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Sansui SR-4040

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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sansui sr-4040 turntable
Sansui SR-4040


For the audio enthusiast satisfied with nothing but the highest standards of precision, the SR-4040 follows in the great tradition of Sansui receivers, speaker systems and headphone sets.

It imaginatively reflects every facet of Sansui audio know-how with flawless characteristics of wow, flutter, rumble, speed accuracy and constancy.

Not a single detail has been overlooked, not a single effort spared in making the SR-4040 the most versatile, durable and precise turntable you could own.

From the world's most advanced belt-drive system, a 4-pole synchronous capacitor starting motor and two piece platter, the SR4040 maintains a speed constancy that never wavers more than 0.08%.

An integrated low-mass tubular tonearm and a high compliance moving coil cartridge ensure an unequalled sound uniformity over it's entire frequency range.

These and scores of other creative engineering features are why, when combined with other Sansui stereo components, the SR4040 achieves a playback quality beyond the capabilities of any turntable you've ever heard.


Platter: two-piece consisting of a 12" outer platter made from cast zinc alloy and an 8" inner platter of aluminium alloy

Motor: 4-pole synchronous

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Signal to noise ratio: better than 46dB

Wow and flutter: less than 0.08%

Tonearm: static balanced type tubular arm

Tracking error: less than +-1 degree

Stylus pressure: 0 to 2.5g

Cartridge: moving coil type with built-in boosting transformer

Frequency response: 15-20,000Hz

Output balance: less than 1.0dB

Channel separation: better than 30dB

Output: 4mV

Load resistance: 50k ohms

Stylus pressure: 1.5 to 2g

Stylus: 0.5 mil spherical diamond

Weight: 24.4 lbs


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