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Pioneer PL-41

Professional Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable

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Pioneer PL-41


The Pioneer PL-41 is a two speed model, 33 1/3 and 45rpm.

Two push-buttons provided on the belt cover control selection of speeds.

Pressing the desired speed push-button will automatically set the turntable for operation of the speed marked on the push-button.

The PL-41 is a belt drive system in which the motor drives the turntable platter through a belt.

Therefore, changing turntable speeds must be done only when the turntable platter is rotating.


Type: belt drive

Motor: 4-pole hysteresis synchronous

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.08%

Rumble: 50dB

Platter: 310mm, 2.2kg, aluminium alloy diecast

Tonearm: static balance type

Cartridge: PL-C9 moving magnet

Stylus: PL-N9 0.65 mil radius diamond

Frequency response: 15 to 21,000Hz

Channel separation: more than 30dB

Output: 5mV

Stylus pressure: 2 to 3g

Dimensions: 508 x 406 x 191mm

Weight: 10.5kg


instruction/owners manual  English

parts list  English - jakereye

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Pioneer PL-41

This turntable belonged to my old friend who recently passed away. Now with the manual you made available, maybe we can get a lot more use out of it. It is a work of art!

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incredibly helpful! been looking for a manual to my favorite turntable for years. no more guessing for me! thanks