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Stein Leikanger's Beogram 3000
A Thorens TD124 mkII
First released in 1967, discontinued in 1968, as B&O
developed their own player for the Beolab 5000 system.
by Classic Audio in Denmark, under the supervision of Frede Kristensen. SP1
and SP9 Gold pick ups rebuilt by Schallplattennadeln in Germany. Owner: Stein
X Leikanger, Oslo Norway.
Mine has the ST/L 9" arm fitted with an SP9 Gold PU, --and-- the
professional ST/P 12" arm they created for radio stations and studios.
The latter is equipped with the first stereo PU made in Europe, the SP1.
Classic Audio in Denmark completely refurbished the unit, and I had it painted
in a bespoke color; Classic Audio's carpenter has also made palisander
armboards, one regular board for the 9" arm and a shouldered board for
the 12" arm. To assist the swapping of arms, I've had RCA-connectors
attached to the armboards.
Classic Audio measured the turntable after the rebuild.