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Sony PS-X65

2-Speed Direct-Drive Turntable (1980)

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sony ps-x65 direct drive turntable
Sony PS-X65


The PS-X65 is a convincing demonstration of Sony's unique capabilities in audio component design.

This fully automatic, direct drive turntable has all of the responsiveness of the PS-X55, and all of the high performance features: BSL motor, quartz X-tal lock with Magnedisc servo control, SBMC cabinet and fluid filled feet.

What is distinctive about this turntable is it's tonearm. Through micro-processor control, the tonearm of the PS-X65 offers greater operating versatility, compatibility with a wider range of cartridges, and higher performance than conventional arms.

With this remarkable tonearm, the PS-X65 qualifies as a component for the discriminating music lover.


Platter: 32cm aluminium alloy die-cast

Motor: linear BSL motor

Drive system: direct drive

Control system: crystal lock control, magnedisc servo control system

Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.015% wrms

Signal to noise ratio: 78dB

Tonearm: universal electronic

Effective length: 235mm

Overhang: 13mm

Dimensions: 480 x 165 x 420mm

Weight: 13kg


instruction/owners manual  Deutsch

instruction/owners manual  English Francais Espanol - jpaguas

service manual  English - EgillSkallagrimsson

service manual (alt scan)  English - jamesrm618

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