Squat, massive, monochromatic, intimidating – nothing like the delicate objet d’art most are accustomed to associating with the act of acoustic-mechanical playback. There is something formidable about a vintage Elektromesstechnik 927 or 930 broadcast turntable. They look the business.
The Pure Fidelity Horizon extracted information from the groove in a musical, accurate and resolution-oriented manner in line with its purview of spinning an LP at a sustained speed. But, much like sense, while these achievements may come off as simple, there is nothing common about the accomplishments of the Horizon.