Clearaudio Ovation & Clarify turntable & tonearm Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Belt-driven turntable with resonance-optimized chassis and decoupled DC motor, self-adjusting speed control, and dynamically balanced POM platter 1.5" (40mm) thick. Speeds: 331/3, 45, 78rpm. Main bearing: polished ceramic shaft in sintered bronze bushing, Ceramic Magnet Bearing (CMB). All turntable feet fine-adjustable. Rumble (DIN IEC 98 by method A): –92dB. Speed accuracy: <±0.03%.
Dimensions: 16.5" (420mm) W by 6" (115mm) H by 14" (350mm) D. Weight (with Clarify tonearm): 34 lbs (15.5kg).
Serial number of unit reviewed: 0330017 (turntable), 7002 (Clarify tonearm), 7623 (Talisman v2 Gold cartridge).
Prices: Ovation turntable, $4300 (comes with one interchangeable armboard; must specify mount type); with Clarify tonearm, $5500. Talismann V2 Gold cartridge, $1750. Basic+ phono preamplifier, $1000. Approximate number of dealers: 70. Warranty: 5 years.
Manufacturer: Clearaudio Electronic GmbH, Spardorferstrasse 150, Unit 3, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany. Tel: (49) (0)1805-059595. Fax: (49) (0)9131-51683. Web: US distributor: Musical Surroundings, 5662 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609. Tel: (510) 547-5006. Fax: (510) 547-5009. Web:

Clearaudio Electronic GmbH
US distributor: Musical Surroundings
5662 Shattuck Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 547-5006
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