Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Goldmund and Thorens Turntable

Goldmund Ref II Table is $300,000.00
This Goldmund turntable is without doubt every music enthusiasts' including HK Snob’s dream gadget.. The Reference II turntable features a degree of refinement and a number of never-seen-before features. The turntable features a 20kg platter machined to a hundredth of a millimeter, a motor vibration-shielded by 15kg of brass, and teflon-insulated signal-caring electronics. Other specs include cog-free motor with lowest electrical and mechanical noise, liquid-nitrogen-rectified belt, touch controls integrated in the tabletop specially designed new Goldmund T8 straight-line tone arm with total weight of 7 kg. Limited editions of 25 units are sold on sub but only the super-rich will be able to buy it as the price tag of US$300,000. Goldmund produces a maximum of 5 units per year. There are only about 25 on the planet so far. This is somewhat similar design of Thorens Reference or Thorens Prestige, but Thorens price is more friendly though both are from Switerland.Thorenz nowadays produce mid-low end turn table only. whereas Thorens produced one of the best turntables from 60-80s, The famous TD-124 for example, and these Reference series turntables!
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