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Concept Active


The concept active package (also available in a ‘wood’ version) is available with either our innovative, frictionless, magnetic bearing concept tonearm or our Satisfy Kardan Aluminium tonearm. Choose too, from our specially developed moving magnet (MM) or moving coil (MC) concept cartridges.

All critical parameters from cartridge tracking weight to anti-skating are preadjusted in our factory. With the concept active’s integrated Clearaudio phonostage, move between headphone listening and listening over amp through your speakers.

The excellent integrated headphone amplifier is suitable for all premium, dynamic headphones.

Our team at Brisbane HiFi offers installation and guidance services. 

For Brisbane = $145 For Gold Coast = $185
For Sunshine Coast = $185

Upon completion of purchase, our staff will organise a time with you for installation etc.
Construction Details Resonance-optimised body, highly compressed wood chassis, core of natural medium-density wood fibre within an aluminium surround and upper layer incorporating a high tech synthetic compound
Speed ranges 33 ⅓, 45 and 78 rpm
Drive unit Decoupled and resonance damped DC motor, flat belt-drive and plug-in power supply unit designed for worldwide use with all networks and power frequencies
Bearing Polished and tempered steel shaft in a sintered bronze bushing, runs on a mirror of Teflon
Platter Synthetic material, CNC-precision milled surface, 30mm thickness / 1.18 inch. Aluminium subplatter.
Speed accuracy (measured) ± 0.05 %
Power consumption Max. consumption: 5.5 Watt
Off mode: 0.0 Watt
Of the integrated phonopreamp by 1kHz +52 dB (MM mode)
+72 dB (MC mode)
Amplification of the integrated phonopreamp by 1kHz < 0,02 % (MM mode)
< 0,03 % (MC mode)
THD of the integrated phonopreamp -74 dB (MM mode)
-64 dB (MC mode)
S/N of the integrated phonopreamp ± 0,5 dB
RIAA accuracy of the integrated phonopreamp 47 kOhm
Max. output voltage of the integrated phonopreamp < 10V
Total weight Approx. 7.6kg (incl. tonearm and cartridge)
Dimensions (W/D/H in mm) Approx. 420 x 350 x 125 (with tonearm)

Sometimes we want to listen to our brand new audio setup without having to worry about dragging B&W up two flights of stairs - that's where we come in! Not only are our team experts in high quality AV equipment, they're also professional bodybuilders* who can deliver and install your new toys quickly and efficiently.

Our in-house team can service those in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, and the Sunshine Coast. Give us a call to get an obligation-free quote today!

*the term 'professional bodybuilders' is used here loosely...