CLEARAUDIO: Ovation & Clarify turntable & tonearm – test review

Stereophile magazine ….. Like many audiophiles, I cohabit with someone who understands my audio obsession but has no desire to share it. That someone is my wife. Since I began writing for Stereophile, Ashley has helped me carry amplifiers, tape up boxes for shipping, and found room in our house for all the extra components and […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Virtuoso Wood MM phono cartridge – test review. Stereophile Magazine.

  There is no better time than now to invest in audiophile-quality vinyl playback gear. I’ll bet even Mikey Fremer would be surprised at the amount of new vinyl releases and reissues and used vinyl available to music-lovers today. And the choices available to audiophiles seeking turntables, tonearms, phono cartridges, and phono preamps is greater […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Concept record player test review – by Michael Fremer / Stereophile

Enticing more music lovers to try vinyl requires a foolproof, plug’n’play solution. Asking a member of the digital generation to install a cartridge in a tonearm and then set up the VTA, SRA, VTF, etc. is asking too much. It’s easier to make such a request of someone already bitten by the analog bug, but […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Champion 2 turntable & Unify tonearm with Benz Micro L2 phono cartridge – test review

Stereophile: Turntables are intrinsically cool. Maybe it’s that I am of the pre-CD generation, for which the acquisition of one’s first really good turntable marked an audiophile’s coming of age. Just as turntable technology has progressed to such awe-inspiring pieces as the SME 30/2 andRockport Technologies Sirius III, less stratospherically priced ‘tables now offer levels of performance that, if […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Concept turntable test review

Many vinyl enthusiasts start with a $500 turntable because a good number of models are available from well respected manufacturers at this attractive price point. Another reason is that virtually all turntables at this price point come ready to play out of the box, fitted with an aligned cartridge. There’s no question that for someone […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Concept turntable package now available in four editions

They say: The Clearaudio Concept turntable has been an undisputed success, winning an impressive four What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision ‘Product of the Year’ / ‘Best Turntable’ awards as well as being an international bestseller for the German brand. The Concept’s concept is brilliantly simple: to deliver an elegantly styled turntable package featuring a level […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Concept turntable package now available in four editions

They say: The Clearaudio Concept turntable has been an undisputed success, winning an impressive four What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision ‘Product of the Year’ / ‘Best Turntable’ awards as well as being an international bestseller for the German brand. The Concept’s concept is brilliantly simple: to deliver an elegantly styled turntable package featuring a level […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Their MC – The Essence Of Music

They tell us ….. Like the company’s Concept MC, design, the Essence MC’s body is constructed from a high-density aluminium-magnesium alloy, which is then coated with a ceramic layer. The moving coil’s design features a boron cantilever, microline stylus and Clearaudio-patented moving coil generator wth OFC copper coils. For an entry-level design, users will appreciate the […]

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CLEARAUDIO: TT5 linear tonearm

Paul Rigby says ….. Clearaudio’s ‘TT’ range of tonearms moves tangentially, with the stylus propelling the tonearm along a linear bearing. This bearing comprises a carriage running on rollers along a polished glass rail. Since the record groove, stylus, cantilever and tonearm are aligned, no side forces are generated and so no anti-skating compensation is […]

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CLEARAUDIO: TT5 – the more affordable tangential tonearm

  They told us ….. With the new TT5, German analogue masters Clearaudio offer vinyl fans a more affordable entry point into tangential tonearm technology. The first tangential tonearm (also known as ‘linear tracking’, ‘parallel tracking’ or ‘straight line’) was reportedly devised by Thomas Edison and featured on the Edison Phonograph from 1877. But the […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Statement V2

They say ….. “Take the best and make it better,” has always been the driving motto of the Suchy family, the team behind the Clearaudio brand. But how exactly do you improve on the ‘world’s finest turntable’? Originally launched in 2006, the Clearaudio Statement was lauded worldwide as a “masterpiece of engineering” which had truly […]

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CLEARAUDIO: They extend their entry-level offering with new Essence MC cartridge

They tell us ….. “Take the best and make it better,” has always been the driving motto of the Suchy family, the team behind the Clearaudio brand. And it’s one that applies to every product in the brand’s extensive range – from the ultra high-end to a small but growing collection of entry-level temptations. Clearaudio […]

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CLEARAUDIO: Double Matrix Professional Sonic record cleaning machine

They say ….. As the vinyl revival continues to accelerate, record collectors are realising the importance of keeping their beloved collections clean and pristine. Playing records contaminated with dust, dirt, fingerprints and other undesirables will not only negatively affect the sound quality but can also cause damage to both record and stylus. And it’s not […]

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