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Quartz-Locked Direct-Drive Turntable (1977)

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jvc ql-7 direct drive turntable


The JVC QL-7 is a 2-speed, quartz-locked, direct-drive, integrated turntable system with fitted tonearm.


Type: direct drive

Motor: 12-pole, 24-slot, DC type FG servomotor

Motor control: quartz locked

Speed detection: super servo frequency generator

Platter: 2.2kg

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: 74dB

Tonearm: tracing hold system, static balance, new gimbal support

Effective length: 245mm

Overhang: 15mm

Tracking force: 0 to 3g

Dimensions: 162 x 477 x 401mm

Weight: 10.8kg


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