I don't know for sure; but I think the major differences between the Hyperspace and the Spacedeck are the bearing and the platter. I own the earlier version of the Hyperspace with the "thinner" platter. The current version sports a much thicker platter. Many people are of the opinion that the original version sounds better. I run mine with Bob Benn's brass "Outsider" and "Insider" record weights which add quite a bit of mass to my smaller platter. Personally, I wouldn't want the current version with the "heavy" platter. The motor has enough trouble spinnig it alone; I don't know how it would do with the added mass of my record weights. If what you are considering is the original version, buy it; ditch the plinth and replace it with a custom Neuance shelf, buy the record weights and replace the oil in the bearing well with Tom's new formulation. In the future you could consider buying a PS like the Nott. Wave Mechanic.
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