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Aluminium Platter std size but 3mm thicker finished in Satin Black finish 3.5KG weight




This precision  platter is CNC machined from solid aluminium round bar to very tight tolerances better than two thousandths of an inch.
This platter is 3mm deeper  in thickness
Solid aluminium is virtually free of any defects and thus perfect for a turntable platter. For reasons of cost (solid aluminium is very expensive and creates a lot of waste during machining) the original platter was cast aluminium and the casting process inevitably suffered from porosity and flaws within the casting these coupled with casting tolerances that can not easily produce a consistent thickness means the platter was not in balance which required the drilling of holes in the platter to try and balance it.
The  platter is as perfectly balanced achieved with modern state of the art machinery and selection of the best materials. This avoids the excessive vibration caused by a badly balanced rotating platter. Such a platter can cause unacceptable levels of noise and detrimental effects on sound quality.
The  mass greatly improves the platters inertia and this results in added bass delivery, stability of imaging etc. basically it has so much energy in rotation that it takes a lot to stop it spinning. The theory has been well employed over several years and oversize platters have been used by the likes of Shindo for his 301.
The inside central boss inside around the bush had been increased  to reduce spindle noise and is very close to the Shindo design.
We decided on this design for customers who want to keep   their deck looking std but want the benefits that the extra mass creates
This platter is anodised after machining to give a hard wearing surface.

Additional information

Weight 9.4 kg

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