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Pioneer PL-540

Auto Return Direct-Drive Turntable (1978-1979)

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Pioneer PL-540


Drive system: direct drive

Motor: quartz PLL hall motor

Platter: 320mm aluminum alloy die-cast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: less than 0.025% wrms

Signal to noise ratio: more than 73dB

Speed deviation: less than 0.002%

Tonearm: static balance type, s-shaped pipe arm

Effective arm length: 221mm

Overhang: 15.5mm

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 10g

Dimensions: 440 x 145 x 365mm

Weight: 10 kg

Sub-functions: auto-return mechanism, quick play mechanism, anti-skating force control


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