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Technics SL-1015

Professional Direct-Drive Turntable

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Technics SL-1015


The Technics SL-1015 is a professional turntable system comprising the SP-15 motor unit, SH-15B1 plinth and EPA-500 tonearm.


Type: manual record player

Drive method: direct drive

Speeds: 33, 45 and 78rpm

Pitch control: +-9.9%

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Arm type: EPA-500 arm system with dynamic damping

Effective length: 250mm

Overhang: 15mm

Effective arm mass: 8g (without cartridge)

Applicable cartridge weight: 5 to 7g

Stylus pressure: 0.75 to 1.75g (2.75g with shell weight)

Dimensions: 530 x 420 x 172mm


In my view the SL-1015 is certainly more than good enough for studio desk use. It's plinth system plus the matching EPA-500 tonearm results in a fine manually operated player, offering three speeds, cartridge matching versatility and interchangeability, and a synthesized variable speed - £650 HiFi Choice 1983


motor unit instruction/owners manual  English

motor unit service manual  English

motor unit brochure  English

tonearm instruction/owners manual  English

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