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3-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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The FONS CQ30 is a piece of transcription equipment of the highest quality, designed to afford optimum performance from your records when used with ancillary equipment of equally high standards.

The deck features 3 speeds, all adjustable individually and accurately for a total range of 29-100rpm.

The motor in the CQ30 is under full electronic control to eliminate dependence on mains stability and the platter is a 12" precision component spinning on a hyper concentric main bearing developed over years of intensive research.


Speeds: 33.33, 45 and 78rpm, all adjustable individually and accurately from 29 to 100rpm

Control: full electronic eliminates dependence on mains stability

Platter: 300mm diameter high mass precision component. Run up time to 33.33rpm approx 1.6 seconds

Main bearing: hyper concentric developed over years of extensive research to ensure that rumble is reduced to well below useful and employable measurement.

Rumble: -80dB

Wow and flutter: better than 0.04%

Plinth: incorporates the FONS anti-feedback phase cancellation suspension system

Cover: heavy gauge smoked with self support hinges and one hand opening strip

Dimensions: 444 x 349 x 156mm

Weight: 8.6kg


instruction/owners manual  English

schematic  English - HAMISH119

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