All Groovetracer® products are designed and manufactured to very close tolerances in order to enhance both the performance and appearance of your turntable. Build quality is second to none. If fit and finish are important to you, Groovetracer® delivers!
We currently manufacture Counterweights,
Subplatters, Delrin and Acrylic platters, and Record Weights with more to come
in the future.
UPDATE July 2015: Now shipping, Universal counterweight assembly. More information here.
UPDATE April 2014: Now shipping a new stainless steel record weight/clamp. More information here.
UPDATE November 2013: All Groovetracer® products are compatible with the new Rega RP40 turntable.
UPDATE August 2012: Now shipping RP6 subplatters. More information here.
UPDATE June 2012: All Groovetracer® products are compatible with the new Rega RP6 turntable model.
UPDATE February 2012: Now shipping Delrin platters.
The 26mm thick Groovetracer® acrylic platter carries more mass than any other acrylic platter available on the market today for the Rega turntable.
It is important to note that acrylic weighs only half as much as glass which means it was necessary to manufacture our platter from 28mm thick acrylic.
The Groovetracer® counterweight is designed to fit all Rega tonearms and tonearms with 1/2" (12.9mm) endstub.
This universal counterweight assembly will balance cartridges from 5-15 grams. No other counterweight available for the Rega tonearm can match its flexibility and performance.
There are three different subplatter models now being offered by
Groovetracer®. Each model is distinguished from the other by at least one important feature. They are all built utilizing the finest materials, machined using the same tight tolerances, and assembled with the greatest care in order to provide an increased level of performance.
Delrin® is considered the material of choice for record platters by many of today’s high end turntable manufacturers. There are several reasons for this but the primary consideration is that it shares many of the same properties of the vinyl record. It also carries more mass than the majority of high performance thermoplastics available which is important in terms of maintaining speed stability..........
The Groovetracer® RP6 reference subplatter assembly not only features a main hub precision machined from solid billet aluminum, but in addition, a dampening disc is fixed to the bottom of the aluminum hub to eliminate any micro vibration or ringing between the three subplatter and glass platter contact points.
This specific subplatter assembly is designed...................
The Groovetracer® record weight is precision machined from a solid billet of stainless steel. The concentrated mass couples the record directly to the platter and eliminates stylus chatter to provide tighter bass and an overall increase in resolution..........