EAR-Yoshino Master Disk Turntable

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EAR-Yoshino Master Disk turntable

The current resurgence of the LP has a new
champion! Amid the many new turntables gracing the market, few if any offer
many novel features as EAR Master Disk. But this is not novelty for the
sake of it,
and we are proud to announce a new raising of standards.
Most striking perhaps is the all-new _no contact_ drive
system. The need to transfer power to the platter of a turntable has always
been a source of trouble, as any system with the capacity to transfer power

Available with or without arm
by the very same means transfer vibration too. Flexible rubber belts have
proved a fairly satisfactory solution, but suffer problems of slip and
slightly uncertain speed, and they also pull the platter sideways which can
result in stability problems.

Now Tim de Paravicini, the renowned designer of EAR
amplifiers, has come up with an ingenious solution that solves all these
problems. A low-noise motor, controlled by a carefully optimised servo
drives a sub-platter via a toothed belt. This immediately eliminates slip
ensures that speed is absolutely controlled. The sub-platter drives the
platter via a clever arrangement of opposing magnets. Again, this cannot
but it allows just enough compliance to filter out any remaining vibration
the motor and belt, whilst applying a fully symmetric driving force.

Bearings are another problem for any turntable designer. We
have solved this by using precision Swiss angular contact bearings which
are at
least as quiet as the more common _point contact_ types but wear much
slowly, so that performance after years of use will be as good as on

The platter is made of an ultra-low resonance composite of
resin and inorganic filler, accurately machined and supported on an
aluminium chassis. Adjustable damped feet support the assembly and all the
usual arm types can be mounted and adjusted with ease.

For the ultimate in flexibility all three speeds - 33, 45
and 78 - are offered, with a fine adjustment control for 78 to accommodate
discs cut at non-standard speeds.

Truly a turntable for the connoisseur!

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UK ORDERS:  We despatch the bulk of our UK mainland items on a 24 hour service – Free of Charge.  Non Mainland locations - Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, the Scilly Isles, the Scottish highlands and Islands, the Channel Islands and Northern Ireland may take a day or so longer and are not Free of Charge. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail recorded delivery or special delivery. Larger items are delivered using a courier service such as Interlink Express, DPD, UPS or DHL. 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: We offer competitive rates which can be confirmed by email. Please just ask – we will need a full delivery address and telephone number. Smaller items are delivered using Royal Mail Small Packets Airmail with International Tracked and/or Signed depending on value of item and availability of the service. Larger International shipments are sent by insured and tracked services using DPD, DHL or UPS. If there are any delays due to specific customs regulations, etc, you will be contacted by Turntableworld or by the courier with a request for any further information required. Customs duties do not apply for shipments into any EU country (for a full list please refer to the EU Country List). Customs duties can apply for countries outside of the EU. Customers in these countries are responsible for all taxes and duties incurred when the items enter their country.

COLLECT IN STORE OR HOME INSTALL:At the request of the manufacturer some items cannot be supplied by mail order but you can click and buy them and then elect to collect them from our store or arrange a home install (if applicable). Applicable items clearly state that they are Collect in store or home install. Once ordered you will receive a message prompting you to contact us by phone or email to arrange for us to deliver and install or to reserve and collect from our store at your convenience, you will also be advised of the delivery time / stock availability as not all Home install / collect in store items are held in stock. 

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