Pro-Ject PJ50433243 CLAMP IT Aluminum Record Clamp
With the Pro-Ject PJ50433243 CLAMP IT, vinyl sound can improve significantly. Unwanted resonances between record and platter can reduce while playback. Therefore surfaces of record and platter should connect tigthly. Standard record pucks, that use weight to achieve this, have two disadvantages. The weight can induce higher levels of rumble, when used with lower cost turntables which have less massive main bearings. This will affect the sound negatively. Instead of the closer contact between your vinyl and turntable is often achieved the opposite: Due to the high weight in the middle of the plate arching the record and the edge loses contact with the turntable.
The Pro-Ject PJ50433243 Clamp it is the real solution, an accessory with a clamp mechanism around the center spindle, that will not add weight, which would induce rumble. You can fine-adjust pressure according condition of your warped records. Fitting of Clamp easily places within seconds. This accessory will not only please your ears, its beautifully machined diamond-cut edges on the Pro-Ject PJ50433243 CLAMP IT will also look extremely cool on any turntable!
Pro-Ject PJ50433243 Clamp it securely bonds the record to the platter, without the weight of a record puck which can stress the main platter bearing. You can adjust the downward pressure depending on the condition of your warped records. Pro-Ject PJ50433243 Clamp it is precision machined with diamondcut bevels and a leather pad to protect the record label, Clamp it works with any platter spindle, threaded or smooth.
Three Easy Steps
Make sure the screw cap is loose and press it down to unlock the clamp mechanism. Place Clamp it over the platter spindle with the record on the platter. Applying a small amount of downward pressure may help flatten some warped records. Tighten Clamp it by turning the knob clockwise until it is snug. Do not over tighten! To remove, turn the knob counter-clockwise to loosen, then lift off the clamp.