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Dual 1216

Hi-Fi Automatic Turntable

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Dual 1216


The Dual 1216 is an idler drive turntable featuring a 4-pole asynchronous pole motor with radialelastic suspension.

The unit has a 3.2 lb platter and 3-speed selection with pitch control of 6%.

The 1216 tonearm is a torsionally rigid, aluminium type with vertical needle bearings, horizontal 2-layer precision ball bearings in hardened and polished races.

The cartridge holder (headshell) is removable and accepts 1/2" cartridges with a weight of 1-8g.


instruction/owners manual  English Deutsch Francais Espanol

instruction/owners manual (alt scan)  English Deutsch Francais Espanol

service manual  Deutsch - 3rd_Ear

service manual  English



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Dual 1216

Many thanks to the person who put up the 1216 manuals, really appreciated.