The Spektra Direkt 2 is manufactured in the US from a solid piece of aircraft grade aluminum. It is then mirror polished and anodized for a durable nish. This machine is compat- ible with both standard and cartridge needles, and features the patented Spektra MultiVise System that accepts both con- ventional backstem grips and screw-on style cartridge grips without using adapters. It also includes interchangeable stroke system with 2.8mm, 3.4mm, amd 4.0mm size stroke caps. This machine is powerful and reliable for all types of work, and it runs silently at both high and low voltages. // $499