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Technics SL-Q33

Fully-Automatic Quartz-Locked Direct-Drive Turntable

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technics sl-q33 turntable
Technics SL-Q33


The Technics SL-Q33 features auto-start, auto-return, auto-stop and repeat play.

The motor is of the brushless DC type driving a 31.2cm diameter aluminium die-cast platter.

The tonearm comes pre-fitted with a Technics EPS-207 MM (moving magnet) cartridge.


Type: fully automatic turntable

Platter: 312mm aluminium alloy

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: quartz controlled

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Tonearm: static balance, tubular

Tracking force adjustment: 0 to 2.5g

Effective length: 230mm

Dimensions: 430 x 130 x 375mm

Weight: 7.3kg


instruction/owners manual  English

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service manual  English

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belt for a direct drive

This manual shows a small mechanism belt but the manual is missing the mechanical parts list. Hoping for the parts list to be added or info on the belt size needed.

service manual

thanks for the scan of slq 33 service manual - excellent


How can I get it to work without a remote control? Or where can I get a remote control? I would greatly appreciate it!