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Technics SL-QL5

2-Speed Quartz Controlled Direct-Drive

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Technics SL-QL5


The SL-QL5 is a fully automatic turntable with dynamically balanced, linear tracking tonearm system


Type: fully automatic

Drive method: direct drive

Motor: brushless DC

Drive control: quartz phase locked

Platter: 300mm aluminium die-cast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Tonearm type: Dynamic balance linear tracking gimbal suspension

Effective length: 105mm

Effective mass: 9g (including cartridge)

Resonant frequency: 12Hz

Dimensions: 430 x 88 x 350mm

Weight: 5.1kg


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