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Technics SL-20A

2-Speed FG Servo Player System

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Technics SL-20A


The Technics SL-20A is a two-speed, belt driven turntable system with integrated s-shaped tonearm and fitted moving magnet phono cartridge.


Type: FG servo player

Drive method: belt drive

Motor: DC motor with FG servo

Platter: 300mm aluminium die-cast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed change method: electronic change

Wow and flutter: 0.05% WRMS

Rumble: -65dB

Tonearm: universal s-shaped tubular arm, static balanced, direct reading stylus pressure adjustment

Effective length: 220mm

Overhang: 14mm

Offset angle: 22 degrees

Stylus pressure range: 0 to 4g

Cartridge weight range: 3 to 8.5g

Cartridge: moving magnet

Frequency response: 20 to 25,000Hz

Output voltage: 3.2mV

Channel separation: 25dB

Channel balance: within 2dB

Load impedance: 47 to 100K ohms

Stylus pressure: 1.75g (+-0.25g)

Replacement stylus: EPS-270ED

Dimensions: 135 x 428 x 348mm

Weight: 5.0kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English

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