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Inertia GST-1

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Inertia GST-1


The Inertia GST-1 is a 2-Speed, integrated turntable fitted with a 48-pole Synchronous motor


Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm

Motor: 48 pole synchronous

Platter: 305mm, 1.2kg

Wow and flutter: <0.05%

Rumble: <-72dB

Tonearm effective length: 230mm

Overall length: 330mm

Overhang: 15mm

Stylus pressure: 0 to 3g

Cartridge weight: 5 to 30g

Arm height: 45 to 60mm

Anti-skating: magnetic

Arm lifter: hydraulic


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Yes, it´s from Sweden. The

Yes, it´s from Sweden. The correct name is BDT 1 (Belt Drive Turntable 1), not GST 1. The manufacturer "Inertia Industri AB" (Inertia Industry) was located in Gothenburg.
The production started in the early 70s and discontinued around 1978.
The player (and an integrated amplifier) was sold in several countries; for example Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Spain and Australia.
Note: The player shown is not equipped with it´s original arm.
Inertia disapperd from the market around 1980.