concept active

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Features

Product specifications

The concept active package (also available in a ‘wood’ version) is available with either our innovative, frictionless, magnetic bearing concept tonearm or our Satisfy Kardan Aluminium tonearm. Choose too, from our specially developed moving magnet (MM) or moving coil (MC) concept cartridges.

All critical parameters from cartridge tracking weight to anti-skating are preadjusted in our factory. With the concept active’s integrated Clearaudio phonostage, move between headphone listening and listening over amp through your speakers.

The excellent integrated headphone amplifier is suitable for all premium, dynamic headphones.

Total weight

Approx. 7.6 kg (black/silver)
Approx. 8 kg (wood)

Dimensions

Width
420 mm
Depth
350 mm
Height
125 mm

Speed ranges

33 ⅓, 45 and 78 rpm

Material/color

Black with silver, black, wood or dark wood chassis

Package combination

Cartridge: Optional with concept MM or concept MC

Tonearm: Optional with concept or Satisfy Kardan black/aluminium

Techn. specifications concept active (MM/MC)
Construction Details Resonance-optimised body, highly compressed wood chassis, core of natural medium-density wood fibre within an aluminium surround and upper layer incorporating a high tech synthetic compound
Speed ranges 33 ⅓, 45 and 78 rpm
Drive unit Decoupled and resonance damped DC motor, flat belt-drive and plug-in power supply unit designed for worldwide use with all networks and power frequencies
Bearing Polished and tempered steel shaft in a sintered bronze bushing, runs on a mirror of Teflon
Platter Synthetic material, CNC-precision milled surface, 30mm thickness / 1.18 inch. Aluminium subplatter.
Speed accuracy (measured) ± 0.05 %
Power consumption Max. consumption: 5.5 Watt
Off mode: 0.0 Watt
Of the integrated phonopreamp by 1kHz +52 dB (MM mode)
+72 dB (MC mode)
Amplification of the integrated phonopreamp by 1kHz < 0,02 % (MM mode)
< 0,03 % (MC mode)
THD of the integrated phonopreamp -74 dB (MM mode)
-64 dB (MC mode)
S/N of the integrated phonopreamp ± 0,5 dB
RIAA accuracy of the integrated phonopreamp 47 kOhm
Max. output voltage of the integrated phonopreamp < 10V
Total weight Approx. 7.6kg (incl. tonearm and cartridge)
Dimensions (w/d/h in mm) Approx. 420 x 350 x 125 (with tonearm)
Warranty 2 years*
Techn. specifications concept active wood (MM/MC)
Construction Details Resonance-optimised body, highly compressed wood chassis, core of natural medium-density wood fibre within a wood surround and upper layer incorporating a high tech synthetic compound
Speed ranges 33 ⅓, 45 and 78 rpm
Drive unit Decoupled and resonance damped DC motor, flat belt-drive and plug-in power supply unit designed for worldwide use with all networks and power frequencies
Bearing Polished and tempered steel shaft in a sintered bronze bushing, runs on a mirror of Teflon
Platter Synthetic material, CNC-precision milled surface, 30mm thickness / 1.18 inch. Aluminium subplatter.
Speed accuracy (measured) ± 0.05 %
Power consumption Max. consumption: 5.5 Watt
Off mode: 0.0 Watt
Of the integrated phonopreamp by 1kHz +52 dB (MM mode)
+72 dB (MC mode)
Amplification of the integrated phonopreamp by 1kHz < 0,02 % (MM mode)
< 0,03 % (MC mode)
THD of the integrated phonopreamp -74 dB (MM mode)
-64 dB (MC mode)
S/N of the integrated phonopreamp ± 0,5 dB
RIAA accuracy of the integrated phonopreamp 47 kOhm
Max. output voltage of the integrated phonopreamp < 10V
Total weight Approx. 8.0 kg (incl. tonearm and cartridge)
Dimensions (w/d/h in mm) Approx. 420 x 350 x 125 (with tonearm)
Warranty 2 years*

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User manual

concept

09/2016

english language
PDF, ∼ 2.83 MB

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User manual

concept mc

11/2017

english language
PDF, ∼ 0.14 MB

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User manual

concept speed adjustment

11/2014

english language
PDF, ∼ 0.41 MB

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Irish Mail

For the record, this is my slickest ever turntable

12/2016

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Hi-Fi World

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09/2010

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Turning the tables

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