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SME Model 15 Turntable


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Ex VAT: 5145.83

A more substantial alternative to the Model 10 significant design and suspension upgrades. Generous part exchanges are available. Please contact us with a list of your equipment.

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Condition: Brand new in original retail packaging

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Brand SME

Tech Specs

Platter: Fully machined damped,
Surface: Diamond turned top
Clamp: Large diameter reflex
Speeds: 33.3, 45 and 78 rpm
Speed Control: Fine pitch adjustment
Dimensions (WDH): 428 x 378 x 176 mm
Weight: 18.5 kg

Product Description

SME Model 15 turntable (available on 0% finance) is suspended on thirty purpose moulded 'O' rings, the SME model 15 sub-chassis and platter weighs more than 11Kg making it a high-density construction on which freedom from colouration depends.


The suspension is adjustable through trimming screws in each column and when used with a gauge, it can give recommended settings or varied to suit individual requirements. The central fluid damper disciplines the suspension while manipulating the sub-chassis motion to provide a resistive ground for acoustic signals, eliminating overshooting and giving almost zero 'Q' recovery.


Machined from aluminium alloy, the platter weighs over 4.6kg and is extensionally damped. The diamond-turned upper surface features a fine scroll and the finishing method disrupts a myriad of tiny fibres which interact with the underside of the record. A significant clamp operating on the reflex principle increases platter contact to the largest possible and a considerable record warp is applied.

The central spindle is 19mm and constructed from high chrome steel, ground super finished and supported in a sealed housing with separately fitted sintered bronze bearings that are needed to support the platter.

Silent Running

The Model 15 motor is built to the highest standards of silent running in a turntable. Driven by a 3-phase, brushless outrunner inductance motor with 8-pole Neodymium magnets and 3 integrated Hall position sensors, the electronic motor controller uses a high-performance microprocessor that is optimised for motor control.

Closed loop speed control is implemented using a proportional plus algorithm while fine pitch speed adjustment allows you to tweak the selected speed at increments/decrements of +/- 0.01%. The speed ranges can be chosen from between 33.3, 45 & 78 RPM.


A soft dust cover is provided to accommodate the turntable and arm, when not in use. Mains voltages available are 90-110V, 105-125V and 220-240V 50/60Hz. Standard arm mountings suit all SME 9" and 10" arms. The SME Model 15 turntable is available with or without the 309 tonearm.

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