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Linn LP12 Transcription Table with Factory Lingo Power Supply and New Sumiko MC Cartridge

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Linn Lp12 Transcription Table With Factory Lingo Power Supply And New Sumiko Mc Cartridge Turntable

Linn LP12 Transcription Table with Factory Lingo Power Supply and New Sumiko MC Cartridge

SkyFi 479

Pickup currently unavailable

479 South Broad Street
Glen Rock NJ 07452
United States


Classic and legendary table from Linn, the LP12 has been in production for decades and is one of the most customizable tables ever made. 

This one is a late model LP12 fitted with a factory Lingo power supply, allowing for both 33 RPM and 45 RPM operation at the push of a button.

This 'table is fitted with a tried and true REGA tonearm allowing for easy adjustability and great reliability.

We then fitted a brand new Sumiko Low Output Songbird MC (Moving-Coil) cartridge which is a great choice in terms of price/performance.

This LP12 will be perfectly calibrated utilizing our 12-step detailed process, arriving in perfect order ready to play.

In fantastic condition showing little wear, even the acrylic cover is super clean with no cracks or scratches. The wood plinth has a gorgeous even patina and shows no signs of use.

Will ship in the original Linn box.

Single Owner

RCA captive cables, AC captive power cord.

Cosmetic Condition:
8/10 = Very Good. Excellent front faceplate, one minor flaw on chassis side or top.. See our detailed rating description here.

Working Condition:
Working perfectly and calibrated on our custom turntable calibration stand.

Exactly as pictured and described above.

Original Manufacturers Packing

• Type: Belt drive analogue turntable with 3-point suspension
• Platter: 2 pieces, made of non-magnetic Mazak 8 Production tolerance 0.025 mm, optimal weight distribution.
• Platter mat: Felt
• Main bearing 1-Point bearing, mirror finish, oil bath
• Suspension 3-Point-Subchassis, 3 adjustable precision springs
• Motor High torque 24-Pol-Synchronous motor, fully screened and mechanically decoupled from main bearing.
• Drive Neoprene flat belt, concentric precision pulley (0.01 mm)
• Power supply: Lingo, a direct coupled two speed (33.3 rpm and 45 rpm) outboard power supply
• Speed accuracy: 0.03%
• Speeds: 33 rpm, 45 rpm
• Power consumption: 13W

17.52" (445mm) W x 5.51" (140mm) H x 14.2" (356 mm) D

10 kg (22 lbs)

Link to Manual:
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Testing Process:

First we try to identify any mechanical issues, particularly in the tonearm bearings.  We check for freedom of movement or any resistance on both the horizontal and vertical range.  There is a quick test for this which involves placing the table on its front edge and allowing the arm to swing freely like a pendulum.  We then make any adjustments necessary to achieve minimal resistance and sometimes adjust the bearing pressure.  On gimbal tonearms we inspect the cone tip with a magnifier.

We then asses the platter speed by using one of several methods, the most accuse is a playing a test tone on a test record and measuring the frequency out put with a frequency counter or oscilloscope.  We also utilize test equipment to measure the wow and flutter to ensure its within spec.  We do this for all speeds available for that particular model.  Adjustments are then made to achieve proper speed which will vary depending on table drive design.  Some require an adjustment of an internal or external potentiometer, some will require a pulley or motor adjustment.  We also inspect the platter bearing to ensure its properly lubricated keeping in mind that some don't require lubrication at all.

We then inspect the power supply and address any issues with overworked capacitors particularly on Linn and later Thorens machines which tend to need attention.

On fully mechanical vintage tables like the Thorens TD124 and Garrard 301/401 we will go thought the entire mechanism, replace any worn parts and lubricate all components necessary to ensure smooth operation, speed change and low mechanical noise.

When fitting a new cartridge we will go through our detailed calibration process which can involve as many as 12 steps depending on the arm design.  We perform this work on our custom turntable calibration rig which was developed in-house.

Some of these steps include:

• Pivot to spindle adjustment

• Tracing force

• Anti-skate

• Tonearm height

• Lifter height


• Azimuth

• Stylus Distance and Overhang

We then do a critical listening test using our test records and our test system to ensure proper sonics.

SKU: 104601