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Pioneer PL-600

Fully-Automatic Turntable

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pioneer pl-600 direct drive turntable
Pioneer PL-600


The Pioneer PL-600 features a full auto mechanism based on optical, no-contact detection principles so that force is not needlessly exerted on the tonearm.

The model also adopts a quartz PLL system with brushless DC Hall motor.

The system compares the waveforms of a high-precision reference oscillator employing a quartz crystal with the output waveforms of the frequency generator built into the rotor of the motor, and thereby controls the rotational speed of the motor.

The precision-finished centre shaft and bearings, and the platter with it's high inertial mass, prove to be a winning combination in the PL-600.


Type: direct drive

Motor: quartz PLL Hall motor

Platter: 330mm aluminium alloy diecast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025%

Rumble: 78dB

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

Effective length: 237mm

Overhang: 15mm

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 12.5g

Dimensions: 456 x 140 x 384mm

Weight: 11kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English

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