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As much a work of art as functional audio equipment: The Metaxas & Sins Phonographic Perambulator No.1
As much a work of art as functional audio equipment: The Metaxas & Sins Phonographic Perambulator No.1
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The Metaxas PP! turntable will be showcased at the Munich High End Show as part of the Statement collection
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The Metaxas PP! turntable will be showcased at the Munich High End Show as part of the Statement collection
Typically curvy, the Phonographic Perambulator No.1 from Metaxas & Sins is expected to cost in the region of $35,000
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Typically curvy, the Phonographic Perambulator No.1 from Metaxas & Sins is expected to cost in the region of $35,000
Sapphire tube tonearms with jeweled bearings are currently under development ahead of a May 2018 product debut in Munich
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Sapphire tube tonearms with jeweled bearings are currently under development ahead of a May 2018 product debut in Munich
The Metaxas PP1's lathe-turned aluminum platter has wave-like formations on which rides an acrylic mat
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The Metaxas PP1's lathe-turned aluminum platter has wave-like formations on which rides an acrylic mat
The Metaxas PP! turntable will be showcased at the Munich High End Show as part of the Statement collection
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The Metaxas PP! turntable will be showcased at the Munich High End Show as part of the Statement collection
The main chassis of the Metaxas PP1 turntable is fashioned from a single block of 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum
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The main chassis of the Metaxas PP1 turntable is fashioned from a single block of 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum
Sapphire tube tonearms with jeweled bearings are currently under development ahead of a May 2018 product debut in Munich
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Sapphire tube tonearms with jeweled bearings are currently under development ahead of a May 2018 product debut in Munich
Typically curvy, the Phonographic Perambulator No.1 from Metaxas & Sins is expected to cost in the region of $35,000
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Typically curvy, the Phonographic Perambulator No.1 from Metaxas & Sins is expected to cost in the region of $35,000
As much a work of art as functional audio equipment: The Metaxas & Sins Phonographic Perambulator No.1
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As much a work of art as functional audio equipment: The Metaxas & Sins Phonographic Perambulator No.1

Audio engineer and designer of high-end audio equipment Kostas Metaxas has revealed another "kinetic art object" that will join his GQT Portable Recording Device No 1 for world premieres in May. The Phonographic Perambulator No.1 – or PP1 for short - is a typically curvy feast for the eyes that's promised to be a feast for audiophile ears, too.

The PP1's main chassis is fashioned from a single block of 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum (or titanium). A Swiss Maxor belt-drive system rotates a lathe-turned aluminum platter which has wave-like formations on which rides an acrylic mat.

The Metaxas PP1's lathe-turned aluminum platter has wave-like formations on which rides an acrylic mat
The Metaxas PP1's lathe-turned aluminum platter has wave-like formations on which rides an acrylic mat

Two tonearm mounts will be home to Sapphire tube tonearms with jeweled bearings that are currently under development ahead of the turntable's debut as part of the Statement collection at the Munich High End Show in May.

The PP1's rolling lines and gorgeous curves can only be seen as renders at the moment, but if previous creations are anything to go by, the final product won't vary from its digital template at all. No more details are being revealed at this time, but the price of this hand-made beauty is expected to be in the region of US$35,000.

Source: Metaxas & Sins

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