TW-Acustic

Raven AC

TW-Acustic have taken the exceptional properties of copper, and in conjunction with their special polymer they have developed a compound platter. The musical reproduction benefits from breathtaking soundstaging and stereo depth, the representation of the instruments gains substance. The whole sound characteristic becomes clearer and more relaxed. Platter drive is via a maintenance-free belt.

Regular price $15,000.00
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TW-Acustic have taken the exceptional properties of copper, and in conjunction with their special polymer they have developed a compound platter. The musical reproduction benefits from breathtaking soundstaging and stereo depth, the representation of the instruments gains substance. The whole sound characteristic becomes clearer and more relaxed. Platter drive is via a maintenance-free belt.

Listed price is for turntable only (no tonearm). Please call in for further details.

The AC version of the Raven has a modified motor control. The armboard is made from bronze as standard. Feet: three, ceramic bead blasted and silk matt black anodised aluminium, designed and built by TW ACUSTIC featuring ball and spring suspension. A significant update is the provision of a new motor control unit. This is even better than its predecessor and is designed to provide support for the three-motor drive option.

Weight:
Chassis 30 kg
Platter: 10 kg
Motor unit: 3 kg
Motor control unit: 2 kg

Dimensions:
450 mm x 400 mm (W x D)
Motor diameter: 119 mm
Total footprint: 600 mm x 400 mm (W x D)

Chassis construction:
Material: 60 mm TW ACUSTIC's proprietary Delrin-based compound, stainless disk rigidly screwed to chassis.

Feet:
Three, delrin and ball, height adjustable

Platter construction:
Material: 10 mm copper in combination with 60 mm of our special compound let into and screwed together.

Bearing:
Bronze bearing, 16 mm hard metal shaft with ball on top, running on a thrust washer of 'Material S ® (green)'. This is a special low-pressure PE based material with a very low coefficient of friction and very high wear resistance, giving a long maintenance free life without the need for additional lubrication. Bushing is machined exactly to fit the bearing with zero float, yet remains replaceable.

Motor:
Case made from stainless steel and delrin.

Motor control unit:
controlled by a microcontroller, ready for 3 motor drive

Armboard:
Up to four tonearms may be fitted.