The Audio Note TT1 turntable is a three point fully floating suspended sub chassis model derived from the award winning Systemdeck IIX. The platter is a acrylic platform and drive to the platter is provided by a round rubber belt.
Avaliable also in Black Ash.
Shown here with an AN1 arm and an IQ cartridge
This model also employs the three point fully floating suspended sub chassis principle
but uses a three motor AC system for the transmission of power to the acrylic platter -
the principle being that the platter is light and for absolute rock stable revolutions of
the platter the energy lies in the motors and their transmission rather than the energy
stored in the mass of the platter - and as a result produces a very lively dynamic signal
The AC motors are driven by a crystal locked power supply so therefore are not
dependent or affected by fluctuations of the mains and indeed as a result of this are very
A variety of different plinths are available - some of which are shown opposite ranging
from the standard Black Ash to Ash, Mahogany, Cherry and a host of elegant woods and
A number of different arm boards can be supplied to cover most makes of tonearm - so please specify with the order.
Shown here with an AN2 arm and an IO cartridge
operates on exactly the same principles as the TT3 taken further - ie bigger is better -
the three motors are more than double the size of the ones used in the TT3 and the power
supply is huge! The platter is made from Lexan - a bullet proof material - Why? you may
ask (and so do I).
The plinth is crafted from a choice of beautifully finished woods so not
only is it one of the best sounding decks, it looks stunning too - (one to remember
then you're contemplating squeezing it past your partner, who just happens to be standing
by the front door hands on hips, as you arrive home with a grin like a Cheshire cat and a
bunch of roses under the other arm).
See, I told you the power supply was big!
This page was updated on: 06 Aug 1998
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