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Technics SL-DL1

Direct-Drive Fully-Automatic Turntable System (1981-1982)

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with linear tracking tonearm

technics sl-dl1 turntable
Technics SL-DL1


The Technics SL-DL1 is a fully automatic turntable with integral rotor/platter, direct-drive motor.

The unit is fitted with a dynamically-balanced, linear-tracking tonearm with microcomputer control.

Features include auto record size selection, 2-speed forward and reverse search function, auto cueing with muting and repeat facility.

The tonearm is fitted with a high-performance plug-in connector moving-magnet cartridge.


Platter: 312mm aluminium die-cast

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Cartridge type: EPC-P23

Dimensions: 430 x 88 x 350mm

Weight: 7.1kg


The SL-DL1 offers fine value for money and may be confidently recommended - £180 HiFi Choice 1983


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English - Cobra2

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