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Pioneer PL-400

2-Speed Direct-Drive Turntable (1979-1981)

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Pioneer PL-400


The Pioneer PL-400 is a 2-speed, quartz-controlled, direct-drive turntable fitted with static balance type, S-shaped tonearm.


Type: direct drive

Motor: quartz PLL Hall motor

Platter: 310mm aluminium alloy diecast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025%

Rumble: 75dB

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

Effective length: 221mm

Overhang: 15.5mm

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 9g

Dimensions: 420 x 96 x 365mm

Weight: 6.5kg


instruction/owners manual (WE/WB/WP/S/SG)  English

instruction/owners manual (KCT/KUT)  English - jwscott

service manual (ART-464-0)  English - rachelcm

400/400X service manual (ART-392-0)  English - gman6723

400/400X service manual (ART-467-0)  English - Biro

400/400X service manual (ART-516-0)  English - rachelcm

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