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Sansui SR-3030

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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sansui sr-3030bc turntable
Sansui SR-3030


By whatever standard you care to judge it, tone quality, precision performance or functional styling - the Sansui SR-3030 BC is one of those rare components that merits serious consideration by anyone who values traditional craftsmanship and uncompromising engineering.

It combines a large 12" platter, a newly designed hysteresis motor and Sansui's exclusive direct belt-drive system for steady, unwavering speeds at 33 and 45rpm, without rumble or noise.

Better tracking and pickup characteristics are assured by it's non-resonant, statically-balanced tubular tonearm with induced magnet cartridge.

The tonearm is complete with sliding weights, a direct reading stylus pressure scale and an inside force canceller, a special balancing weight mechanism that guarantees optimum stereo pickup, reduced record wear and longer stylus life.

Other features that make the SR-3030BC one of the world's truly great turntables are it's built in hydraulic cueing device, die-cast motor board and oil-finished walnut cabinetry.

The Sansui SR-3030-BC is an exceptional stereo component which carefully reflects the world's highest standards of audio engineering.


Platter: 310mm die-cast aluminium alloy

Motor: 4-pole hysteresis synchronous

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Signal to noise ratio: better than 45dB

Wow and flutter: less than 0.09%

Tonearm: static balanced type tubular arm

Tracking error: less than +-1 degree

Stylus pressure: 0 to 2.5g

Cartridge: induced magnet type

Frequency response: 15-20,000Hz

Output balance: less than 1.5dB

Channel separation: better than 30dB

Output: 5mV

Load resistance: 50k ohms

Stylus pressure: 1.5 to 2g

Stylus: 0.5 mil spherical diamond

Weight: 18.7 lbs


service manual  English - jwscott

BC brochure  English

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