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Technics SL-BD22D

Belt-Drive Fully-Automatic Turntable System (1998-1999)

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Technics SL-BD22D


Type: fully automatic turntable

Platter: 312mm aluminium alloy

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: DC motor with FG method phase locked control

Wow and flutter: 0.045% WRMS

Rumble: -70dB

Tonearm: static balance, straight tonearm with plug-in connector

Effective length: 230mm

Overhang: 15mm

Stylus pressure: 1.25g (fixed)

Cartridge: moving magnet

Replacement stylus: EPS-34CS

Dimensions: 430 x 93 x 375mm

Weight: 3.6kg


instruction/owners manual  English

instruction/owners manual  Italiano - ALFA331989

service manual  English

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Great turntable!

Great turntable!

How to remove Technics SL-BD22 TT cover hinge.

Thanks, for the Manuals.
Specific cover hinge removal info not in the manual but according to the drawing it is just pressed into the mount. Will push harder!


Once again, thanks for the very easy download of the 2 docs! i don't have any problem on my SL BD22's but i feel a lot better having the Service Manual. It's important to have those docs, by all means.

Macedo Pinto.



Thanks a lot,

Got a problem with a bd22, it has a great cartridge, looks almost new, but we need to solve a rotation problem.

Good thing that not only sl1200 mk2 service manuals are being put online!