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Technics SL-L20

Belt Drive Fully Automatic Turntable System with Linear tracking tonearm

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Technics SL-L20

Specifications

Type: fully automatic turntable

Drive method: belt drive

Platter: 300mm aluminium die-cast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: DC motor

Wow and flutter: 0.045% WRMS

Rumble: -70dB

Tonearm: linear tracking tonearm with plug-in connection

Effective length: 105mm

Cartridge: moving magnet

Tracking force: 1.25g (fixed)

Replacement stylus: EPS-30S

Dimensions: 430 x 96 x 351mm

Weight: 3.7kg

Review

A rather lightweight parallel tracker achieving a poor overall rating, with little to recommend it unless you dig facilities - £120 HiFi Choice 1992

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Comments

SL-L20 update

I have just found the best cartridge for this turntable which is
the Shure V15HR-P using a N97XE stylus. It is much better than
my Shure/RS RXT6 cartridge. Next I am going to try a Jico stylus.

SL-L20

This was my first linear tracking turntable fitted with the shure RXT6
cartridge and monster cable 300i interconnects. I love the sound of this turntable, I disagree with HI-FIChoice magazine, just because it's a mass market turntable they feel they have to diss on it.