Garrard LAB 80
2-Speed Idler-Drive Turntable
The Garrard LAB 80 is an automatic transcription turntable of the highest quality, providing true transcription performance together with the facility for playing records automatically if desired.
Used automatically, up to 8 records, 7", 10" or 12" of the same size may be played at 33 1/3 or 45rpm.
Two record spindles are supplied, a short one for manual play and a long one for automatic play.
A record adaptor is also supplied for playing large hole 45rpm records manually and if automatic play of these records is required, a large record spindle type LRS9 is available as an optional extra.
Many features of note are incorporated into the LAB 80:
Cueing device used for single record play
Bias compensator to balance out side pressure on the wooden pick-up arm
Heavy, non-magnetic diecast turntable with anti-static mat
Record size indicator and pilot light
New motor suspension system
New type record spindle for automatic play which fully supports the records without the need for an overarm
mkI / mkII service manual - gadget73
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