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Technics SL-1510

Manual Direct-Drive Turntable

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Technics SL-1510


Designed specifically for the perfectionist who likes to be in control of everything, the manual Technics SL-1510 is ideal for professional applications.

It also features automatic output muting which is switched on whenever the cueing lever is operated.


Type: manual 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: gimbal suspension, universal, s-shaped, tubular

Effective length: 230mm

Overhang: 15mm

Offset angle: 21.5 degrees

Weight: 20.7 lb (mk1), 11.5kg (mk2)


mkII flyer  Francais

service supplement  English

instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch - jsehm

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