Christmas is a time for giving, a time for receiving and … a time for sprouts.
The plinth, platter and tone-arm are all manufactured from bamboo. The well-established Canadian manufacturer, Tri-Art, claims it offers superior stiffness, lightness and better audio qualities. In addition to which, it is a very ecological material and a refreshing change from boring plastic or MDF.
The arm is idiosyncratic too – it features a counterweight which consists of two little bowls filled with brass balls.
Presumably somewhere a few monkeys are feeling the cold …