SME: Model 20/12 turntable & 312S tonearm test review

Stereophile write ….. Much has happened in the analog world since I reviewed SME’s flagship Model 30/2 turntable for the March 2003 Stereophile (footnote 1). Back then, spending $25,000 on a turntable (without tonearm) was an odd extravagance intended only for those seriously committed to the format, and who already owned large LP collections. Although new LPs were being […]

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SME: 3009 Series III tonearm – test review

J. Gordon Holt writes as follows: The third iteration of SME’s 3009 is one of the most versatile tonearms around. For the same reason, it is also one of the most tedious to set-up because, since every parameter is adjustable, every parameter must be adjusted. To continue reading please click HERE. ===//=== Please click HERE […]

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SME: Model 30/2 turntable test review

Stereophile write …. Dense, compact, and built to run O-rings around the competition, SME’s flagship turntable makes every other design I’ve encountered—with the possible exception of Rockport’s System III Sirius—look almost homemade. I don’t mean to insult the many fine, well-engineered designs out there, but I’ve seen nothing else to compare with SME’s tank-like approach to spinning […]

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Top 10 Turntable Arms

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SME: 10 turntable test review

  Stereophile write ….. What do you want from a 21st-century record-playing device? I hear you: you want one that’s compact, well-made, easy to set up, holds its setup, sounds great, and doesn’t cost a lot. To Continue Reading Please Click Here ===//=== Please click HERE to access the entire BRITISH STEREO archive Please click HERE to […]

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