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BSR 810

2-Speed Transcription Series Turntable

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BSR 810


The BSR 810 turntable operates with flawless computer precision.

It's pre-programmed sequential cam system introduces a new experience in smoothness, quietness and feather-light operation over the widest range of operating modes.

The low-mass aluminium transcription tonearm floats in a concentric gimbal arm mount, reducing tracking error and offering precise zero balance adjustment over the full range of cartridge and stylus masses.

Other significant developments combined in the 810 include a 7lb dynamically balanced die-cast platter with integral strobe disc, a high torque synchronous induction power unit, rotating variable pitch control and viscous damped cue and pause with exclusive friction clutch.


Wow and flutter: less than 0.1%

Rumble: less than 55dB

Arm pivot distance: 8.652"

Arm type: Concentric gimbal arm mount gyroscopically pivoted on 4 pre-loaded ball-bearing races

Minimum tracking force: 0.25g

Arm resonance: 7Hz

Stylus pressure range: 0 to 4g

Motor type: dual range synchronous

Speeds : 33 and 45rpm

Pitch control: variable +-3%

Platter diameter: 12"

Platter weight: 7lbs

Drive mechanism: sequential cam system

Suspension system: four foam damped helically wound coils on rubber shock mounts

Record size: 12, 10 or 7"

Record stack: 6 records

Dimensions: 15 x 17 1/8 x 9 1/4"

Weight: 22ibs


Taking it all together - performance, features, styling - the BSR 810 moves into ranking place amongst the best automatics we know of. And at it's price, the others may well be in for a real contest - High Fidelity Magazine


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BSR 810 Turntable

Thank you very much for the information here, it sre helps. Does anyone have the service manual, they can post up, I am having speed issues, there is an ajustment to make but I am not sure how to ajust the speed idler drive wheel inhight to correct the speed. Thank you.