Brinkmann Taurus Direct Drive Turntable

Posted on 4th December, 2019

Brinkmann Taurus Direct Drive Turntable

Brinkmann Audio's Taurus direct drive turntable is now shipping.

Launched at High End Munich 2019, the Brinkmann Audio Taurus turntable takes the company's sophisticated Direct Drive technology to the next level. Enough for the company to boast that it is “the finest direct drive turntable we know how to build.”

Brinkmann Audio Taurus

The Taurus turntable has been designed to sport up to a pair of tonearms supported by the 40mm heavy-duty Duraluminum chassis which aims to keep resonance and vibrational distortions away from the tonearm support.

The Brinkmann Collar tonearm changing system enables the turntable to be compatible with 9-inch to 12-inch tonearms from just about any manufacturer - however, if you were planning to buy an SME model for it you had better get to the shops quick!

Brinkmann Audio TaurusAn additional cool feature is the wireless, machined aluminium disc 33 rpm and 45 rpm speed selector.

Powering the 10kg machined alloy platter, that also supports a crystal glass mat, is the company's proprietary magnetic field motor, featuring Brinkmann's 'Soft' speed control. The bearing is a lubricated precision hydrodynamic journal unit. We are also told that it's maintenance-free.

The Taurus is supplied with a bespoke 'Performance Power Supply'. Alternatively, you can opt for the RöNt vacuum tube power supply.

Connectivity is covered by way of RCA, XLR or feed-through keyway for tonearms with 5-pin DIN connectors. As well as the optional RöNt vacuum tube power supply, Brinkmann Audio is also offering a bespoke Granite Base and custom HRS Isolation Base as further upgrades. All in the Brinkmann Taurus weighs 22kg.

Price and availability

The Brinkmann Taurus is available now from €11990.


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