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Sony PS-X9

2-Speed Direct-Drive Turntable (1977-1984)

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Sony PS-X9


The PS-X9 was Sony's top of the range professional turntable system, featuring a crystal-locked, direct-drive turntable, extra long PUA-9 tonearm and XL-55 Pro moving coil cartridge.


Drive system: direct drive

Control method: crystal locked

Motor: linear BSL DC servo motor

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed control range: +6% (crystal lock off)

Platter: 380mm diecast aluminium alloy

Wow and flutter: 0.02% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: 75dB

Automatic system: arm return and reject

Tonearm: statically balanced universal type

Effective length: 264mm

Overall length: 356mm

Overhang: 14mm

Cartridge: XL-55 Pro

Type: moving coil

Stylus: 0.3 x 0.8mil elliptical nude diamond

Tracking force: 1.5 to 2.5g

Dimensions: 540 x 220 x 450mm

Weight: 35kg


service manual  English - Digger747

instruction/owners manual  Nihongo - neprince

brochure  Nihongo - neprince

technical information  Nihongo - neprince

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