“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.
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
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
VTA on the Fly
Periphery Ring (only compatible with Prime Platter)
Stainless Steel Center Weight
3D Printed tonearm
Analog Drive System (ADS)