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MOON 340i X amplifier and VPI Scout 21 turntable review

Dec 15, 2021· The package we’ve brought together here consists of MOON’s 340i X integrated amplifier and a VPI Scout 21 turntable. With a base price of £3,800 for the amp, we also opted for an inbuilt D3 DAC, MM/MC phono board and single set of balanced inputs. Adding these extras separately would raise the amp’s price to around £5,250 (£1,000 for

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VPI Classic Signature Turntable Manual

bearing. Place the turntable chassis on the shelf or stand where it will be used. The Classic To avoid damage to the 3D tonearm, use one of the washers supplied by VPI under the screw heads and do not tighten the screws too tight. For cartridges with pass-through mounting holes, use the hardware supplied with the

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VPI - Super Magic Lube (Bearing Grease) | Shop Music Direct

Sure, you could make up countless jokes about a product named Super Lube (formerly Magic Lube), but this bearing grease is a serious product that makes a huge difference in the performance of VPI turntables. Super Lube is the same bearing grease used on all VPI turntables. You need use only a very small amount for optimum performance.

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Turntable bearing noise - Audiogon Discussion Forum

Mar 07, 2016· The Bearing Ball should be an easy replacement, one should be able to acquire a new Ball from either VPI themselves, or other suppliers like Boca Bearing. The Bearing Ball is .250" diameter. Some have even replaced the Ball with such as Ceramic. Either Ball, or Thrust Plate can wear due to lack of lubriion, or just many countless hours of Play.

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VPI Turntables | Scott Walker Audio

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VPI Prime Scout Turntable Arrives! Built to last a

VPI Prime Scout Turntable Arrives! Built to last a lifetime and never misses a beat. Review By Frank Iacone Of Headphone.Guru Photos By Lee Shelly Mat Weisfeld has been busy at VPI in creating new products and updating the company''s current products in celebration of VPI''s 40th anniversary. The VPI Prime Scout replaces the longtime production

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VPI – Traveler Turntable | Audio House Denver

Made in America, the Traveler features an ultra low friction ABEC-5 pre-loaded ball bearing assely with friction levels almost as low as our unipivot arms. The Traveler is the focus of VPI’s new engineering group providing the customer with quality sound and ease of use at an affordable price. Turntable Features: 10.5” Gialed Tonearm

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VPI Scout Jr. Turntable Manual

The VPI Scout Jr. is a ready to use out of the box high-end entry level turntable. Complete with a pre-mounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge on a 9 inch Gialled/Yoke bearing, it is the perfect solution to enjoying your music! The Scout Jr. turntable is a precision instrument thoroughly tested. Besides being

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VPI TT platter bearing and motor lubricant | What''s Best

May 24, 2020· I have a 30 anniversary Classic 1 TT, bought it 2009, never did any maintenance on it, granted, I didn''t use it that much, figured less than 1000 hours play time. I was told by an audio friend I need to lubrie platter bearing and motor, but totally confused about what lubricant to use. The manual mentioned white lithium grease.

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VPI - TRAVELER TURNTABLE | Shop Music Direct

VPI Traveler Turntable Save $500 on Product of the Year Award-Winning VPI Traveler Turntable: U.S.A.-Made Design Features Redesigned, Rear-Mounted Power Supply and Upgraded Bearings and Platter Rock-Solid Stability, Belt-Driven Motor, 10" Gial-Bearing Tonearm Elevate VPI Traveler Turntable to Revelatory Levels: Homage to VPI Co-Founder …

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VPI Prime 21+ | The Ear

Sep 28, 2021· VPI Prime 21+. Tuesday, Septeer 28, 2021. turntable, arm & cartridge. Chris Kelly. Almost a year ago The Ear published my review of the VPI Prime Signature turntable. In summary, I found it to be an excellent machine, with fine build quality and excellent sonics. Here we are, an eventful 12 months later, and I have had another VPI machine in

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VPI Avenger Turntable - Hi-Fi+

Ironically, VPI was one of the first companies to take the need to mount multiple cartridges seriously. It has long offered its own solution to the issue of mono or 78 replay in the shape of the JMW tonearm, with its interchangeable arm-tops, a system so effective and easy to use that it has become essential to my reviewing activities.

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VPI – Traveler Turntable | Audio House Denver

Made in America, the Traveler features an ultra low friction ABEC-5 pre-loaded ball bearing assely with friction levels almost as low as our unipivot arms. The Traveler is the focus of VPI’s new engineering group providing the customer with quality sound and ease of use at an affordable price. Turntable Features: 10.5” Gialed Tonearm

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VPI Prime Scout Turntable | Audio Advice

VPI makes changing from 33 to 45 on the Prime Scout a simple matter of moving the belt to the lower groove on the motor pulley. The Prime Scout does not come with a dust cover, but there are aftermarket options available in the $300 or so price range from a couple of companies. The VPI turntables all come with a very solid RCA connection block.

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VPI Prime 21+ Belt-driven Turntable | Hi-Fi News

Apr 07, 2021· A 2021 refresh of VPI''s most popular turntable also sees a ''plus'' option with bespoke moving-coil from Audio-Technica and RCA tonearm cable sourced from Nordost By no means a newcomer to the audiophile LP-spinning scene – the brand is some 40 years young – VPI''s recent range expansion has doubtless been further fuelled by the worldwide ''vinyl revival''.

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Turntable bearing noise - Audiogon Discussion Forum

Mar 07, 2016· The Bearing Ball should be an easy replacement, one should be able to acquire a new Ball from either VPI themselves, or other suppliers like Boca Bearing. The Bearing Ball is .250" diameter. Some have even replaced the Ball with such as Ceramic. Either Ball, or Thrust Plate can wear due to lack of lubriion, or just many countless hours of Play.

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VPI Prime 21+ Belt-driven Turntable | Hi-Fi News

Apr 07, 2021· A 2021 refresh of VPI''s most popular turntable also sees a ''plus'' option with bespoke moving-coil from Audio-Technica and RCA tonearm cable sourced from Nordost By no means a newcomer to the audiophile LP-spinning scene – the brand is some 40 years young – VPI''s recent range expansion has doubtless been further fuelled by the worldwide ''vinyl revival''.

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Turntable Motor Noise and Vibration - From Vinyl To Plastic

Apr 11, 2020· Mount it in a heavy, totally separate assely, not attached to the main turntable – Project, EAT, VPI and others; Use a suspended sub-chassis for the platter that is isolated from the turntable motor mounting plate – Thorens, Linn and others; Resiliently mount the motor into the turntables main body – many lower cost turntables

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VPI Prime 21+ review | What Hi-Fi?

Nov 11, 2020· (Image credit: VPI) Anyone familiar with VPI''s Prime turntable will find the 21+’s sound instantly recognisable but with improved clarity and precision. This is an immensely confident record player. While sounding big and bold, its presentation is pleasingly underpinned with heaps of subtlety when the music demands.

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VPI Scout 1.1 Turntable Simply put, one of the best values

Ten years later, you have a bearing that works flawlessly and takes the table to a new level. Setting up the turntable was an interesting exercise and I would have loved to use two armwands to mount both of my cartridges. These eyes are not as good as they used to be, so it was a bit of work to get each one mounted correctly on the tonearm.

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VPI Scout Jr. - Audio Connection

VPI Scout Jr. The VPI Scout Jr. is a ready to use out of the box high-end entry level turntable, complete with a pre-mounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge. The new tonearm is 9 inches long with a Yoke type vertical bearing and turntable like horizontal bearing, it is the perfect solution to enjoying your music!

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VPI - TRAVELER TURNTABLE | Shop Music Direct

In sing with Music Direct about the arm, VPI co-founder Harry Weisfeld says: "This new VPI tonearm, designed specifically for the Traveler turntable, is based on some tried and true methods of making gyroscopes, but with a few cool engineering twists. The four Gial bearings are made of extremely sharp, hardened-steel male points going

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VPI Scout Jr Turntable - VPI Industries - Norman Audio

The VPI Scout Jr. is a ready to use out of the box high-end entry level turntable, complete with a pre-mounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge. The tonearm is 9 inches long with a Yoke type vertical bearing and damped turntable like horizontal bearing, it is …

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VPI Scout 1.1 Turntable Simply put, one of the best values

Ten years later, you have a bearing that works flawlessly and takes the table to a new level. Setting up the turntable was an interesting exercise and I would have loved to use two armwands to mount both of my cartridges. These eyes are not as good as they used to be, so it was a bit of work to get each one mounted correctly on the tonearm.

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Turntables - VPI INDUSTRIES

Player Turntable $2,000.00 $2,000.00 Cliffwood Turntable $1,500.00 $1,500.00 Store. Turntables Tonearms Electronics Demo/Used Cartridges Custom/Designer Cleaning Parts Turntable Accessories Swag. VPI Info. About Us Dealerships Products. Support

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VPI new turntable- Prime 21 - Audiogon Discussion Forum

Jun 18, 2021· Also there’s no speed feedback which really matters as the motor, belt, bearing and lubriion temperature changes. I suffered with this inferior design on my VPI Classic 4 for several years before I decided to upgrade the motor to the Sota Total Eclipse, including the Condor power supply and RoadRunner controller.

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VPI bearing oil/grease? - Audiogon Discussion Forum

Oct 12, 2013· Yep, the newer, inverted Bearing use-require grease. The older, non-inverted, well type bearings used Oil. When Mike at VPI suggested-recommended an Oil such as Mobil 1, either 5-50W, or 10-30W, he wasn''t haphazardly guessing. These synthetic Oils have very good properties making them ideal for use for their Platter Bearings.

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Bearing Lubricant- Vinyl Engine - The Home of the Turntable

Nov 07, 2011· On my Classic, which has the newer inverted bearing, I use VPI''s "Magic Grease" which is nothing more than white lithium grease (I lucked into a tube on eBay for small money). With both tables, I try to clean and re-lube about once every 6 months.

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Vpi Classic Manual date, the outstanding industrial design, the list goes on and on substantiating why the VPI Classic Direct Drive Turntable is the most advanced and technically superior turntable ever designed. Please

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VPI Prime Turntable Manual

To avoid damage to the 3D tonearm, use one of the washers supplied by VPI under the screw heads and do not tighten the screws too tight. For cartridges with pass-through mounting holes, use the hardware supplied with the tonearm. Be sure to use washers under the screw heads. The tonearm wires are color-coded as follows:

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How do you lubrie a VPI Scoutmaster turntable | Steve

Mar 04, 2015· The manual says: "After at least one year of use, the platter bearing and motor will need to be lubried. For the platter bearing, use .25 teaspoon of white lithium grease. For the motor, use 1 drop of 40-weight motor oil below the brass piece." So am I correct that I need to put the white lithium grease over the shaft at the top of the ball

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VPI - Prime 21 Turntable - Music Direct

Designed for hassle-free setup, simple operation, and transfixing sound, the U.S.A.-made VPI Prime 21 turntable epitomizes all that''s endlessly addictive, fun, and tangible about high-end analog. Start with the pre-mounted, 10.5-inch 3D-printed gial-bearing tonearm, which equals the acclaimed performance of VPI''s older uni-pivot arms all the