Prime Scout


    Re-introducing the audio world to the best-selling VPI turntable of all time. Better than the old one, better than it should be at this price! The Scout has become one of the world’s best-reviewed turntable. The evolution to the Prime Scout drives to push the envelope a little further with a cleaner sense of build and branding.  The Prime Scout is simple to set-up, you can have the turntable up and running in just minutes.

    “Three things distinguish the Prime Scout from the Scout: an apparently larger, curvier plinth; a platter machined from aluminum rather than acrylic; and a better-executed, better-finished tonearm.” Art Dudley Stereophile Magazine


    Fitted with improved isolation, a more robust motor, thicker chassis, and improved precision throughout, the Prime Scout is ready to take your music to the next level. The aesthetics have also been updated to match the multi award winning Prime to complete the Prime series of Prime Scout, Prime & Prime Signature.

    No other manufacturer can produce such a musically engaging turntable at this price. The standard of construction, grade of materials and outstanding audio reproduction can only be found in other manufacturer’s products at considerably higher prices. We are confident that this turntable will continue to receive the accolades that its predecessors have enjoyed for the last three decades.

    Key features:

    • JMW 9 Arm & Base
    • Prime Scout Delrin Clamp
    • 300 RPM Motor
    • Delrin Isolation Feet
    • Prime Scout Platter


    • ​1.25″ thick premium textured vinyl covered MDF bonded to a 12 gauge steel plate.

    • Machined 1 3/8″ thick 6061 aluminum platter.

    • Platter rotates on an oil bath bearing and fitted to shaft with a #2 Jacob’s Taper for a concentric rigidly mounted coupling.

    • The bearing has a PEEK thrust disc and machined graphite impregnated brass bushings using a Thompson Engineering 60 Rockwell case hardened shaft.

    • 300 RPM AC synchronous motor is contained in a separate steel housing and drives the platter with smooth, quiet operation.

    • Includes a screw down record clamp that eliminates warps

    • Cartridge not included

    • Wow and flutter:   .08% WRMS

    • Speed Accuracy:  .08%

    • Rumble: 78db down

    • Overall Dimensions 19″ L x 15″ W x 8 ½” H

    • Footprint is 18 ½” L x 14 ½” W

    • 32 lbs weight

    • VTA on the Fly Base – Finer adjustment on VTA and the ability to set while you are listening.

    • JMW 9 or 10-3D – 3D printed tonearm to improve sound-stage, depth, and dampening.

    • JMW 10-3D Reference Tonearms – Nordost Reference Wire, improves detail and articulation.

    • Analog Drive System (ADS) – Improves accuracy and speed adjustment.

    • Prime Platter – 2″ thick aluminum and 12″ diameter. Adds more weight and can fit the ring.

    • Reference Feet – Improves isolation and makes it even more quite between the notes.

    • Dual Pivot/Stabilizer Kit – Improves focus on the vocals and makes the arm easier to handle.

    • Stainless Steel Center Weight – Works best with Periphery Clamp.

    • Periphery Ring Clamp – Improves record warp reduction and the shelf life of your cartridge.

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