2-Speed Direct Drive Turntable with static balance type universal tonearm
The Technics SL-5200 features a high performance circuit and full-cycle detection FG for quartz phase-locked control of integral structure superior in rotational characteristics.
The Double-TNRC vibration damping construction is a newly developed material high in damping and superior in attenuation characteristics.
A low-mass gimbal bearing tonearm is used, with an arm friction of 7mg and muting circuit.
Equipped with a stylus illuminator, the SL5200 facilitates selection of music even in a dark place.
For greater convenience, the tonearm is raised and lowered softly be a viscous damped cueing lever and returns to the armrest automatically.
Type: semi-automatic turntable
Drive method: direct drive
Motor: brushless DC motor
Platter: 304mm aluminium die-cast
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
Pitch control: +-6%
Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS
Tonearm: universal, static balance type, tubular
Effective length: 230mm
Offset angle: 22 degrees
Dimensions: 430 x 130 x 375mm
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Submitted by gator.swamp
Bought new about 1978 Auto Return
Works and holds speed with quartz precision.
Nothing special in comparison to many other Technics tables. Good accurate TT.
One note: The mechanics require attention after a period of storage. Be sure to take pictures if disassembling for cleaning.