EAT has released a new, mid-priced, turntable. Paul Rigby reviews the C-Sharp turntable and its C-Note arm.

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EAT turntable

EAT has released a new, mid-priced, turntable. Paul Rigby reviews the C-Sharp turntable and its C-Note arm.

Based in Prague, in the Czech Republic, EAT is in the fortunate position of owning and sharing a factory with turntable giant, Pro-Ject (EAT boss, Jozefina Lichtenegger, is married to Pro-Ject's founder, Heinz Lichtenegger). All EAT turntable parts are made on site which keeps costs down. Jozefina Lichtenegger was keen to emphasise, though, that EAT is a wholly separate company and, apart from a few screws, shares nothing with Pro-Ject. In fact, the sixth floor of the factory is wholly EAT which includes it’s own infrastructure, staff and designers.

Addressing the turntable, Lichtenegger first discussed the C-Note arm, “It’s a hybrid Cardan/unipivot made from carbon fibre with copper internal cable,” she said. “You can change the azimuth and VTA with adjustable locking nuts. It comes with a silicon damping liquid plus a lightweight, aluminium headshell.”

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