Clearaudio's newest turntable is one of the most gorgeous designs ever built by the famed German analog perfectionists. The Ovation not only looks stunning, it sounds staggering.
*$6,200 without tonearm
*$8,500 with Tracer tonearm
*$11,000 with Universal 9" tonearm
Panzerholz wood/aluminum sandwich plinth
Plinth mass loaded and internally damped with stainless steel shot damping tiles
Adjustable leveling and locking feet from Innovation
40mm thick Delrin platter with weighted rim
Machined aluminum sub-platter
Inverted Ceramic Magnetic Bearing (CMB)
Decoupled 3 speed DC motor with Optical Speed Control (OSC)
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"
Speed variation: ± 0,03 %
Weight: approx. 30 lbs. incl. motor
Dimensions (WDH): 16.54" x 13.78" x 4.53"
Manufacturers guarantee: 2 Years (5 Years*)
*Only if the warranty card is filled out correctly and sent back within 2 weeks to Clearaudio