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Technics SL-23

FG Belt-Drive Semi-Automatic Turntable

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Technics SL-23


The Technics SL-23 is a high-quality, belt-driven turntable with a newly developed FG (frequency generator) servo-controlled DC motor with IC.

The unit features fabulous wow, flutter and rumble rating and has low power consumption for greater efficiency.

The static-balanced, S-shaped tonearm has the benefit of automatic return/shut-off, and has a MM cartridge combined with the headshell for high compliance support and good channel separation.

Also available as the SL-23K with a black facia.


Type: frequency generator servo turntable

Drive method: belt drive

Motor: DC motor

Turntable platter: aluminium diecast 300mm

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed change: electronic

Pitch control: 6%

Wow and flutter: 0.05% WRMS

Rumble: -65dB

Tonearm: universal s-shaped tubular arm

Effective length: 220mm

Overhang: 14mm

Offset angle: 22 degrees

Stylus pressure range: 0 to 4g

Cartridge weight range: 3 to 8.5g

Dimensions: 135 x 428 x 348mm

Weight: 6.5kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English - priitv8

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I can not keep the speed constant

I have aSL-23 but I can not keep it running at a constant speed. I have put a new belt on but this has not help. Could it be the power supply?


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technics sl-23 turntable manual

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Technics SL-23 Owners Manual

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Technics SL-23 manual

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