VPI HW-40 Direct Drive Turntable 40th Anniversary Black Edition

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The VPI HW-40 Black Edition marks the continuation of VPI's award-winning direct drive lineage, celebrating over 40 years of innovation in turntable design.

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VPI HW-40 Black Edition: A New Era of Direct Drive 

The VPI HW-40 Black Edition marks the continuation of VPI's award-winning direct drive lineage, celebrating over 40 years of innovation in turntable design. Inspired by the Classic Direct's groundbreaking technology and Stereophile Magazine's Class A+ rating, the HW-40 Black Edition elevates the listening experience with its advanced direct drive motor, ensuring unparalleled sound clarity and precision.

Revolutionary Design and Performance

Designed to commemorate VPI's 40th anniversary, the HW-40 Black Edition incorporates the latest advancements in motion control and material technologies. Featuring a full Gimbal Bearing and the VPI Fatboy Gimbal 12-3D tonearm with Nordost Reference Wire, this turntable is crafted for audiophiles seeking the ultimate in vinyl playback quality.

Premium Build Quality

With its chassis composed of aluminum and machined acrylic, the HW-40 Black Edition boasts a 12" aluminum platter weighing 25 lbs, ensuring stable and resonance-free playback. The direct drive motor offers exceptional torque and precise speed monitoring, delivering an audio experience that's both dynamic and engaging.

Technical Specifications

Feature Detail
Chassis Composition Aluminum and Machined Acrylic
Platter Type & Size 12" Aluminum Platter, 25 lbs
Tonearm JMW-12- Fatboy Gimbal
Motor Type Direct Drive
Motor Torque 2.68 Nm/sec
Start/Stop Time 1 Second
Speed Monitoring 2,500 pulses/revolution
Footprint (WxD) 21¾" x 16 ¾"
Overall Size (WxDxH) 22" x 17" x 10"
Total Weight 70 lbs

Experience the future of vinyl playback with the VPI HW-40 Black Edition, where innovative design meets the highest standards of audio performance. Dive into your vinyl collection and discover new depths in your favorite recordings, brought to life with unprecedented clarity and detail.

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