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Merrill Replica ES Turntable ES-R1 [Expired]

no longer for sale

Item Description

So your turntable budget dictates you have to compromise on sound quality.
-----------NOT ANY MORE!------------
The Merrill replica ES-R1 turntable (designed by George Merrill and made in the USA) is based on the Merrill AR modification with attributes from the Merrill Herloom added. Low cost low preformance turntables are usually comprised of a sonically poor slab of partical board or acrylic. The Merrill ES-R1 is of a true suspended subchassis design. The ES-R1 will outrerform turntables costing many many thousands of dollars more. The base price is $995.00 This Ad is to introduct the Merrill ES-R1. Orders will be accepted on Audiogon starting the first of September.


33/45 rpm- Decoupled inner and outter poly platter- Oversize record support platter that will acommodate a clamping ring- Spring suspended poly subchassis with removal arm board- Poly drive pully- Laminated plinth- Oil well bearing- Rudder cork mat- Hand crafted wooden base- Custom manufactured motor- Many Options and different finishes. For more information go to

* Tung oil (light) 0r walnut (dark) stain finish PLUS $65.00
* Available with a choice of two tonearms
1 Rega PLUS $150.00
2 Jelco SA-250 with adjustable azimuth and VTA
Panel mounted RCA jacks that will allow the user to choise the cables
PLUS $600.00
Aluminum Poly Ground plane plinth Black Epoxy PLUS $189.00
Hard Clear Dust Cover PLUS $139.00