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Technics SL-221

Frequency Generator Servo Automatic Turntable System

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Technics SL-221


The Technics SL-221 is a 2-speed, belt-drive auto turntable system with static balance type tonearm.


Type: auto turntable system

Drive method: belt drive

Motor: frequency generator servo dc motor

Platter: 304mm aluminium alloy diecast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Pitch control: 6%

Wow and flutter: 0.045% WRMS

Rumble: -70dB

Tonearm: universal type tubular arm

Effective length: 230mm

Overhang: 15mm

Friction: within 7mg

Effective mass: 13g

Offset angle: 22 degrees

Stylus pressure range: 0 to 3g

Cartridge weight range: 5.5 to 8.5g

Headshell weight: 9g

Dimensions: 430 x 126 x 375mm

Weight: 4.5kg


service manual  English

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