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Philips GA 212

Sprung Chassis Belt-Drive Turntable

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electronic speed control

Philips GA 212


The Philips GA212 record player features electronic speed control employing a tacho-generator, photo-electronic off switch, floating suspension of turntable and pick up arm and electronic touch controls for start, speed selection and stop.

The important advantages which result from the electronic speed control are high stability of turntable speed, negligible wow and flutter and accurate speed adjustment.

The slow running high-torque motor, the high quality platter bearing and the precision drive belt ensure exceptionally low rumble transmission.

The high mechanical quality of the GA-212 will ensure that the excellent performance is maintained over a very long period.


Drive method: belt drive

Speed control: electronic

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed adjustment range: +-3%

Wow and flutter: 0.1%

Rumble: 62dB

Arm friction: 15 mgf

Stylus force: 0.75 to 4g


instruction/owners manual  English

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service manual  English

service manual (part 1)  English Deutsch Francais Nederlands Espanol - deeveedeez

service manual (part 2)  English Deutsch Francais Nederlands Espanol - deeveedeez

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Philips Turntable GA 212

Thank you very much for providing the Owner's and Service Manual for my Philips GA 212 turntable. I have some issues with speed and touch control and these manuals will be very useful/essential in correcting the problems.