JBE TURNTABLES

Specifications - JBE 3001-8001

Plinth: Acrylic platter supplied in either clear, black or black with anodised aluminium top finish.

 

Size: Available in two sizes ­ standard: 17 1/8in by 13 1/8in. Upgrade: 19 1/2in by 14 1/2in to accommodate Dynavector DV505 tonearm

 

Platter: Two options... Black acrylic platter with six machined and balanced outer aluminium discs with foam pads on top. 1.9kgs. Optional solid aluminium platter with rubber mat and rim-strobe

 

Motor: Matsushita 24-slot, 8-pole stator electronic control

Wow and flutter: 45507, better than 43dB unweighted, better than 63dB weighted

 

Tonearm: Three standard recommended arms... SME 3009 SII, Formula 4 PLS4/D or Onlife Ultimo DV505

 

Suspension: Microsorber adjustable feet. Manufactured by a company called Micro Seki. See Buyer's Guide.

 

Control unit: Off-deck control unit

Specifications - JBE Series 3

Plinth: Solid slate of north Wales origin, still available in the two sizes. I think the acrylic black and clear versions remained available, but can't confirm that.

 

Platter: Black acrylic platter with six machined and balanced outer aluminium discs with foam pads on top. 1.9kgs. I don't think the more conventional platter was ever an option on the Series 3.