Third Man Records unveils limited edition turntable

The limited edition turn table is in partnership with Shinola Audio

Third Man Records is excited to announce the Third Man Turntable, created in partnership with Shinola. The two revered Detroit institutions have combined their efforts and the superior craftsmanship both brands are known for to create a very limited edition Third Man-centric run of Shinola’s already-beloved turntables. The Third Man Turntable is available for pre-order online now and will be available in Third Man Records stores on Black Friday.

The limited edition Third Man Turntable is a joint effort between the Shinola Audio team and Third Man Records. In their ongoing mission to empower new generations of music lovers and vinyl enthusiasts, it felt right for Third Man to strike up a partnership with Shinola, because a collaboration like this needs to be fueled by a mutual passion for well designed objects and appreciation for the power of music.

Every element, including the craftsmanship of the plinth, precision-machined aluminum platter, and powerful, ultra-quiet motor, is hand-assembled piece by piece. The turntable features a built in, switchable phono pre-amplifier and a belt driven pulley with speeds of 33 1/3 rpm and 45 rpm. It is equipped with an Ortofon 2M blue phono cartridge with many components made by VPI Industries, an American veteran of turntable manufacturing.

Turntable is available for $2500.

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