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Pioneer PL-200

2-Speed Direct-Drive Turntable (1979)

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Pioneer PL-200


Type: direct drive

Motor: DC servo motor

Platter: 310mm aluminium alloy die-cast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: less than 0.025% wrms

S/N ratio: more than 75dB

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

Effective length: 221mm

Overhang: 15.5mm

Cartridge weight: 4 to 9g

Dimensions: 420 x 365 x 96mm

Weight: 6kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual (ART-461-0)  English - rachelcm

200/200X service manual (ART-426-0)  English - Biro

200/200X service manual (ART-467-0)  English - Biro

200/200X service manual (ART-516-0)  English - rachelcm

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Tonearm Effective Mass?

Can't find it anywhere.


Is the headshell an SME type?

it seems quite sensitive to

it seems quite sensitive to shock and vibration.

Just got one of these, seems

Just got one of these, seems great, sounds awesome.

Use to have great sound...?

Use to sound great hooked up--have pre amp--hooked into mono--all setup right but then one day boom the sound is very very low..?cleaned everything but still no luck?