Let your vinyls show their soul with the BennyAudio Turntable

The history of the turntable dates back to the 19th century...

... and although the design or recording standards of vinyl records have changed a lot since then - one thing remains the same - the idea. The turntable is still an analog device, although full of modern solutions.

BennyAudio turntables are a tribute to the classics of the genre. The classic form of the plinth, classic tonearm, intuitive but still manual operation. It's a simple but uncompromising design that hides advanced solutions and modern materials.

Everything is done so that vinyl records sound as faithfully as possible, and each of them tells its own unique story. Because just like in life - the record may have scratches and crackles sometimes

Technical specification
The data given below may differ depending on the turntable version.

General information

The Immersion model is a development of the older brother concept – the T1 model. At Immersion, several solutions have been simplified without adversely affecting the turntable’s parameters. Immersion is also visually “thinner” although it weighs almost as much as muscular T1. The model has its own test carried out by Wojciech Pacuła in HIGHFIDELITY.PL magazine – issue April 2020 No. 192

Approx. 29 kg (one arm, without power supply)

Without arm

  • height 20 cm from the base to the level of the plate
  • depth 30 cm
  • width 48.5 cm 

33,33 / 45 RPM

Digital control

The turntable is available in different colors:

  • natural veneer in matt or gloss finish
  • any vinyl veneers according to the available colors and textures
  • micro-plasma anodized aluminum arm parts

Technical information

Plint in the main part made by hand from several layers of carefully selected beech plywood – glued and then twisted for greater rigidity.

The top and bottom of the plinth is closed with 10mm thick aluminum plates. In addition, between the aluminum and the main part of the plinth there is a 3mm thick stainless steel plate separated from the aluminum by a 2mm layer of vibration damping material.

The tonearm is bolted to a POM cylinder rigidly attached to the base of the plinth.

The design  allows one tonearm to be mounted.

The tonearm and plinth are fully grounded.

12.5-inch unipivot tonearm

Materials used:

  • headshell – micro-plasma anodised aluminum rigidly connected with the tonearm tube.
  • arm – damped carbon fiber, aluminum, stainless steel
  • 30AWG 5N PCOCC cabling. Connecting RCA connected cables – cartridge.
  • RCA connectors from the Australian company KLE Innovations

The arm is adjustable in every plane which makes it universal for many cartridges.

A hand-machined plate made of POM,  65mm thick, weight about 7.5 kg.

Available colors: black

POM is a construction material that works perfectly as a turntable platter due to its vinyl-like properties. This is also confirmed by other leading turntable manufacturers using POM platters in their top designs.

Inverted, hydrodynamic bearing.

The main part is the aluminum body, inside which the 15mm stainless steel core moves smoothly in a sleeve of synthetic material with very good sliding properties.

Contrary to commonly used bronze, the material mentioned is abrasion resistant. This confirms the use of this material in heavy industry and the automotive industry.

The platter mass is supported on a tungsten carbide ball (YG8). To reduce noise, a Teflon washer was used between the ball and steel core. The bearing base is made of POM and is rigidly bolted to the inner layer of the plinth.

The bearing is manually polished for minimal friction.

The brushless DC motor is embedded in the plinth in such a way as to minimize the negative impact of vibrations and their transmission to the platter and tonearm.

Speed tuning is done automatically every few revolutions with an accuracy of 12 bits (4096 accuracy positions which corresponds to voltage changes of 0.8 mV). A digital reflection sensor and driver programmed by BennyAudio were used for this purpose.

Switching 33.33 to 45 speeds is done with the button. It is possible to change over while the engine is running. The button backlight changes depending on the selected speed.


The speed deviation measured digitally (gyro – WOW 2sigma) during disc playback is +/- between 0.08 and 0.02%

Speed accuracy +/- 0.35%

12V DC ultra linear power supply from the Polish manufacturer

General information

The T1 model is the first commercial model from BennyAudio. in T1 it is possible to mount up to 2 arms – each 12.5 inches long. Model T1 can be seen in action during vinyl meetings organized by VINYLHOUSE

Approx. 30 kg (one arm, without power supply)

Without arm

  • height 25 cm from the base to the level of the plate
  • depth 30 cm
  • width 48 cm

33,33 / 45 RPM

Digital control

The turntable is available in different colors:

  • natural veneer in matt or gloss finish
  • any vinyl veneers according to the available colors and textures
  • micro-plasma anodized aluminum arm parts

Technical information

Plint in the main part made by hand from several layers of carefully selected beech plywood – glued and then twisted for greater rigidity.

The top and bottom of the plinth is closed with 10mm thick aluminum plates. In addition, between the aluminum and the main part of the plinth there is a 3mm thick stainless steel plate separated from the aluminum by a 2mm layer of vibration damping material.

The tonearm is bolted to a POM cylinder rigidly attached to the base of the plinth.

The design  allows up to two tonearms to be mounted.

The tonearm and plinth are fully grounded.

Materials used:

  • headshell – micro-plasma anodised aluminum rigidly connected with the tonearm tube.
  • arm – damped carbon fiber, aluminum, stainless steel
  • 30AWG 5N PCOCC cabling. Connecting RCA connected cables – cartridge.
  • RCA connectors from KaCsa

The arm is adjustable in every plane which makes it universal for many cartridges.

A hand-machined plate made of POM,  85mm thick, weight about 7.5 kg.

Available colors: black

POM is a construction material that works perfectly as a turntable platter due to its vinyl-like properties. This is also confirmed by other leading turntable manufacturers using POM platters in their top designs.

Inverted, hydrodynamic bearing.

The main part is the aluminum body, inside which the 15mm stainless steel core moves smoothly in a sleeve of synthetic material with very good sliding properties.

Contrary to commonly used bronze, the material mentioned is abrasion resistant. This confirms the use of this material in heavy industry and the automotive industry.

The platter mass is supported on a tungsten carbide ball (YG8). To reduce noise, a Teflon washer was used between the ball and steel core. The bearing base is made of POM and is rigidly bolted to the inner layer of the plinth.

The bearing is manually polished for minimal friction.

The brushless DC motor is embedded in the plinth in such a way as to minimize the negative impact of vibrations and their transmission to the platter and tonearm.

Speed tuning is done automatically every few revolutions with an accuracy of 12 bits (4096 accuracy positions which corresponds to voltage changes of 0.8 mV). A digital reflection sensor and driver programmed by BennyAudio were used for this purpose.

Switching 33.33 to 45 speeds is done with the button. It is possible to change over while the engine is running. The button backlight changes depending on the selected speed.

The speed deviation measured digitally (gyro – WOW 2sigma) during disc playback is +/- between 0.08 and 0.02%

Speed accuracy +/- 0.35%

24V DC ultra linear power supply from the Polish manufacturer

FAQ

The distributor of the BennyAudio turntable is the Media-Hit showroom in Gliwice. There, in addition to the turntable, you can find great audio equipment and listen to it in various configurations.

You can buy a turntable directly from the distributor or the manufacturer by directing a question via the contact form. Turntables are made to order and the implementation takes 1 to 2 months – details after ordering

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