This is a Hama Carbon Fibre Vinyl Record Turntable Mat.
Each turntable has special sound characteristics due to its construction and materials, which can be perfectly adapted to your own needs with different measures. An economical tool for improving sound is like this vinyl record mat. Depending on the material composition of the mat and the material of the turntable used, it can achieve a special sound effect. In order to obtain the best sound result for you, it may be necessary to test different combinations of turntable and record mat.
This turntable pad from Hama, is a high-quality mat made of carbon fibre.
Carbon is electrically conductive, thereby reducing electrostatic charge when playing the plate and eliminating annoying influences. In this way, the sound in the room improves and the subtleties of the musical pieces come into full focus. In addition, the use of the carbon mat reduces the friction of the record on the turntable, which reduces wear and tear of the record.
The record mat is simply attached under the record. Thanks to its low thickness of 0.2 mm, it is not necessary to re-adjust the tone arm.