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VPI Signature DS


The first star of this lineup is our brand-new Signature DS!  The Signature DS takes the best aspects of our Signature 21 and trickles down the performance in a more affordable package. Standard with a Gimbal 3D arm, HW-40 isolation feet, Double Stacked chassis with a metal dampening plate.

"By getting out of the way entirely, the VPI Prime simply let the cartridge do its intended job. Most other turntables make this music ‘fall’ out of the speakers, but with the VPI it just sang!"  - Alan Sircom, HiFi +

The VPI Prime is a solidly built, audiophile quality turntable utilizing modern technology including a remarkable 10” 3D printed tonearm that can accommodate a wide range of cartridges ... what more can one ask for at $4000? - Karl Sigman, Audiophilia

VPI Prime Gimbal 10-3D
Bearing Type: Full Gimbal Bearing
Internal Wire: VPI Copper weave

Pivot to spindle: 258 mm
Effective length: 273.4 mm
Effective mass: 10.2g.
Overhang: 15.4 mm
Offset angle: 19.98 degrees
Average RMS distortion: 0.31%

Material: 3D Technology Consisting of but not limited to Epoxy resin and Delrin materials, copper, aluminum and steel 

Product Notes: Adjustable Counterweight, Azimuth side weights, VTA, and Limo Connection

Technical Specifications


Chassis Composition: Vinyl Wrapped MDF and Steel

Platter Type & Size: 12" Aluminum, 20lbs

Tonearm Included: JMW-10-3D Tonearm

Motor RPM: 300 RPM

Motor Pulley Accuracy: +/- .0005"

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

Available Upgrades:

  • ​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

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