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Akai AP-Q310

Direct-Drive Quartz Lock Turntable

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Akai AP-Q310


The Akai AP-Q310 is a fully automatic, quartz-locked, direct drive turntable.

An arm of moderate mass is fitted and the supplied cartridge is a low cost, moving magnet type with plastic cantilever.


Type: fully automatic

Drive method: direct drive

Platter: 1kg

Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.08%

Rumble: -70dB


The AP-Q310 was considered to be relatively unmusical and gave a flattened and compressed sound which was felt to be fatiguing - £80 HiFi Choice 1983


service manual  English

instruction/owners manual  Espanol - federicolemos

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