SL1200 gets Funked!
Take your Technics SL1200 MKII up to the next level!
1. Strata - Platter... a new construction. FEA modelling produced a new construction.
A glass inner ring is constrained by an outer ring quickly to control the motion. Called “Strata”, its beauty lies in the fact that even as a flat disc, like-for-like, self-ringing is reduced by an order of magnitude. Repeating the tap test now, virtually no movement can be felt. Optimising its mass means the servo operates as intended. Bonding Achromat to Strata finishes it off making Strata the ideal record support.
A complex, precision-machined central hub supports Strata, interfaces with the bearing and takes the rotor magnet.
Certainly Strata is neither straightforward nor cheap to make. Not only has Strata exceeded the original design brief, built this way, – how a $20,000 deck, say, would be built – the exceptional performance takes it straight to the very high end. Is it any wonder that we feel this is simply the best platter system we know of for your 1200 series turntable.