J. Sikora Standard MAX Turntable
J. Sikora eventually accomplished their aims with the use of no less than five different and carefully-tuned materials, forming a sandwich arrangement. Rotational stability is regulated by a very advanced motor control circuit (DC/PAPST) and any remaining irregularities were largely eliminated by the use of two diametrically-opposed motors.
This superb turntable may be used with a wide range of tonearms.
All US Standard MAX model turntables are available in your choice of silver or black finishes.
Standard MAX Optional Accessories:
- Extra Armbase
Standard MAX Technical Specifications
- Total Weight: 176.3lbs / 80kg
- Platter Weight: 39.7lbs / 18kg
- Platter material: Delrin® and Cast Iron
- Material: Aluminium, Brass, Copper, Inox, Brown
- Bearing Type: Ceramic Ball-Inverted
- Motors: 2 DC
- Belt: Rubber
- Rotation Speeds [rpm]: 33 & 45
- No. of Tonearms: 1 (+1 optional)
- Integrated Plinth / Speed Controller
- Armboard: Yes
- Clamp: Yes
- Glass Mat: Yes
- Power Supply: Yes
24.4″ (620mm) Wide
13.78″ (350mm) Deep
15.75″ (400mm) High
“Like the rest of J.Sikora’s turntables, the Standard Max Black is a masterpiece in its own right, designed as a stand-alone analog device without compromises.
J. Sikora Standard Max Black turntable sets a standard for how 21st high-end audio should be executed and more importantly, how it should perform. Jan Sikora made an ode to the analog and undoubtedly proven maturity of J.Sikora turntables with its Standard Max Black.
In a highly competitive high-end audio market, the J. Sikora Standard Max Black turntable offers more than just a captivating and engrossing look at what the analog cosmos has to offer. Standard Max Black provides surprisingly effective levels of clarity, accuracy, and upper-level music data headroom.
No wonder that in a relatively short time J. Sikora turntables were embraced by so many analog enthusiasts and connoisseurs around the world.
With the analog playback quality it offers at a given price, it is not difficult to recommend this excellent turntable from Poland. Compared to the many high-end audio turntables Standard Max Black the price tag does not only seem reasonable. The price-performance ratio is far above expectations. J. Sikora Standard Max Black turntable represents an epitome of contemporary high-end audio turntable design and raises the bar with its quality, performance, and value.
For which I reward the J. Sikora Standard Max Black and KV12 tonearm with the 2020 Mono and Stereo Highly Recommended Product Award and Best of 2020 with all my heart.”
Mono & Stereo, October 2020