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Technics SP25

2-Speed Studio Turntable (1979-1988)

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based on the SL1200 motor unit

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Technics SP25


The SP-25 turntable offers a similar standard of excellence as the SP-10mkII professional units.

Features include total quartz locked pitch control within a 6% range from rated speeds, full cycle detection FG, extremely high torque, a large turntable platter with high moment of inertia, electronic braking system, integral rotor/platter motor construction and highly effective chassis damping.

Quartz locked control means virtually perfect speed accuracy. But in most quartz controlled turntables, this accurate speed control circuit is defeated when pitch changes are required.

Now, with the SP-25, pitch is variable continuously (analogically) under total quartz locked control.

Optional plinth units available in black (SH-15B3) or simulated rosewood veneer (SH-15B2), both of which are constructed from a heavy, acoustically dead, rubber material.


Drive method: direct drive

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: quartz locked

Pitch control: +-6%

Wow and flutter: 0.025% WRMS

Rumble: -78dB

Start-up time: 0.7s to 33rpm

Dimensions: 349 x 85 x 372mm

Weight: 4.8kg


brochure  English

brochure (alt scan)  English - andromeda

instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English - popoche

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