Sota Nova Series VI Vacuum Turntable
Sota Nova Series VI Vacuum Turntable
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Sota Nova Series VI Vacuum Turntable

$5,699.99
 
 
 
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Call for Special Package Pricing: 1-800-782-3472 or 1-765-608-5340.
A cartridge is not included with this turntable, but you can add any cartridge we sell! Call us today!
All cartridges available professionally installed and adjusted! Click Here for available cartridges!

Special order takes about 3-4 weeks. Tables are built on demand.

The Nova's sub-chassis, heavier and stiffer than previous models, yields a sound with more life and clarity than ever before.

The Nova has long been the Sapphire's sister table, as they share the same platform, the same beloved suspension system, and now - all the same, new innovations for the Series VI. However, unique to the Nova VI is the inclusion of a 1" milled aluminum brace on the sub-chassis. This more robust design leads to a sub-chassis that is heavier and stiffer than previous sub-chasses, and yields a sound with more life and clarity than ever before.

Despite all the innovations, to keep with SOTA's history of making quiet, reliable, American-made vacuum turntables, the new Nova VI is still available with the option of our legendary vacuum hold-down system.

Vacuum Hold-Down

No matter what else is on your rack, high-fidelity playback is not possible without a flat record. Clamps and weights may yield a variety of sonic improvements, but they often fail to completely flatten the records near its outside edges. Our proprietary, self-sensing vacuum system solves this problem without introducing noise or reliability issues.

The record seats onto the rubber mat lip at the edge of the platter. A vacuum pump located in the power supply box removes the air between the platter surface and the record. With the record flat on the platter, our circuitry senses the vacuum seal in place on the platter and dramatically drops the pump power, greatly reducing any pump noise, resulting in a remarkably quiet vacuum hold-down system. Better yet, this progression happens in seconds, as to not inconvenience listeners.

SOTA turntables have a lifetime trade-in value, your investment in SOTA will never become outdated or obsolete. In twenty years you may want the new SOTA and you can trade in your old model.

Features

  • Sub-chassis

    ½" phenolic resin platform with 1" aircraft grade aluminum and acrylic. 22 lbs. balanced to your tonearm.

  • Platter

    Individually-balanced, one-piece, cast aluminum platter, CNC precision-machined, internally damped. 9 lbs. Topped with vinyl mat, (with molded silicone vacuum lip and anti-static Groove Damper Mat on vacuum tables)

  • Platter Fixture

    Stainless Steel shaft, machined sintered bronze sleeves hand fit for each table. Platter levitates on force of opposing magnets.

  • Armboard Mount

    Multi-Layer Acrylic

  • Power supply

    5"x4"x3.25" transformer box, 120V or 240V compatible, fuse-protected. (13"x8"x5" for Vacuum tables)

  • Motor

    High-Efficiency A/C motor with double-regulated, synthesized sine-wave drive and balanced pulley (Different for Eclipse package)

  • Speed

    33.3 & 45 rpm with independent fine tuning

  • Armboard

    3-layer acrylic with aluminum base

  • Dust Cover

    Available upon request

  • Finishes

    Oak, American cherry or walnut

  • Warranty

    Two-year parts and labor

Technical Specifications

Suspension Four-point spring-suspended sub-chassis
Transmission Belt drive
Weight 44 lbs. (20 kg) turntable
Dimensions 7-1/2″ H (to top of dust cover), 20-1/4″ W, 16-1/2″ D
Description
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Call for Special Package Pricing: 1-800-782-3472 or 1-765-608-5340.
A cartridge is not included with this turntable, but you can add any cartridge we sell! Call us today!
All cartridges available professionally installed and adjusted! Click Here for available cartridges!

Special order takes about 3-4 weeks. Tables are built on demand.

The Nova's sub-chassis, heavier and stiffer than previous models, yields a sound with more life and clarity than ever before.

The Nova has long been the Sapphire's sister table, as they share the same platform, the same beloved suspension system, and now - all the same, new innovations for the Series VI. However, unique to the Nova VI is the inclusion of a 1" milled aluminum brace on the sub-chassis. This more robust design leads to a sub-chassis that is heavier and stiffer than previous sub-chasses, and yields a sound with more life and clarity than ever before.

Despite all the innovations, to keep with SOTA's history of making quiet, reliable, American-made vacuum turntables, the new Nova VI is still available with the option of our legendary vacuum hold-down system.

Vacuum Hold-Down

No matter what else is on your rack, high-fidelity playback is not possible without a flat record. Clamps and weights may yield a variety of sonic improvements, but they often fail to completely flatten the records near its outside edges. Our proprietary, self-sensing vacuum system solves this problem without introducing noise or reliability issues.

The record seats onto the rubber mat lip at the edge of the platter. A vacuum pump located in the power supply box removes the air between the platter surface and the record. With the record flat on the platter, our circuitry senses the vacuum seal in place on the platter and dramatically drops the pump power, greatly reducing any pump noise, resulting in a remarkably quiet vacuum hold-down system. Better yet, this progression happens in seconds, as to not inconvenience listeners.

SOTA turntables have a lifetime trade-in value, your investment in SOTA will never become outdated or obsolete. In twenty years you may want the new SOTA and you can trade in your old model.

Features

  • Sub-chassis

    ½" phenolic resin platform with 1" aircraft grade aluminum and acrylic. 22 lbs. balanced to your tonearm.

  • Platter

    Individually-balanced, one-piece, cast aluminum platter, CNC precision-machined, internally damped. 9 lbs. Topped with vinyl mat, (with molded silicone vacuum lip and anti-static Groove Damper Mat on vacuum tables)

  • Platter Fixture

    Stainless Steel shaft, machined sintered bronze sleeves hand fit for each table. Platter levitates on force of opposing magnets.

  • Armboard Mount

    Multi-Layer Acrylic

  • Power supply

    5"x4"x3.25" transformer box, 120V or 240V compatible, fuse-protected. (13"x8"x5" for Vacuum tables)

  • Motor

    High-Efficiency A/C motor with double-regulated, synthesized sine-wave drive and balanced pulley (Different for Eclipse package)

  • Speed

    33.3 & 45 rpm with independent fine tuning

  • Armboard

    3-layer acrylic with aluminum base

  • Dust Cover

    Available upon request

  • Finishes

    Oak, American cherry or walnut

  • Warranty

    Two-year parts and labor

Technical Specifications

Suspension Four-point spring-suspended sub-chassis
Transmission Belt drive
Weight 44 lbs. (20 kg) turntable
Dimensions 7-1/2″ H (to top of dust cover), 20-1/4″ W, 16-1/2″ D
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