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Technics SL-Q20

Semi-Automatic Quartz Phase Locked Direct-Drive Turntable

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Technics SL-Q20


The Technics SL-Q20 features quartz-phase-locked control with integral rotor-platter, direct drive motor giving exceptionally low speed drift (within +-0.002%).

Double isolated suspension system and aluminium die-cast/TNRC base construction.

Four-point gimbal suspension tonearm.

Soft-touch, front-panel electronic controls with cueing facility.

Technics plug-in connector cartridge system with EPC-P24 moving magnet cartridge included.


Platter: 312mm aluminium die-cast

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Tonearm type: straight, static balanced with plug-in connector

Effective length: 230mm

Dimensions: 430 x 106 x 375mm

Weight: 6.1kg


instruction/owners manual  English

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