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Sony PS-5520

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable System (1972)

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Sony PS-5520


The Sony model PS-5520 is a well engineered and versatile turntable that can be operated automatically or manually.

Automatic operation is accomplished using only the operating lever.

This model has many important features which contribute to the faithful reproduction of your records; a static balance tonearm, an effective anti-skating compensator, a 4-pole hysteresis synchronous motor, and so on.

The PS5520 tracks records faithfully, thereby preserving their original brilliance for many plays.

This model is also compatible with the most advanced cartridges currently available.


Platter: 11 7/8" diecast aluminium alloy

Platter weight: 2lb 3oz

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Drive system: belt drive

Motor: 4-pole condenser hysteresis synchronous

Wow and flutter: less than 0.1% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: better than 43dB

Tonearm: static balance

Overall arm length: 294mm

Effective length: 215mm

Overhang: 15mm

Stylus force adjustment: 0 to 3g

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 14g

Cartridge: VM-22GA induced magnet

Frequency range: 20Hz to 20kHz

Channel separation: 25dB

Output: 4mV

Stylus force: 1.5 to 2.5g

Stylus: conical 0.5mil diamond

Weight: 6.7g

Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 15 9/16"

Weight: 18lb 11oz


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service manual  English

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