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Hitachi PS-38

Direct-Drive Turntable (1975)

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Hitachi PS-38


The Hitachi PS-38 precision direct-drive turntable is designed to meet higher performance standards for audiophiles who wish to enjoy superb sound reproduction.

Features include oil-damped cueing, anti-skating, tracking force direct-reading balance weight, stroboscope and neon lamp.


Type: 2-speed direct drive system

Platter: 305mm, 1.6kg, aluminium alloy diecast

Motor: brushless DC servo direct drive motor

Speed: 33 and 45rpm

Pitch control range: +-3%

Speed change over system: electronic change over system

Signal to noise ratio: 60dB

Wow and flutter: 0.04% WRMS

Tonearm: static balance type tubular

Headshell: plug in

Overall length: 301mm

Effective length: 220mm

Overhang: 15mm

Cartridge weight: 4-10g

Dimensions: 476 x 368 x 159mm

Weight: 7.5kg


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schematics  English - tontonguy

service manual  English - themisto462

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