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Pioneer PL-500

2-Speed Direct-Drive Turntable

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pioneer pl-500 full-auto turntable
Pioneer PL-500


The Pioneer PL-500 is a 2-speed, quartz-controlled, direct-drive turntable fitted with a static balance type, S-shaped tonearm.

Features include a full-auto mechanism, anti-skating control, stylus pressure readout, cueing device, strobe light and free-stop hinges.


Type: fully automatic

Drive method: direct drive

Motor: quartz PLL hall motor

Platter: 330mm aluminium alloy diecast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025%

Rumble: 75dB

Tonearm: static-balanced s-shaped pipe arm

Effective length: 221mm

Overhang: 15.5mm

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 10g

Dimensions: 440 x 140 x 388mm

Weight: 9.1kg


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instruction/owners manual  English - Jeepo65

service manual  English - Jeepo65

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