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Fully-Automatic Linear Tracking Turntable (1982)

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The L-E3 not only has the advantage of linear tracking to eliminate problems associated with tracking error, it also has an advanced drive system utilizing our coreless DC FG servo motor, and a whole raft of auto functions including auto disc size selection and speed setting.

Together, all of this technology will bring out the best from your entire record collection for years of beautiful listening and reliable performance.

The tonearm of the L-E3 is linear tracking to eliminate tracking error.

A no-contact optical system is incorporated to detect any deviation from perpendicularity.

With every L-E3 comes an integral low-mass dual-magnet cartridge, a variation on the popular MM theme featuring high tracking ability.

But for those who prefer the crispness and transient performance of a MC cartridge, JVC has optionally available model MC-E3E.

Since its output is high, it directly mates with the normal magnetic phono inputs of your receiver or amplifier.


Type: coreless DC servo motor

Drive system: direct drive

Wow and flutter: 0.03% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: 75dB

Platter: 295mm die-cast aluminium

Type: linear tracking, statically balanced, straight arm

Effective length: 153mm

Overhang: none

Operation mode: fully automatic

Dimensions: 340 x 114 x 358mm

Weight: 5.4kg


service manual  English - SilverFoxStrings

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