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BBC MP1-18

Broadcast Quality Pick-up Arm (1978-1979)

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BBC MP1-18


The BBC MP1/18 was designed for use with the new range of Disk Reproducer RP2/9 and RP2/10 which use the Technics SP10mk2 turntable.

It complements the turntable performance in regard to rejection of spurious v.l.f interference.

It should therefore find application with other disc reproducers using the Technics SP10mk2 turntable in either BBC or standard commercial form. (typical users are local radio and dubbing theatres)


Total length: 330mm

Effective length: 248mm

Mounting distance: 232.6mm

Overhang: 15.4mm

Offset angle: 21.3 degrees

Stylus pressure: 1.5 to 6.5g adjustable


info sheet  English

technical drawing  English - paki976

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