Victrola introduces Hello-Res variations of its Carbon and Onyx turntables | Digital Noch

Victrola, purveyor of music associated gadgets within the dwelling for 115 years, has introduced new entries into its turntable sequence with the launch of the Hello-Res Carbon and Hello-Res Onyx.

The Hello-Res fashions, based on Victrola, symbolize its “evolution within the high-fidelity wi-fi turntable class”. The Hello-Res side pertains to assist for Qualcomm’s aptX Adaptive Bluetooth, in addition to the most recent Bluetooth 5.4 connection.

Conventional customers aren’t stored out of the loop, as for these after a extra analogue listening expertise can plug in lively audio system or combine the turntables into component-based programs.

Different notable particulars embrace a low-resonance veneered MDF plinth in addition to “premium metallic turntable parts and platter” for a high-quality efficiency. There’s a switchable pre-amp with conventional analogue gold-plated RCA outputs, together with an auto-sensor to forestall the stylus from carrying out and custom-designed, detachable headshells.

For extra particulars on the Victrola vary of turntables, scroll down under. They’ll go on sale in early November 2023. Maybe they’ll make it onto our greatest turntables checklist…

Hello-Res Carbon

Victrola Hi-Res Carbon VPT-2500-2
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The Hello-Res Carbon is available in a two-toned end (black and silver) with Bluetooth assist as much as aptX Adaptive (apparently there’s no AAC included). This mannequin is the extra premium of the 2, with carbon fibre used within the building of the tonearm that additionally options an detachable headshell and adjustable counterweight. The Ortofon 2M Crimson cartridge goals to carry dynamic sound and heat to vinyl playback.

  • Worth: £599 / $599 / €499
  • Bluetooth assist: SBC, aptX, aptX-HD, aptX Adaptive
  • Outputs: RCA (built-in preamp), phono
  • Drive: Belt-drive
  • Speeds: 33.3 / 45RPM
  • Cartridge: Ortofon 2M Crimson

Hello-Res Onyx

Victrola Hi-Res Onyx VPT-1500-3
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The cheaper of the 2 new fashions, the Hello-Res Onyx is available in an all-black end and carries the identical Bluetooth assist however drops the carbon fibre tonearm and switches out the Ortofon 2M Crimson cartridge for an Audio Technica AT-V95ME, which Victrola says delivers “balanced and distortion-free audio playback”.

  • Worth: £399 / $399 / €499
  • Bluetooth assist: SBC, aptX, aptX-HD, aptX Adaptive
  • Outputs: RCA (built-in preamp), phono
  • Drive: Belt-drive
  • Speeds: 33.3 / 45RPM
  • Cartridge: Audio Technica AT-V95ME

Stream Carbon

Victrola Stream Carbon main
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A part of the ‘Works with’ Sonos program, you’ll be able to stream vinyl data instantly from the Stream Carbon to any Sonos speaker within the dwelling, with full integration into the Sonos app. It comes packaged with a carbon-fibre tonearm and be linked to a house community through Wi-Fi or the Ethernet port.

  • Worth: £899 / $799
  • Bluetooth assist: N/A
  • Outputs: RCA
  • Drive: Belt-drive
  • Speeds: 33.3 / 45RPM
  • Cartridge: Ortofon 2M Crimson

Stream Onyx

Victrola Stream Onyx Sonos speakers
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The Stream Onyx is the follow-up to the Stream Carbon with wi-fi assist that enables customers to stream their vinyl data straight to their Sonos audio system. The cartridge for this mannequin is identical because the Hello-Res Onyx (VM95E). The Stream Onyx is at present solely obtainable within the US, although Victrola did announce plans to launch it in Europe later in 2023.

  • Worth: $599
  • Bluetooth assist: N/A
  • Outputs: RCA
  • Drive: Belt-drive
  • Speeds: 33.3 / 45 RPM
  • Cartridge: Audio-Technica VM95E

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