4 Channel Ready Manual Turntable (1972)
The JVC VL-8 is a top-performing, precision, 2-channel turntable designed for tomorrows world of 4-channel stereo.
The key to its professional standard is its built in DC brushless servo motor, destined for a longer and more useful life.
Wow and flutter is reduced to less than 0.05% in the VL-8, and its signal to noise ratio is better than 60dB
The unit's outer rotor motor provides for fine adjustment of revolution speed through a built-in stroboscope.
Further qualifying this precision model for the future of 4-channel stereo is a universal tonearm that is statically balanced for stable tracking at light stylus pressure, plus an anti-skating device.
All that's required to convert it to a discrete 4-channel stereo capability while retaining 2-channel compatibility is the JVC 4MD-10X phono cartridge and the 4DD-10 demodulator.
Type: 4 channel ready manual turntable
Motor: DC brushless servo motor
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
Platter: 12" diameter aluminium die-cast
Drive system: belt drive
Tonearm: stable balancing tubular arm, adjustable in height with oil-damped cueing control
Pitch control: +-2.5% variable
S/N ratio: better than 60dB
Wow and flutter: 0.05% WRMS
Stroboscope: high brightness illuminated strobo system
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