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Offline JAYPSTER

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Wall mounted TT
« on: September 13, 2017, 11:34:59 AM »
I'm thinking about making a steel bracket with a wooden platform to mount my turn table to the wall.

Has anyone experimented with this?
What are the pro's and con's?
Should the wooden platform be isolated from the bracket?
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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2017, 06:04:55 PM »
As a rule a sturdy wall mounted (turntable seized) structure should be less affected by external vibrations/sound waves.  Think this is the major benefit, rest of design will have less impact :thinking:
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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2017, 12:07:53 PM »
ProJect does this, one difference is you need something to secure the LP on the deck. They have some clip on/screw on cap.

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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 12:16:49 PM »
ProJect does this, one difference is you need something to secure the LP on the deck. They have some clip on/screw on cap.
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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2017, 01:58:06 PM »
I think Marius is referring to the Pro-ject vertical player, as supposed to the OP wanting to put his regular TT on a horizontal wall mounted bracket.

Believe me, wall mounted on anything works great, especially if you have an 60kg Boerboel having fun on the floor.

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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2017, 02:09:59 PM »
... especially if you have an 60kg Boerboel having fun on the floor.

In this case maybe also use the clips :whistler:
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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2017, 03:41:31 PM »
Believe me, wall mounted on anything works great, especially if you have an 60kg Boerboel having fun on the floor.

 :o That's a pretty big hound ,never mind kids or grandkids bumping your kit ,a 60kg Boerboel could do some damage ;D
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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2017, 03:48:28 PM »
He nearly did, so I installed a babygate. Luckily it does not like to jump much.

But on a serious note, if the wall is a load bearing, great it is solid. Just put some basic isolation feet between TT and the "shelf".


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Re: Wall mounted TT
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2017, 05:47:51 PM »
The sooner you can get your TT out of reach the better, my 2 year old never paid any attention to mine until i left for work.. he removed the cartridge cover and pulled the cantilever out of the body...this on a Clear Audio Concept MC... :facepalm:
Im thinking of doing the same with my TT once i have a new cartridge again