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Sony PS-X50

2-Speed Direct-Drive Turntable

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Sony PS-X50


The Sony PS-X50 is a 2-speed, direct driven turntable system with aluminium alloy die-cast platter and static balance universal tonearm

The X-Tal lock system on the PS-X50 maintains the turntable at an accurate nominal speed under voltage or temperature variations or ageing, and shows excellent initial drift and load/speed characteristics.

The direct drive system uses Sony's unique linear BSL (brushless and slotless) motor, resulting in extremely smooth torque and start up.

High speed precision monitoring utilising a 5-pole pick up head and pulse coated platter rim for electronic speed sensing.

The J-shaped tonearm of the PSX50 uses a long span trunion and is adjustable for height to adapt to any cartridge.


Platter: 320mm aluminium alloy diecast

Motor: linear brushless and slotless motor

Drive system: direct drive

Control system: crystal lock control

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: 75dB

Automatic system: return, reject

Tonearm: statically balanced

Pivot to stylus length: 235mm

Overhang: 14mm

Overall arm length: 330mm

Tracking force adjustment: 0 to 2.5g

Dimensions: 480 x 165 x 420mm

Weight: 11.5kg


instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch

service manual  English

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anyone know where I can

anyone know where I can found service manual for this device?