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Pioneer PL-640

Direct-Drive Turntable (1983)

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Pioneer PL-640


The Pioneer PL-640 is a 2-speed, direct drive turntable with static balance type straight tonearm.


Type: direct drive

Motor: quartz PLL Hall motor

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025%

Rumble: 78dB

Platter: 304mm aluminium alloy diecast

Tonearm: static-balance type, straight pipe arm

Effective length: 221mm

Overhang: 15.5mm

Cartridge weight range: 3 to 8g

Dimensions: 420 x 118 x 365mm

Weight: 5.3kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English Francais - dspix

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