The difference between night and day
Whenever I'm walking through a store and spot one of those regrettable little "all-in-one" record players (you know, the ones with the built-in CD player, cassette deck, and AM/FM tuner), it makes me sad. That's because I just know whoever buys one of those contraptions will never experience the music on their records the way it was meant to be heard — not even close. I truly hope that someday those fledgling music lovers graduate to a turntable like the Music Hall MMF-7.3, and discover the sheer joy of vinyl played right.
With its thoughtful engineering and rock-solid construction, the MMF-7.3 is built to shine a light on all the subtle nuances, emotions, and details contained within an LP's grooves, breathing life into the music in a way that lesser 'tables can simply never match. And that makes me happy.
The MMF-7.3's DC motor is completely isolated and decoupled from the turntable's base to reduce vibration. Push-button electronic control makes changing speeds easy.
Music Hall's performance-focused design
What makes the MMF-7.3 sound so good? For starters, its two-piece, high-gloss black MDF chassis, or plinth, does more than just look beautiful — it also isolates vibrations that can smear sonic detail. The bottom platform is supported by height-adjustable tiptoe feet, while the top platform houses the turntable's critical sound reproducing components — the platter bearing, tonearm, and cartridge. The motor, power switch, speed control, and wiring are completely decoupled from the turntable and isolated on their own separate vibration-damping puck. Music Hall even placed the motor at the front of the 'table diagonally opposite the tonearm bearing, to further reduce any motor-to-cartridge vibration.
Sorbothane® isolation orbs separate the two platforms, virtually eliminating transmitted vibration, for sound that leaps out at you from a dead-silent background. The 'table's non-resonant acrylic platter spins on a precision stainless steel bearing sheathed in a layer of Teflon® for smooth, steady rotation. The supplied screw-on record clamp ensures tight coupling of your records to the platter, and improves playback of warped discs.
The MMF-7.3's low-mass carbon fiber tonearm boasts rigid, one-piece construction and a decoupled, resonance-damping counterweight for exceptionally low-noise operation. The lengthy 9" arm allows for a very shallow tracking arc across the record, helping to reduce distortion.
Artistry by Ortofon
Finally, Music Hall pre-mounts the highly regarded 2M Bronze phono cartridge by Ortofon, one of the world's most respected cartridge manufacturers. This smooth-tracking moving magnet cartridge features a nude-mounted fine line stylus that reaches deep into the grooves of your albums to pull out fine musical detail that lesser cartridges can miss.
Bottom line — your music will sound deeper, richer, and more dynamic than ever.
Enjoy superb sound, without the hassle
One of the great things about vinyl records is that they force you to slow down and savor the act of listening. But Music Hall's MMF-7.3 won't slow you down much, because of its hassle-free plug-and-play design. Music Hall knows that turntable setup can be a challenge for the novice. That's why this 'table comes out of the box virtually ready to play. Its factory-mounted tonearm and phono cartridge take the guesswork out of getting started, so you can enjoy optimized sound quality with minimal effort. A few minutes to dial in key settings like tracking force and anti-skating are all that's needed to unlock the best sound you've ever heard from your record collection.