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Technics SL-BD3

Fully-Automatic 2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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Technics SL-BD3


Type: fully automatic turntable

Platter: 312mm aluminium alloy

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: frequency generator, servo control

Wow and flutter: 0.045% WRMS

Rumble: -70dB

Tonearm: static balance, straight tonearm with plug-in connector

Effective length: 230mm

Overhang: 15mm

Stylus pressure: 1.25g (fixed)

Cartridge: moving magnet

Replacement stylus: EPS-30CS

Dimensions: 430 x 100 x 375mm

Weight: 3.8kg


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Great device

Great record player. I changed the cartridge to an Audio-Technica AT311EP. Love the sound of it. Good looking and great quality/value!

I'm gonna buy this record

I'm gonna buy this record player, I hope its good!