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Pioneer PL-100

2-Speed Auto Return Turntable (1980-1981)

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Pioneer PL-100


The Pioneer PL-100 is a 2-speed, belt-driven turntable with pitch control and auto-return tonearm.

Features include an auto-return mechanism, anti-skating force control, stylus pressure direct-readout counterweight, cueing device, strobe light and free-stop hinges.


Drive method: belt drive

Motor: FG servo motor

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed control range: +-2%

Wow and flutter: 0.045% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: more than 70dB

Platter: 310mm aluminium die-cast

Tonearm: static balance type, pipe arm (s-shaped)

Effective length: 221mm

Overhang: 15.5mm

Usable cartridge weight: 4 to 9g

Dimensions: 420 x 95 x 365mm

Weight: 5.2kg


100/100X instruction/owners manual  Deutsch

100/100X instruction/owners manual  Francais

100/100X service manual  English

100X instruction/owners manual  English - charidot

KUT/KCT/KU instruction/owners manual  English - jwscott

WE/WB/WP/R instruction/owners manual  English - Mal1951

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