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Sony PS-LX5

Quartz-Locked Direct-Drive Turntable (1980-1982)

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Sony PS-LX5


Drive system: direct drive

Control system: quartz locked, magnedisc control system

Platter: 310mm aluminium alloy diecast

Motor: linear torque brushless and slotless

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.025% wrms

Signal to noise ratio: 78dB

Speed deviation: within +-0.003%

Automatic system: lead in, return, reject, repeat, record size selection

Tonearm: static balanced

Effective length: 216.5mm

Overhang: 16.5mm

Cartridge shell weight: 5.2g (PS-LX5), 4.7g (PS-LX5C)

Cartridge weight range: 7.4 to 11.7g (10.9 to 15.2g with extra weight)

Fitted cartridge: XL-200 (PS-LX5), VL-5 (PS-LX5C)

Dimensions: 430 x 105 x 355mm

Weight: 6.3kg


service manual  English - ivog

5/5C instruction/owners manual  English - Thebes

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