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Sony PS-T22

Semi-Automatic Direct-Drive Turntable (1980)

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sony ps-t22 semi-auto turntable
Sony PS-T22


The semi-automatic PS-T22 offers the superb performance of Sony direct drive, together with low-mass tonearm and non-resonant base.

With specifications close to Sony's best turntables, the T22 must be considered extraordinary value.


Type: auto return turntable

Drive method: direct drive

Motor: DC servo controlled

Platter: 310mm diecast aluminium

Speeds: 33 and 34rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025% wrms

Signal to noise ratio: 75dB

Tonearm: statically balanced

Effective length: 216.5mm

Overhang: 16.5mm

Cartridge weight range: 7.5 to 125 (including supplied headshell)

Dimensions: 430 x 130 x 370mm

Weight: 6.1kg


service manual (partial)  English - dehawk

22/22C instruction/owners manual  English - dnkrell

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