The Q-Deck was a two-speed (33 and 45rpm) semi-automatic, belt-drive turntable with off board DC power supply.
The deck came supplied with a Japanese manufactured, straight tone arm suitable for cartridges ranging from 4-12g and equipped with a calibrated anti-skate dial.
The arm came factory fitted with an Ortofon OM10 phono cartridge.
Type: belt drive
Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm
Well engineered and good sounding low cost package which is both easy to set up and use - £180 HiFi Choice 1992
Well balanced, inviting sound; none of the edginess or imprecision associated with cheaper turntables; comes fitted with one of Ortofons better budget pick-ups.
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Ariston Belt Drive Turntables
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Submitted by Jurek
I had a lot of turntables but this one , the following solid modernizing, replacing wires, cartridge is Ortofon MC, arm height, etc., semiautomatic OFF and lift the arm ,does not equal shares each in an average price range of new