Awards...

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1962 - Design Award

Council of Industrial Design

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1978 - Design Award

Design Council

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1978 - Engineering Design Award

CES (Chicago)

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1978 - Audio Masterpiece Award

(Japan)

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1979 - Engineering Design Award

Joint winners with Ortofon (Chicago)

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1981 - Stereo Sound State of the Art Award

Spring (Japan)

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1981 - Century’s State of the Art Dictionary

Selected for listing in Stereo Sound (Japan)

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1981 - Audio Component Grand Prix Award

(Japan)

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1981 - State of the Art Award

(Japan)

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1981 - Stereo Component Grand Prix Award

(Japan)

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1982 - Excellent Audio Product Award

(Japan)

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1985 - Long Run Award

(Japan)

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1985 - Audio Component of the Year Award

(Japan)

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1987 - Award for Excellence

Federation of British Audio

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1987 - Engineering Design Exhibition

(Selected) CES (Chicago)

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1988 - Source Component of the Year Award

Federation of British Audio

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1988 - International ‘Golden Ear’ Award

Pick-up Arm Design. Absolute Sound (USA)

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1988 - Achievement in Audio Award

Hi-Fi News & Record Review (UK)

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1990 - Les Muses D’Or

L’Audiofile Magazine (France)

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1993 - European High End Audio Award

Winners 1993 and 1994

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1994 - European High End Audio Award

Winners 1993 and 1994

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1993 - Award for Excellence

Audiophile Magazine (UK)

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1996 - Best Analogue Source Component

(Nominated) Hi-Fi News & RR

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2001 - The British Audio Awards

Best Analogue over £500. Hi-Fi News

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2001 - Stereophile Analogue Product of the Year

SME Model 10 Turntable

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2003 - Analogue Source Component of the Year

"Overall the SME Model 20/2 is the best turntable I've heard", Michael Fremer - Stereophile (USA)
(Vol.26 No.3)

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2003 - Stereophile Analogue Product of the Year

SME Model 30/2 Turntable

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2003 - 'Golden Ear' Award

SME Model 20/2 Turntable - The Absolute Sound (USA) (December 2003)

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2004 - PFO Brutus Award

SME Model 4.5i pua. Positive Feedback Online (December 2004)

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2005 - Hi-Fi Choice Gold Award

SME Model 10. Best Turntable £1000 - £3000

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2005 - 'Golden Ear' Award

SME Model 30/2 Turntable. The Absolute Sound (USA)

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2006 - Hi-Fi Choice Gold Award

SME Model 10. Best Turntable £1000 - £3000

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2007 - Hi-Fi Plus Product of the Year

SME Model 20/12 Turntable

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2007 - Hi-Fi Choice Gold Award

SME Model 20/12. Best Turntable over £3000

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2009 - Hi-Fi News Outstanding Product Award

SME Model 30/12

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2011 - Analog Grand Prix

Analog Magazine (Japan). SME M2-12R

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