Prime Scout

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“Rather, this is a flat-out, unconditional, “Holy Mother of Crap, I can’t believe how good this thing is” recommendation. It’s hard to imagine another way of spending $****.** that will add this much to your system.” – Art Dudley – Sterophile

Re-introducing the audio world to the best-selling VPI table of all time! Better than the old one, better than it should be at this price! The Scout has become one of the world’s best-reviewed turntable! The Scout is so simple to set-up, you can have the table up and running in just minutes.

Features

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The Turntable:

1.25″ thick premium textured vinyl covered MDF bonded to a 12 gauge steel plate.

Machined 1 3/8″ thick 6061 aluminum platter.

Platter rotates on an oil bath bearing and fitted to shaft with a #2 Jacob’s Taper for a concentric rigidly mounted coupling.

The bearing has a PEEK thrust disc and machined graphite impregnated brass bushings using a Thompson Engineering 60 Rockwell case hardened shaft.

300 RPM AC synchronous motor is contained in a separate steel housing and drives the platter with smooth, quiet operation.

Includes a screw down record clamp that eliminates warps

Cartridge not included

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Specifications:

Wow and flutter:  <.1%

Speed Accuracy:  <.03%

Rumble: >75db down

Overall Dimensions 21 ⅜” x 15 ¾”

Footprint is 19 ½” x 13 ¾”

54 lbs packing weight

Available Upgrades:

Prime Platter

VTA on the Fly

Periphery Ring (only compatible with Prime Platter)

Stainless Steel Center Weight

3D Printed tonearm

Analog Drive System (ADS)