After several years in decline, Garrard was sold by Plessey to Gradiente Electronics of Brazil in and series production was moved to Brazil Manaus. So I guess Garrard entered the disco market propery with the disco driver Br great to see those catalogs! Disco driver was completely manual. Forum Permissions You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.
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Br great to see those catalogs!
Both SP 25MK 4 and disco driver are belt driven. One of the sp25s came from a dynatron music centre.
The company was sold to Plesseyan electronics conglomerate, in It still has gaarrard original set-up equipment used on the production line. Disco driver was completely manual.
Loricraft will continue production of the Garrard and models and remain the only official service centre and maker of approved plinths and bases for the and transcription motor units.
A question which ive been meaning to ask.
Commons category link is on Wikidata. After several years in decline, Garrard was sold by Plessey to Gradiente Electronics of Brazil in and series production was moved to Brazil Manaus. The was introduced in and produced until Long out of production, Garrard and model turntables today are sold on the used market for as much as ten to twenty times their original cost.
I used to have two SP25 mk4 built into a custom console. Will love to see the pics too. Citronic CL is better than both in my opinion,much superior “S” arm.
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Thanks so much for the answers you have given!! When the UK factory in Swindon, Wiltshire, garradd, many of the staff helped Loricraft set up, as this would provide service facilities for users.
Views Read Edit View history. Both models were used by the BBC and in commercial radio stations, mostly in Europe; the and to a lesser extent the were also exported around the world.
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Martin will probually know the definative answer to this. Today, refurbished Garrards are available from numerous companies from Loricraft England to Shindo Japan. In addition to producing the Garrard andthe company re-manufactures and restores the and models. SwindonUnited Kingdom. This page was last edited on 27 Septemberat The earlier SP25 MK 3 was idler wheel disci.
Still reckon that the MII discp the best built of the lot.
Im guessing they are both belt driven. Forum Permissions You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You diwco delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum. It funny, whilst growing up all the turntables I was exposed to were Garrard SP25s!
Ollie K Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’. In the interim, the Garrard brand name was licensed to other companies in the USA, which imported many electronic items built by many different and unrelated Far Eastern manufacturers. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Garrard Garrarc and Manufacturing Company of SwindonWiltshirewas a British company that was famous for producing high-quality gramophone turntables.
Hey JBL, thanks very much for reply. This page was generated in 0. SP25 MK4 had a semi-auto function arm took itself of record and back to arm rest after track finished,and switched off turntable,really annoying function,which i used to “disable” by removing the toothed gear wheel under the platter. The later was nearly identical mechanically, but with a redesigned exterior, more powerful disc, slightly different eddy current braking speed control and different turntable disci bearing.