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Realistic LAB-420

Direct-Drive Turntable with Automatic Return

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Realistic LAB-420


The Realistic LAB-420 precision direct drive turntable is designed to meet the high standards of performance that audiophiles expect for superior sound reproduction of their disc recordings.

The turntable employs a powerful brushless DC servo motor for unwavering, near-perfect speed. The stroboscope with bright neon lamp makes speed adjustment precise and very easy.

The S-shaped tone arm keeps the stylus of the cartridge perpendicular to the radius of the groove over the full surface of the record, which means low distortion and excellent tracking at less than 1.5 grams.

The turntable comes complete with Moving Magnet type cartridge with 0.7 mil diamond stylus that reproduces frequencies between 20-20,000 Hz while maintaining superior channel separation.


Type: 2-speed, direct drive, auto-return system

Platter: aluminium alloy die-cast, 310mm outer diameter, 1.4kg

Motor: 20 pole brushless DC servo-type

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Rumble: 65dB

Wow and flutter: less than 0.03% wrms

Tonearm: static balance type, tubular

Overall length: 302mm

Effective length: 220mm

Overhang: 15mm

Cartridge weight range: 3.2 to 8.5g

Dimensions: 143 x 450 x 355mm

Weight: 8kg

Accessories: head shell with cartridge, counterweight, 45rpm adapter


instruction/owners manual  English - Brick

service manual  English - scompton48

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