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Denon DP-51F

Quartz Fully-Automatic Direct-Drive Turntable (1982-1983)

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Denon DP-51F


The Denon DP-51F is a quartz controlled, fully-auto, direct-drive turntable with DST tonearm.

The features of the unit include an exclusive non-contact electronically controlled dynamic servo tracer tonearm for superb sound quality.

Dual direction speed servo with quartz magnetic pulse detection control ensures smooth and stable performance from the patented AC servo motor.

The DP-51F is compatible with a wide range of top quality cartridges as the dynamic servo tracer system controls low frequency resonance through the low mass, straight tonearm.


Drive system: servo controlled direct drive

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: below 0.01% wrms

Signal to noise ratio: over 78dB

Platter: 300mm aluminium die-cast

Motor: AC servo motor

Brake system: electronic brake

Speed deviation: below 0.002%

Tonearm: dynamically balanced, straight tube tonearm

Effective length: 244mm

Overhang: 14mm

Tracking force range: 0 to 3g

Cartridge weight range: 3 to 12g

Anti skating: electronically controlled

Dimensions: 130 x 455 x 424mm

Weight: 9kg


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instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English - les tatum

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