Clearaudio Innovation Wood with Universal 9" Tonearm

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  • Regular price $15,000.00


The Clearaudio Innovation Wood is a brilliant achievement and sets new price/performance standards in several areas. Its pitch stability is stunning... I applaud Clearaudio for migrating so much innovative technology from its Statement turntable down to more affordable products like the Innovation Wood.
— JIM HANNON, THE ABSOLUTE SOUND, JULY 2010

 

A The Absolute Sound Golden Ear Award winner, the Clearaudio Innovation Wood turntable features a resonance-optimized dual-tier chassis based upon proven Clearaudio three-point design; a combination of Panzerholz (bulletproof wood), aluminum skins, and aluminum pods. Its high-density, dynamically balanced 2.75″ POM platter is mated to a half-inch thick, CNC-machined stainless steel sub-platter and Clearaudio’s patented CMB (ceramic magnetic bearing) technology, where the platter magnetically levitates on an inverted bearing attached to a low-friction ceramic shaft. A high-torque DC motor exclusive to Clearaudio is equipped with an OSC (optical speed control) circuit controlled in real time via an infrared sensor. The end result is a highly musical, detailed presentation with very accurate pitch and exceptional rhythm and pace. The Innovation Wood is also dual-tonearm capable and plays 33 1/3 rpm, 45 rpm and 78 rpm speeds.

The Innovation turntable comes standard with a silver or black plinth with woodgrain accents. The piano black Panzerholz trim is a $700 up-charge and available by special order only. Universal 9" tonearm is standard. Other tonearms are available. Call 909-931-9686.

Universal Tonearm 

High precision ball bearings in the vertical and horizontal axes, a carbon arm tube. Easy azimuth and VTA setting, and an optional VTA-LIFTER that allows the adjustment of VTA while playing a record. Available in 9-inch and 12-inch lengths.

Magnify Tonearm

Features a hybrid bearing on high-precision balls and magnets. The headshell and azimuth can be easily fine-tuned, and with the optional VTA-Lifter it is possible to adjust the VTA even during playback. 9.4" length.