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Quartz-Locked Direct-Drive Turntable (1978)

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Features of the JVC QL-A7 include a locking chuck headshell connector, forged headshell, oil-damped arm lifter, anti-skating system and headshell mounting angle fine adjustment.


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

Drive system: direct drive

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: more than 73dB

Speed detection: frequency generator

Platter: 313mm diameter

Tonearm: TH type, static balance, new gimbal support

Effective length: 245mm

Overhang: 15mm

Tracking force range: 0 to 3g

Cartridge weight range: 14.5 to 23.5g (inc headshell)

Height range: 42.5 to 50mm


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