technology. The curvilinear shape of the Prime is not only visually attractive, but the asymmetrical plinth serves to reduce vibration and resonance. The motor mounted outboard and is encased in a massive metal housing that both reduces motor noise and vibration. Innovative iso-bearing feet effective decouple the turntable from structure-borne vibration, resulting in improved resolution of low-level detail.

    Consider adding the VPI SDS Motor Controller for additional performance (save $200 when the SDS is purchased with the Prime)

    The Prime includes the following:
     

    • 10 inch 3D arm
    • VTA Tower for VTA/SRA on the fly
    • Classic 20 pound platter and bearing
    • Outboard 300 RPM motor housing
    • New "Prime" feet which offer improved isolation and better mechanical grounding
    • Stainless Steel/Delrin record clam
    • The Prime is also being offered as a package with the SDS, Synchronous Drive System.

     

    The Turntable:
     

    • Chassis made of black textured vinyl over MDF with an 11 gauge steel plate bonded to the underside for the ultimate in resonance control and feedback rejection.
    • Four solid Delrin corner assemblies designed for isolation and mechanical grounding!! A first.
    • A 300 rpm 24 pole AC synchronous motor capable of high torque and quiet operation installed in a separate aluminum and steel machined assembly.
    • Inverted bearing - hardened stainless steel shaft, 60 Rockwell chrome hardened ball, spinning in a phosphor bronze bushing and sitting on a PEEK thrust disc.  The belt side load is placed at the center of the spinning bearing for zero teeter-tooter effects.
    • 20 pound damped platter machined from 6061 aluminum to +/- .001” in a 39” circumference!!! 
    • Motor pulley has an accuracy of +/- .0005” when leaving factory.
    • Wow and flutter:  >.1%
    • Speed Accuracy:  >.03%
    • Rumble: >85db down

     

    The Tonearm:
     

    • Pivot to spindle: 258mm
    • Effective length: 273.4mm
    • Overhang: 15.4mm
    • Offset angle: 19.98 degrees
    • Average RMS distortion: 0.311%
    • Internal wiring: premium Discovery wire, optional Nordost Valhalla
    • New design 3d printed one piece body for the ultimate in resonance control.
    • Full length copper shielding tube internally
    • Adjustable side weights for finer azimuth settings.
    • Built in “Easy lift” finger lift.
    • Offset stainless steel counterweight for stability
    • Easy setting of VTA/SRA in thousandths of an inch, calibrated and repeatable
    • Adjustable anti-skate.

     

    Available Upgrades:
     

    • Periphery Ring clamp for the ultimate in record warp reduction
    • HR-X Center Weight, perfectly complements the periphery clamp
    • Synchronous Drive System (SDS) for the utmost accuracy in motor speed and fine speed adjustments.
    • Single Motor Flywheel (must be used with SDS)

     

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VPI Prime Turntable with 10” 3D Printed Tonearm

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Description

MY TAKE:

VPI has scored a hit with the Prime. The 'table is simple to set up and offers outstanding performance in the price range. Highly recommended. - Galen Carol

 

The Prime gets back to VPI’s roots focusing on the existing audience with a table that offers quality hi-end sound while taking advantage of improvements in technology. The curvilinear shape of the Prime is not only visually attractive, but the asymmetrical plinth serves to reduce vibration and resonance. The motor mounted outboard and is encased in a massive metal housing that both reduces motor noise and vibration. Innovative iso-bearing feet effective decouple the turntable from structure-borne vibration, resulting in improved resolution of low-level detail.

Consider adding the VPI SDS Motor Controller for additional performance (save $200 when the SDS is purchased with the Prime)

The Prime includes the following:
 

  • 10 inch 3D arm
  • VTA Tower for VTA/SRA on the fly
  • Classic 20 pound platter and bearing
  • Outboard 300 RPM motor housing
  • New "Prime" feet which offer improved isolation and better mechanical grounding
  • Stainless Steel/Delrin record clam
  • The Prime is also being offered as a package with the SDS, Synchronous Drive System.

 

The Turntable:
 

  • Chassis made of black textured vinyl over MDF with an 11 gauge steel plate bonded to the underside for the ultimate in resonance control and feedback rejection.
  • Four solid Delrin corner assemblies designed for isolation and mechanical grounding!! A first.
  • A 300 rpm 24 pole AC synchronous motor capable of high torque and quiet operation installed in a separate aluminum and steel machined assembly.
  • Inverted bearing - hardened stainless steel shaft, 60 Rockwell chrome hardened ball, spinning in a phosphor bronze bushing and sitting on a PEEK thrust disc.  The belt side load is placed at the center of the spinning bearing for zero teeter-tooter effects.
  • 20 pound damped platter machined from 6061 aluminum to +/- .001” in a 39” circumference!!! 
  • Motor pulley has an accuracy of +/- .0005” when leaving factory.
  • Wow and flutter:  >.1%
  • Speed Accuracy:  >.03%
  • Rumble: >85db down

 

The Tonearm:
 

  • Pivot to spindle: 258mm
  • Effective length: 273.4mm
  • Overhang: 15.4mm
  • Offset angle: 19.98 degrees
  • Average RMS distortion: 0.311%
  • Internal wiring: premium Discovery wire, optional Nordost Valhalla
  • New design 3d printed one piece body for the ultimate in resonance control.
  • Full length copper shielding tube internally
  • Adjustable side weights for finer azimuth settings.
  • Built in “Easy lift” finger lift.
  • Offset stainless steel counterweight for stability
  • Easy setting of VTA/SRA in thousandths of an inch, calibrated and repeatable
  • Adjustable anti-skate.

 

Available Upgrades:
 

  • Periphery Ring clamp for the ultimate in record warp reduction
  • HR-X Center Weight, perfectly complements the periphery clamp
  • Synchronous Drive System (SDS) for the utmost accuracy in motor speed and fine speed adjustments.
  • Single Motor Flywheel (must be used with SDS)

 

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