VPI Prime X
The Prime turntable was the first step in a new direction for VPI. Using best practices in efficiency and lean manufacturing the Prime brought a high-performance product that punched way above its price point. The Prime featured the first of VPI turntables with a 3D Unpivot JMW tonearm as the standard production model.
The Prime X takes takes those original concepts but with upgraded HW-40 isolation feet as well as having the 3D-12 JMW as the standard tonearm.
VPI JMW 12 3D Tonearm
Pivot to spindle: 300 mm
Internal Wire: VPI Copper weave
Effective length: 313.0 mm
Effective mass: 10.5g.
Offset angle: 17.37 degrees
Average RMS distortion: 0.267%
Material: 3D Technology Consisting of but not limited to Epoxy resin and Delrin materials
Product Notes: Adjustable Drop Counterweight, Azimuth side weights, VTA, and Limo Connection.
Chassis Composition: Vinyl Wrapped MDF and Steel
Platter Type & Size: 12" Aluminum, 20lbs
Tonearm Included: JMW-12
Motor: 300 RPM, 24 pole, AC synchronous motor
Wow and flutter: .05%
Speed Accuracy: .05%
Rumble: 80 db Down
Footprint: 19 ½" x 13 ¾"
Overall Size: 21 ⅜" x 15 ¾"
Total Weight: 44lbs
Reviews & Awards
Periphery Ring Clamp - Improves record warp reduction and the shelf life of your cartridge.
Analog Drive System (ADS) - Improves accuracy and speed adjustment.
Reference Feet - Improves isolation and makes it even more quiet between the notes.
Fatboy Tonearm - Gimbal or Unpivot