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Technics SH-50P1

Electronic Stylus Pressure Gauge (1979)

Technics SH-50P1


The SH-50P1 is a is an electronic, semiconductor strain gauge type, stylus pressure gauge for accurate setting of VTA (vertical tracking force).

Originally supplied with the Technics EPA-500 tonearm, the SH50P1 was also available as an accessory for other turntables/tonearms.

The unit features zero point adjustment and gain control mechanism.

Pressure measurement range is from 0.5-3g.


Type: semiconductor strain gauge electronic stylus pressure gauge, with 0 point adjustment and gain control mechanism

Power source: DC 3V, silver oxide battery (SR44 type) x2

Stylus pressure measurement range: 0.5 to 3g

Dimensions: 147 x 52 x 24mm

Weight: 125g


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English - _ivan

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