In the planning phase of the Montana NEO, we have decided to put all our knowledge and innovative technologies into an absolutely world class high mass turntable with compact dimensions. After intensive development work, we can now present an extremely attractive and flexible performer that has exceeded our own expectations and is absolutely unrivalled in its price range!
- 3 integrated, completely insulated AC-motors
- External digital motor controller DMC-20 with super stable multi-voltage power supply and innovative AVC technology level 3 (Automatic Vibration Control)
- Ultraprecise, extremely rigid and robust DTD® bearing with diamond-coated spindle (Dura Turn Diamond® Bearing)
- Exclusive silencer technology with 24 silencer modules for platter vibration reduction
- Massive aluminum chassis with CLD technology (Constraint Layer Damping) for significantly improved resonance behavior
- RPM-regulated double belt drive with speed fine adjustment for the subplatter
- Integrated control panel
- 3-point setup with special gel-damped feet
- Prepared for up to 2 tonearms
- Up to 2 adjustable arm boards for 9 to 12 inch tonearms
- 15-year warranty (with registration)
The 2 armbases of the
The Montana NEO is equipped with two adjustable tonearm bases that can accommodate all 9- to 12-inch tonearms thanks to interchangeable armboards.
As standard, one armboard is individually adapted to your tonearm. The second is designed with a closed top that can be easily changed for mounting a second tonearm.
Smoothness & dynamics
The highest level of our Automatic Vibration Control – AVC Level 3 – as well as three fully isolated AC motors and a double-belt driven sub-platter form the basis for the world class performance of the Montana NEO!
Spectacular performance in a compact design
The Montana NEO impresses with its elegant style and compact dimensions that conceal Acoustic Signature’s highly innovative technologies.
Thought out down to the last detail
To save space the control panel of the Montana NEO is integrated into the front left foot of the chassis which blends harmoniously with the design of the turntable.
Michael Fremer comments and talks on the Montana NEO in this video, introducing his listening room. The video by the absolute sound is featured on YouTube…
the absolute sound
by Michael Fremer
“Getting to know Acoustic Signature products over the years, all of them have been highly praised for the effort in the packaging and even the simple installation and adjustment. With the NEO generation, the metal fabrication and cutting is even more precise, making the whole set up process smooth and easy. […] The Montana NEO presents everything of the record “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, from the soundstage to the musical emotion in a comprehensive way, making it easy for the audience to enjoy the songs. It sounds so natural. A Montana NEO can accurately play multiple opposing elements simultaneously without just picking one of them. This is a sign of highest quality.”
Hi Fi Review
“Authority over the entire bandwidth, transparency, verve – everything is there to let the die-hard analogue lover enter vinyl heaven. The longer I listen to the Monatana NEO …, the more I can join our American and Asian colleagues who have declared products from Acoustic Signature’s NEO series to be references. It’s time we got the message in this country too: This is simply world class! Full stop.”
(Test with the TA-7000 NEO)
by Amré Imbrahim
“I hear the table’s well-hidden, ingeniously designed, skillfully executed guts in every play. Wherever you wish to go sonically, the Montana NEO/TA-7000 NEO combo can reliably take you there.”
(Test with the TA‑7000 NEO)
by Michael Fremer
“The Acoustic Signature Montana Neo turntable most definitely falls into the category ‘Worth Your Time’. This outstanding performer offers the special technologies in Acoustic Signature’s most advanced products in a beautifully finished, compact package. Listening to the wonderful transparency of the Montana Neo leaves this listener wanting for nothing. This is a great turntable offering the sound quality and reliability that satisfies a life-long dream.”
What an amazing machine the Montana is … I’m more than satisfied!
N. S. (Sweden) on his Montana NEO
|Drive system:||RPM-regulated double belt drive with speed fine adjustment for the subplatter|
|Speed range:||33 1/3 RPM and |
|Power adapter:||External digital motor controller DMC-20 with super stable power supply|
(100 V – 260 V AC, 50 / 60Hz.)
(WxDxH: 24 x 22 x 6cm; 2.6 kg)
|Bearing:||High-precision Dura Turn Diamond® bearing|
|Tone arm base:||Up to 2 adjustable armboards|
1 designed to fit to customers tonearm
1 empty armbase (with a closed top)
|Tone arm compatibility:||9 to 12 inch|
|Maximum number of tone arms:||2|
310 x 50 mm / 13 kg),
with Silencer modules
|Chassis:||65 mm aluminum alloy|
|Feet:||3 height-adjustable gel-damped aluminum feet|
|Dimensions (WxDxH):||430 x 430 x 170 mm|
|Chassis and platter:||Black (anodized),|
silver (anodized) or
|Silencer:||Polished brass, |
optional: 24 carat gold-plated or polished chrome
- Montana NEO chassis with integrated armboards
- External power supply DMC-20
- External control panel
- Patch cable RJ45 blue
- Patch cable RJ45 red
- 3 drive belts
- Tool set
- Carbon mat
- Instruction manual
The Montana Neo’s platter is equipped with 24 Silencer modules. The number, arrangement and layout was developed and optimized with the use of „state of the art“ CAD technologies. The brass modules are an attractive feature – but first of all they lead to an excellent damping and resonance absorption.