In Praise Of A Very Well Made Thing: Reviving my SOTA Sapphire Turntable

Some History I bought my first serious stereo rig about 6 months into my first job fresh out of grad school, which would place that purchase somewhere around the summer of 1986. I dragged well worn LP copies of James Taylor’s That’s Why I’m Here and Michael Franks’ Objects of Desire (which in retrospect is a terrible … More In Praise Of A Very Well Made Thing: Reviving my SOTA Sapphire Turntable

In transit…

Well, two of my three packages have shipped out from Audio Note in Canada. The first to arrive will probably be the heaviest box containing the transformers. That the transformer box alone weighs about 38.5 pounds tells you something about the “serious iron” that this amp will pack. It should arrive here in Austin in … More In transit…