The Helix Two incorporates the technological advances of the Helix One MkII into a smaller footprint with a single tonearm facility and is engineered to deliver unparalleled performance in analogue playback.
It is the result of many years of research, development, collaboration and listening by internationally acclaimed analogue designer Mark Döhmann.
Mark identified the specific challenges of designing a new benchmark turntable and then explored what technologies exist in the world that address these challenges. After investigating solutions used in aerospace, spectrometry, medical imaging and electron microscopy, Mark incorporated these technologies into a new turntable design.
Due to its fully integrated MinusK vibration isolation system utilizing NSM and mechanical crossover technology, its ability to deal with vibration and resonance is unsurpassed and allows the music to be enjoyed with an outstanding level of realism.
The Helix Two has a new custom designed Swiss-manufactured motor which incorporates the very latest technology around constant torque performance and quietness of operation.
The Helix Two is designed to operate flawlessly in non-ideal environments such as older houses with wooden floors, upper floors, attics where external vibrations are carried through buildings – even those made from concrete, steel, and brick. Due to its revolutionary vibration isolation system, it is also not dependent on a high-quality audiophile stand.
The design has made it possible to incorporate a level of engineering previously not possible at this price point and as a result, the Helix Two is considered to be outstanding value. The more compact dimensions and one box design allow it to be used in smaller spaces and standard sized stands.
Often chosen by discerning audiophiles around the world as their reference analogue system, as well as being the turntable of choice for many high-end brands exhibiting in major international hi-fi shows, the Helix Two simply allows the music to flow and the full potential of the system to be achieved.
- State-of-the-art custom designed Swiss-manufactured motor
- Push button Speed Adjust
- Micro Signal Architecture© (MSA)
- Negative Stiffness Mechanism Vibration Isolation (NSM)
- Mechanical Crossover Technology (MCT)
- Tri-Modal Platter system (TMP)
- Edge Damping Ring (EDR)
- Tone arm Damping System (TDS)
- Resonance Tuned Suspension (RTS)
- Diamond Like Coating Amorphous Material Bearing Friction Modifier (DLC)
- High Torque Adjustable Drive (HTAD)
- Advanced Composite Armboard (ACA) using custom ballistics grade energy absorbing technology (Option)
- Facility for one tonearm (facility for second tonearm now available as an option)
All Helix Two turntables come with a black anodized aluminium top plate as standard. A carbon fibre top plate is available as an upgrade which compliments the new optional Advanced Composite Armboard.
Helix Two turntables are available with the following metallic finishes:
All Helix Two turntables come with the black anodized aluminium armboards as standard. The armboards are removable and allow simple interchange and calibration. The Advanced Composite Armboard is available as an upgrade.
Tone Arm Mounting
The Helix Two turntable is capable of mounting one tone arm up to 12” (305mm). An optional outrigger mount for secondary tonearm on left hand rear mount is available.
The Helix Two is operated by two push buttons on the table surface for speed selection/on/off.
Speed is constantly calibrated over 130,000 times per second to deliver precise 33.33 or 45.15 rpm (factory default). Default factory set speeds are:
- 33 RPM
- 45 RPM
- 78 and other RPM’s are available by request
- Simple user-adjustable speed control is accessible via two intuitive push buttons on rear of chassis.
- Fully integrated Swiss-manufactured high torque motor
- Dual belt platter drive designed to reduce static electricity and vibrations.
- 110-120 VAC, 50/60Hz 2A
- 220/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz 1A
Dimensions and Weight
Helix Two Turntable
Width 480mm x Depth 400mm x Height 200mm
Width 18.9 inches x Depth 15.8 inches x Height 7.9 inches
Combined shipping weight is 70Kg (155 pounds) in a custom road case.
Recommended installation requires a surface capable of supporting up to 60Kg (133 pounds).
Set-up assistance and complete service available worldwide through authorized dealer and representative network.