The new VPI Nomad is an all-in-one, ready-to-go turntable. Simply switch it on, plug in your headphones or amp, and enjoy the sounds of your vinyl. The Nomad is the result of VPI’s thirty-five years of audio design know-how and is buit in New Jersey, USA. It has a built-in headphone amplifier and there is a phono stage fitted to make it easy to hook up to your amp. Unlike existing models from VPI the Nomad really does allow you to plug and play. Everything has been factory fitted to allow swift set up.
The Nomad has been designed with portability and strength in mind so that it can be taken from one location to another without the fear of damage. The sound it delivers is said to be “clear and true and, if you haven’t listened to your vinyl for a while, it will remind you of why you loved your records in the first place.” The Nomad comes complete with a pre-mounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge on a 9 inch gimballed/yoke bearing tonearm. It also comes equipped with standard RCA sockets for connections to an amplifier. RRP: £999
VPI Nomad technical specifications
1.25” thick black textured vinyl covered “non-resonant” MDF chassis.
16’’ x 11’’ footprint
19” x 14” x 6” overall size
Machined MDF Platter
Platter rotates on an oil bath bearing and is fitted to the shaft with a #2 Jacob’s Taper for a concentric rigidly mounted coupling.
The bearing has a PEEK thrust disc and machined graphite impregnated brass bushings using a Thompson Engineering 60 Rockwell case
New 9” vertical Yoke type tonearm with lateral turntable type bearing.
VTA adjustable arm mount.
Damped stainless steel armtube.
Very pure copper wire, twisted with special insulating jacket.
The armbase is upgradeable to a standard JMW 9 arm.