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Linn Turns Up Its High-Performing Sondek Turntable a Few Notches
Linn's 35-year-old flagship Sondek LP12 turntable model now has three upgrades for even better audiophile quality.
Linn turntable
Linn’s Sondek LP12
April 19, 2007 by Arlen Schweiger

Scottish manufacturer Linn must truly appreciate its audiophile following. It recently gave them three upgrades to a product it introduced in 1972, to enhance a music format that most people don’t listen to anymore.

Linn premiered its new Sondek LP12 SE turntable earlier this year with the new features:
Ekos SE tone arm—a machined titanium tone arm
Keel—a sub-chassis, arm board and arm collar machined from one solid aluminum piece
Trampolin—a new aluminum base board

The LP-12 Mechanical, in standard Black Ash, Rosenut, Cherry or Maple in the U.S. runs about $2,800.

Among the Sondek LP12’s high-performance features are a patented, low-noise, single-point bearing to eliminate noise and optimize information retrieval, and a high-mass, perfectly balanced, belt-driven platter to maintain speed stability, according to Linn.

Check out www.linn.co.uk for further information.

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Arlen Schweiger - Contributor, Electronic House Magazine
Arlen writes about home technology installations and product news and reviews for electronichouse.com and Electronic House magazine.

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