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Perpetuum-Ebner PE 3042

2-Speed Idler-Drive Turntable (1974-1977)

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Perpetuum-Ebner PE 3042


The Perpetuum-Ebner PE-3042 is a 2-speed, fully automatic record changer featuring a tubular aluminium tonearm and pitch control.

The turntable is similar to the PE-3040 but uses an improved four-pole motor.


Drive method: idler wheel

Motor: four-pole asynchronous

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Pitch control: 6% (approx 1 semitone)

Speed accuracy deviation: 0.15%

Rumble: 55dB

Tonearm: aluminium

Cartridge weight range: 2 to 8g

Stylus pressure range: 0 to 5g

Weight: 3.8kg


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