Dual CS 514
2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable
The Dual CS 514 has a DC motor belt-drive, electronic speed switching and lightweight XM300 alloy tonearm.
The plinth is lightweight plastic and the platter pressed from alloy sheet.
The unit features automatic tonearm return and motor stop.
Motor: Dual DC 200-1 or 210-1 DC motor
Drive: belt drive
Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm
Platter: 304mm non-magnetic
Cartridge: Dual DMS 239
Stylus: DN 239
Tracking force: 2 to 3g
Wow and flutter: 0.08%
Tonearm effective length: 211mm
The bass of the CS 514 was found weak, but free at least from serious boom, and while it was reasonably tidy and controlled overall, it seriously lacked depth and dynamics. Stereo focus was satisfactory - £65 HiFi Choice 1984
Dual have had to make some compromises to keep down the cost but it can't be beaten at the price - Stereo Magazine 1984
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