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Opera Consonance Wax Engine Turntable

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The WAX Engine has been updated to include the Well Tempered Lab "Zero Clearance" design platter bearing. This is in cooperation with our Well Tempered Lab partners.

Design philosophy-Rotational Stability of the spindle
The Well Tempered Lab spindle rotates in a teflon bearing with a triangular hole. The apex of the triangle is orientated towards the motor. This results in vanishingly low friction and a high degree of stability.

Design philosophy- Bearing Noise
The Well Tempered bearing uses a Teflon thrust bearing. The stainless steel spindle has a precision point and rests into a small hole in the Teflon thrust bearing to achieve very low noise.
The DC motor is a high quality Mabuchi with a patented DC servo supply.

The tonearm is a new aluminium tonearm with cotton fibre internal damping.
Newly designed bearing system with precision machined cups encapsulating 4x tapered shafts in a gimbal fashion to control vibration and resonance in both vertical and horizontal motion whilst allowing secure tracking with even the most demanding of recordings.
The anti-skate mechanism is also quite unique providing a constantly gentle anti-skate across the whole surface of the recording.

All mounted on an aluminium "T" section chassis with isolation feet. A serious attempt to give the recordings their best shot.