Semi-Automatic Direct-Drive Turntable (1976-1978)
mkI Servo control / mkII Quartz locked
Equipped with the same smooth, silent auto-return tonearm control mechanism and output muting circuit as the SL-1300, the semi-automatic SL-1400 meets most audiophiles needs.
Automatic output muting cuts off irritating noise caused when the stylus is set down or lifted off the disc and is most effective when the tonearm is being manually operated with the cueing lever.
Type: semi-automatic turntable
Drive method: direct drive
Motor: ultra low speed brushless DC motor
Control type: servo control (mk1), quartz locked (mk2)
Platter: 330mm, 2.5kg, aluminium alloy diecast
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
Pitch control: 10% (mk1), 20% (mk2)
Wow and flutter: 0.03% WRMS (mk1), 0.025% WRMS (mk2)
Rumble: -70dB (mk1), -73dB (mk2)
Tonearm: universal, s-shaped, tubular
Effective length: 230mm
Offset angle: 21.5 degrees
Dimensions: 139 x 366 x 453mm (mk1), 145 x 384 x 453mm (mk2)
Weight: 8.1kg (mk1), 11.8kg (mk2)
service manual - morg_wn
mk2 pu plate replacement - morg_wn
instruction/owners manual (imp scan) - zoch_peter
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