With the assistance of Allen Perkins of Spiral Groove and George Counnas of Zesto Audio, both of whom addressed attendees, Michael and Peter assembled three vastly different systems.
Michael then introduced Allen Perkins
, whose $31,000 Spiral Groove combo sounded far up the stairway to heaven, by calling him a genius.
Spiral Groove's Allen Perkins
, who introduced himself as a "tinkerer," noted that the Spiral Groove SG-1.1 has the same fundamental design as the RPM 'table he
designed 20 years ago.
But one crucial difference, not visible from the outside, is the SG's far more stable bearing.
"If you execute this design at a lower price point, you can't achieve the same quality of playback," he