The Garrard Zero 100 is innovative, gorgeous to look at and absolutely bonkers.
My love of these old British made turntables started three years ago when I picked up an example of the original Zero 100 at a boot sale.
Garrard Zero 100SB
Recently I treated myself to a fine example of the later Zero 100SB model. After an eventful restoration , it’s time to appreciate it. Continue reading “Garrard Zero 100SB Turntable. An appreciation”
My latest acquisition of a splendid vintage Garrard turntable has turned from a simple restoration to something of an epic job.
Zero 100SB Donor.
All was going well. I had got it working and was about to re unite it with it’s plinth. Then
I dropped it. Now I have new damage to fix. Continue reading “Garrard Zero 100SB Turntable. Transplant surgery.”
By combining induction techniques for torque and synchronous operation for speed precision, Garrard produced a motor which was revolutionary for its time.
Garrard Synchro-lab motor
An unfortunate moment of butter fingers led to the demise of this one when I dropped the turntable it was inside.
Weighing in at 3/4 of a kilo it fell hard. Hopefully I can fix it. Continue reading “Garrard Synchro lab motor repair for Zero 100 SB turntable”
This recently purchased classic 1970’s British turntable was, for the most part, in excellent condition.
Garrard Zero 100SB Turntable
However it was described as “faulty”, which indeed it is. So let’s fix it.
Continue reading “Garrard Zero 100SB automatic turntable. The restoration”
One of those usually ill advised late night eBay shopping trips led me to a short half hour drive to collect my purchase.
Garrard Zero 100SB
I got more than I bargained for. In a good way.
Continue reading “Garrard Zero 100SB Turntable, reel to reel tapes and banter.”
Zero 100 Turntable
This beauty harks from the 1970’s. The Garrard Zero 100 was top of the range at the time. The deck is very much a Hi-Fi piece. It features several innovative features.
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