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Sparta GT-12

2-Speed Professional Transcription Turntable (1972)

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Sparta GT-12


The Sparta GT-12 is a professional, broadcast turntable featuring a synchronous, 4-pole motor with heavy idler-driven platter running in an oilite bearing.


Platter: 12", 6lbs

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Acceleration: less than 1/16 turn to 33rpm

Rumble: 45dB

Wow and flutter: 0.1%

Dimensions: 16 x 15.5 x 7.75" (GT-12-4P), 16 x 15.5 x 8.75" (GT-12-SY)

Weight: 18.5lbs

Finish: smoke grey textured, burnt orange platter mat


technical manual  English - plattenladen

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