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Technics SL-D3

Direct-Drive Fully-Automatic Turntable (1978-1980)

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technics sl-d3 turntable
Technics SL-D3


Type: fully automatic turntable

Platter: 312mm aluminium alloy

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: B-FG servo controlled

Pitch control: 10%

Wow and flutter: 0.03% WRMS

Rumble: -75dB

Tonearm: static balance, tubular

Tracking force adjustment: 0 to 2.5g

Effective length: 230mm

Cartridge: EPC-270C moving magnet

Dimensions: 430 x 130 x 375mm

Weight: 7.1kg


flyer  English - dcs02

instruction/owners manual  English

instruction/owners manual (alt scan)  English - dcs02

instruction/owners manual  Francais

service manual  English

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One of the best

is an excellent turntable. I think it's one of the best in this brand. recommended for those who want to start listening to music with impressive quality