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Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Turntable

The Debut Carbon Pro-Ject Turntable $400

Pro-Ject is an Austrian company that has been making turntables for decades. The Debut Carbon is considered my the world Hi-Fi Press, to be one of the best sounding, well built high quality vinyl playing devices that is affordable... $400. Key to its sonic excellence is a carbon fiber tonearm. Carbon Fiber is very rigid, but light weight, so the tonearm, along with its excellent bearings allows the phono cartridge to accurate trace the record groove. It is a belt drive design and is premouted with an Ortofon 2M Red cartridge.

Yamaha Stereo Receiver

The Yamaha Stereo Receiver R-S300 $329

The driving force in home audio has been home theater, audio equipment optimized for watching surround sound movies. AV Receivers include five, seven and even nine amplifiers with all kinds of digital processing. The result, too much stuff in a box results in less sound quality. There are plenty of stereo only components, but they tend to be rather expensive, Yamaha is one of the very few that still offers a line a very high quality stereo only AM FM receivers. The R-S300 included here is rated 50 watts x 2. It sounds better than many 100 watt AV receivers. It includes old fashioned bass and treble knobs, and a direct input with phono preamp. We sell a lot of these!

Quad Speaker

Quad 11L Series II Bookshelf Speakers. $800

The Quad full range electrostatic loudspeakers have been made since 1957. More audio gurus would say the Quad is the closest to the musical truth than any other speaker. They sell for $14,000. But, Quad also offers conventional technology (not electrostatic) bookshelf speakers. These have a Kevlar woofer which is very lightweight, so it can moves very fast. They are as beautiful to look at as they sound. They have real wood cabinets with 7 layers of laquer finish.

Total of Components: $1529

Special SALE Package Price... $999

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