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Sony PS-F5

Fully-Automatic Linear Tracking Turntable

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Sony PS-F5


You can take the Sony PS-F5 with you anywhere, since the set is compact and lightweight, and operates on batteries. Its smart, innovative design allows it to be used standing upright, lying down or hanging on a wall.

The PS-F5's built-in headphone amplifier allows two pairs of headphones to be connected directly to the set, while the built-in equalizer amplifier allows the set to be connected directly to a radio cassette recorder.

This turntable system is equipped with a linear tracking tonearm. You do not have to adjust tonearm balance.

The linear torque BSL (brushless and slotless) direct drive servo motor has a high signal-to-noise ratio.

When you select the record size and speed, place the record and set the Disc Hold knob to Disc Hold, automatic record play and stylus up/down are operated by the feather-touch function buttons. When the play is finished, the tonearm automatically returns to the rest position.

A muting system activates when the tonearm is lifted and is deactivated after the tonearm lowers onto a record so there is no need to turn the volume down every time the stylus is placed on a record.

A record cleaning brush built under the tonearm cleans the surface of the record while it is playing.


Platter: 91.5mm strontium ferrite

Motor: linear torque, brushless and slotless motor

Drive system: direct drive

Control system: variable reluctance control system

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.06% wrms

Signal to noise ratio: 59dB

Automatic system: lead in, reject, arm up/down

Tonearm: dynamic balanced, linear tracking, low mass type

Pivot to stylus length: 37.5mm

Dimensions: 108 x 263 x 78mm

Weight: 1.7kg including batteries


service manual  English

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