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Technics SL-Q30

Fully-Automatic Quartz-Locked Direct-Drive Turntable (1982)

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Technics SL-Q30


The Technics SL-Q30 features fully-auto, quartz-phase-locked control with integral rotor-platter direct-drive motor giving exceptionally low-speed drift (within +-0.002%).

Double isolated suspension system and aluminium die-cast/TNRC base construction.

Four-point gimbal suspension system tonearm.

Soft-touch front-panel electronic controls with cueing facility.

Technics plug-in connector cartridge system with EPC-P24 moving magnet cartridge included.


Platter: 312mm aluminium die-cast

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Tonearm type: straight, static balanced with plug-in connector

Effective length: 230mm

Dimensions: 430 x 106 x 375mm

Weight: 6.2kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English

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