Belt Driven Turntable with Sprung Chassis.
The original STD 305M featured a heavy brushed metal plinth.
The 305S was a cheaper variant in a moulded black plinth and the 305D had electronic speed control.
Drive system: belt drive
Motor: 16 pole synchronous (305M, 305S), 9V brushed DC motor (305D)
Platter: 300mm (outer), 156mm (inner)
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm (305M, 305S), 33, 45 and 78rpm (305D)
Wow and flutter: 0.06%
Dimensions: 474 x 364 x 156mm
Undoubtedly capable of high sound quality. While the STD 305M remains worth considering, the 305S can be confidently recommended as providing good value for money - £170 HiFi Choice 1984
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I have had many turntables, like Thorens TD125 MLII, Systemdek, Linn LP12, I have to say it the STD305D is an amazing turntable, I would put it in a higher level over the Linn LP12, if You ever can get Your hand on one of this, do not doubt it, get it, You'll be surprise
10/10 by vynil1969