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Philips GA 209

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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Philips GA 209


The Philips GA 209 is an electronically controlled, fully automatic, two-speed record player combining the following features:

Exceeds the standards laid down by DIN 45500

Automatic start and selection of turntable speed

Automatic sensing of record diameter

Automatic return of pick-up at end of record

Option of manual or automatic operation

Built-in protection against incorrect use

Direct reading stylus force indicator with adjustment between 0.75 and 3 grams

Adjustable side thrust compensation

Universal headshell to carry Super M cartridges, or most other cartridges having 1/2" fixing centres

Photo-electric auto-stop, noiseless in operation and exerting no force on the pick-up arm

Electronic servo-control of the pick-up arm

Fully floating turntable and pick-up arm suspension

Very low wow, flutter and rumble

Low speed DC motor and belt driven platter

72 pole tacho-generator ensures constant turntable speed

Fine adjustment for 33.33 and 45 rpm


Drive method: belt drive

Record sizes: 17, 25 and 30cm

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed adjustment range: +-3%

Wow and flutter: 0.1%

Rumble: -60dB

Stylus force: 0.75 to 3g

Arm friction: 10 mg lateral/vertical

Mains voltage: 110, 127, 220 or 240V AC, 50 or 60Hz

Power consumption: 8 watts

Cartridge: GP400, 401 or 412


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  Deutsch

service manual  English

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Philips 209 Service Manual

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