Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Bergmann Sleipner


Sleipner turntable system
Airsupported and aircentred turntable & linear tracking airbearing tonearm. Vacuum hold down.
Motorcontrol and airsupply.
Detailed description is comming up soon.
See technical specifications below.

Technical specifications

Airbearing design.
Vacuum hold down or clamp.
High precision digital controlled DC motor. Beltdriven.

Outer layer in 12mm Polyvinyl. Painted and handpolished.
Inner part is a 6 layer sandwich construction, in different materials for  optimum resonance control:
3 layers (boards) of powdered granite/epoxy binding material.
2 layers of aluminium.
1 layer of bitumen.

Aluminium platter supported and centred by air.
Bearing/airsupply creates a thin airfilm, both vertical and horizontal, between platter and bearing-  no mechanical noise- no friction.
Platter weight: 9,2kg.

Record Mat:
21mm, 3 layer construction:
2 layers of polycarbonate.
1 layer of acryllic.

Adjustable feet. Aluminium/ceraball construction.

400 x 495 x 230 (D x W x H).

Total weight: 

Linear tracking airbearing Tonearm.
Carbon armtube and headshell, molded in one piece, for optimum stifness.
Armtube damped inside.
Counter weight decoupled from armtube.
Internal tonearm wire in pure Silver.
Argento XLR pure Silver connectors, or WBT Nextgen RCA Silver connectors
Adjustable in all angles.

Effective mass: 

High precision digital controlled DC motor, with hallsensor and encoder.
Supported by a ultra and oversized power supply.
33 & 45rpm. Finetuning by microprocessor controlled pushbuttons.

440 x 99 x 105 (D x W x H)

Silent, clean, dry and smooth airflow.
Easy accessible dust filter, for easy cleaning or replacement.

440 x 226 x 232 (D x W x H)