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QED R232

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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QED R232


The QED R-232 is a 2-speed, belt-driven turntable fitted with gimbal bearing tonearm and moving magnet cartridge.

The E (electronic) version has electronic speed control and an upgraded naked elliptical stylus.

Features on both versions include a glass platter and fixed counterweight and anti skate on the tonearm, pre-set for the supplied QED cartridge.


Drive system: belt drive

Motor: 24-pole AC synchronous (quartz controlled on R-232E)

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.15% (0.12% on R-232E)

Rumble: -68dB (-70dB on R-232E)

Arm bearing: gimbal style 3-point ball races

Arm bearing friction: 20mg (vertical), 35mg (horizontal)

Cartridge type: moving magnet

Stylus: 18 x 7 mil elliptical (true naked elliptical on R-232E)

Dimensions: 400 x 340 x 105mm

Weight: 6.8kg


instruction/owners manual  English

E instruction/owners manual  English

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