The Craziest Turntables of All Time

What is a turnable? A platter, a base, a tone arm and a cartridge, right?  Well, maybe for the beginner, the newbie, the amateur. The Vinyl Factory has come up with a list of eight turntables that are among the most eccentric mechanical creations I’ve ever seen.

For example, say hello to the Da Vinci AAS Gabriel MK2.

da-vinci Turntable


Yes, this thing is designed to play albums one at a time. How much? Just over $112,000 CAD.

But if that’s not enough, then you need the Transrotor Arbus.



This Danish creation can be yours for just $168,000 CAD.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “The Craziest Turntables of All Time

  • October 23, 2014 at 7:14 pm

    Missing the McIntosh MT10 on that list.


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