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Technics SL-1350

Direct-Drive Automatic Player System (1975-1976)

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Technics SL-1350


Direct-drive performance and automatic changer convenience - that's the unique combination of the SL-1350.

Because until now, high performance DD turntables were either manual or single play automatics and it was prevalently thought that record changers had to have comparatively inferior operating characteristics.

In our continuing efforts to meet the ever varying needs of serious audiophiles we have met this problem in an unordinary manner. Technics has combined the inherent superior operating characteristics of a direct drive motor with a precisely engineered multi disc changing mechanism.

The result is an innovative, automatic changer / turntable with wow / flutter and rumble figures which compare favorably with the finest manual belt driven turntables.

The SL-1350 also features automatic start, set down, return and shut off for a stack of up to six discs; a sensitive, gimbal suspended universal tonearm of longer length than average; an innovative Memo-Gram dial control that permits flexible programming for the number of records in the stack, for repeat play of a single side, or for a combination of record changing and repeat play; variable pitch controls; an integral strobe indicator / on-off lamp; an integral base; hinged, removable dust cover; and deluxe styling.


Drive type: servo controlled direct drive

Multiple play: 6 records

Motor: ultra low speed brushless DC motor

Platter: 330mm aluminium diecast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: 0.04% wrms

Rumble: 70dB

Tonearm: universal s-shaped tubular tonearm

Effective length: 230mm

Overhang: 15mm

Offset angle: 21.5 degrees

Cartridge weight range: 5 to 11g

Dimensions: 453 x 366 x 199mm

Weight: 9.4kg


brochure  English

instruction/owners manual  English

service supplement (SD7710-418-2)  English

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