VPI ARIES 3D
A Very Special Turntable.
A limited edition - one of 30 manufactured by VPI. The model is VPI Aries 3D Limited Edition!
The table still has the protective plastic covering on the plinth that is installed at the factory.
Absolutely the best sounding turntable in our store.
The 12" tonearm is 3D printed.
The VPI Aries 3D takes the best aspects of the HR-X but reduces the turntable to manageable size for music lovers to work with. It’s most notable feature is it’s customization making it a diverse piece of prime audio equipment.
Music lovers get the incredible Stereophile Class A JMW 3D arm (also known as the Aries 3D). Equipped with an outboard signature stainless steel motor, the Aries 3D a smooth yet quiet output and is complimented by the JMW 3D tonearm. The VPI Aries 3D was created with an unmistakable design and musical sound at the footprint of a table that can fit in your own home.
Both platter and bearing are inspired by the HR-X design and the chassis is modeled after the Triple-Plinth Design of the HR-X. The VPI Aries 3D is equipped with a 5/8th-inch thick layer of aluminum settled between two layers of 5/8th-inch acrylic. VPI also included HR-X center weights and as well as the VPI periphery ring to keep your records level and perfectly coupled to the platter.
The platter has been revised to a two-inch aluminium just like the Classic Signature and incorporates an inverted bearing similar to that found in the HR-X. The bearing shaft is 60 Rockwell hardness, ground and polished, while the platter rotates on a Teflon/Delrin composite thrust plate for ultra low noise.