Luxman PD-151 MARK II Record Player Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Analog sources: SME Model 30/2A, Roksan TMS, Brinkmann La Grange, Garrard 301, Thorens TD124, Linn Sondek LP12, and Technics SL-1000 Mk2A turntables. Graham Model 2.2; SME Series V, IV.Vi, 309, 3009; Brinkmann 12.1; Breuer Dynamic Type 8; Technics EPA-100; Linn Ittok LVII; Fidelity Research FR-64S; Eminent Technology ET2 tonearms. Dynavector DRT XV-1s, Grado Legacy Epoch, Ortofon Cadenza Blue, Koetsu Urushi and Rosewood, Linn Troika, Luxman LMC-5, Kiseki Purple Heart, Red Rose Petal 2, Denon DL-103, Audio Note IQ3 phono cartridges. Technics RS-1520 reel to reel, Nakamichi Dragon cassette deck.
Preamplification: PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium, Croft Vitale line preamplifiers; Parasound JC 3 Jr., Fosgate Signature, Vendetta Research SCP-2B, Sutherland Little Loco phono preamplifiers.
Power amplifiers: Audio Note P2 SE Signature, Belles 150A, Conrad-Johnson Classic Sixty.
Integrated amplifier: Pass Labs INT-150.
Loudspeakers: Quad ESL-57 electrostatics with Gradient SW-57 woofers; PSB Synchrony One; HSU Research TN1220 (2) and SVS SB-2000 Pro subwoofers.
Cables: Cardas Neutral Reference and Golden Reference interconnects; Hovland tonearm; Cardas Neutral Reference speaker.
Accessories: Shunyata Denali 6000/S and Shunyata Hydra V-Ray power conditioners; ASC Tube Traps and Room Tune room treatments; Zoethecus Z4 rack; Sicomin platform, Target TT5T stands, and Goldmund cones; Audio Desk Systeme Pro and VPI HW17 record cleaning machines.—Michael Trei

Luxman Corporation
1-3-1 Shinyokohama
Kouhoku-ku, Yokohama-shi
Kanagawa 222-0033, Japan
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volvic's picture

A terrific read from Mike and I think, nailed the capabilities of this player in his write-up. That said, I think it is very unfortunate that Luxman stopped making the magnificent PD-171AL, what a terrific turntable that was.