Clearaudio Ovation



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The design of the Ovation seems both timeless and minimalist – maximum music enjoyment needs no embellishment.


The Clearaudio Ovation is the next level turntable every audiophile dreams about.

In a chassis made of precision-milled armor wood, the Ovation features 100,000 integrated metal balls that eliminate any chance of damaging resonances. Hidden beneath a 40 mm thick turntable of resonance-damping POM is a particularly smooth-running, effectively decoupled DC motor with high torque.

With its Clearaudio optical speed control (OSC) and CMB ceramic magnetic bearing, the Ovation achieves synchronized values ​​with minimal tolerances and redefines the standard in its class. This allows audiophile listening in a whole new dimension. The industry magazine “the Absolute Sound” voted Ovation the “record player of the year” given its outstanding qualities.

The drive unit features a high torque DC motor exclusively made for Clearaudio; Optical Speed Control in real time through infrared sensors. The platter is made from synthetic material, CNC-precision milled surface, 40mm thickness, with an aluminum subplatter.

If you haven’t had a chance to hear the Clearaudio sound and in you’re in the Southern California area, stop in to the shop and demo this outstanding table today!

Additional information

Weight35 lbs
Dimensions22 × 20 × 10 in
Design Principle

Resonance optimized drive armored wood sandwiched between two aluminum plates

Speed Range

33 1/3, 45 and 78 rpm


High Torque DC motor
Electronically controlled optical speed control with infrared sensor
Drive with ground flat belts


Inverted, ground and polished ceramic bearing shaft, sintered bronze bushing including patented magnetic bearing technoloy

Platter Material

Solid 40 mm platter made of engineering plastics with high density and excellent dimensional stability. Aluminum subtable

Power Consumption

Max Power Consumption: 8.6 watts
During Operation: 2.5 Watts
Standby Mode: 2.5 Watts
Off: 0.0 Watts

Weight with Engine

13.5 Kg


16.54 x 13.78 x 5.31 (without tonearm) (inches)

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