J . Sikora Turntables
The company has its beginnings in 2007 and its founder is Janusz Sikora, formerly one of the pillars of Burdjak & Sikora company producing supreme vaccum-tube amplifiers. Our turntables are produced individually, they are addressed to advanced music lovers and audiophiles who, like us, seek for the uncompromised and best possible sound source.
WHAT DO WE DO:
We are concerned with designing and producing the advanced analogue turntables. We are lovers of good music played at home in the best possible quality. J.Sikora brand was built on this foundation and the need to share our own passion.
Our design goals for this outstanding turntable were: maximum rigidity, minimal resonance, minimal vibrations and the highest achievable level of rotational stability.
We eventually accomplished this with the use of no less than five different and carefully tuned materials forming a sandwich arrangement. Rotational stability is regulated by a very advanced motor control circuit (DC/PAPST) and any remaining irregularities were largely eliminated by the use of two diametrically-opposed motors.
This superb turntable may be used with a wide range of tonearms.
Just like with MAX’ed version of the Initial model the goal was here to get our STANDARD deck as close to the level of the Reference model as possible, performance wise and for the targeted budget. Therefore its base had now been set on the main base when control unit, like with the top model, had been integrated into the chassis. Extra space gained made multiple tonearm set ups easy achievable and brings extra flexibility. Additional weight makes all parameters more stable too. When STANDARD was already a very good turntable, the MAX version is really something else. Must be heard to be believed.
Maximum development of the Standard line turntable
- 2 tonearm armboards
- Motor controller built into the plinth (like at the Reference line)
- Weight 83kg
Total weight [kg]: 83
Platter weight [kg]: 18
Platter material: derlin and cast iron
Bearing type: ceramic ball-inverted
Motor [pcs]: 2 DC
Rotation speed [rpm]: 33; 45
No. of tonearms: 0
Armboard: yes 2
Glass mat: yes
Power supply: yes
Dimensions [mm]: 620 x 350 x 410