The new Clearaudio Concept Black is the latest version of the German company’s most affordable turntable. The Concept Black incorporates all of the advanced parts, such as aluminum sub-platter and rear-mounted speed calibration, found on the highly regarded two-tone black and silver Concept. This German made turntable starts at $1,600 retail with Clearaudio Concept tonearm and there are special packages including the Concept MM cartridge for $1,800 or Concept MC cartridge for $2,400. The Concept Black pictured is with the Satisfy Black tonearm and Concept MC cartridge for $2,800. All versions come with the cartridge installed and calibrated at Clearaudio’s factory in Bavaria.