Hola soy nuevo en el foro me presento . mi nombre es Leo. soy de Argentina.
tengo una duda estoy por comprar mi primer bandeja y estoy entre una Sony PS T20 o una Sony PS
242. alguien conoce alguna de estas dos . ? cual me recomendarían?
First welcome to VE.......
I don't have either turntable, however, I'll try to Help in making your decision.
There is only a picture of the PS-242 here:
And a service manual here in the VE library:
Both have Sony's BSL direct drive system and so drive specs and accuracy is very good. I've got the BSL drive on an X555es. The added feature is both these turntables have pitch control which is a plus if you have perfect pitch / are a musician.
Basically, it depends on the features you want in a turntable.
It appears / guessing from the pictures that the 242 is semi automatic operation. So you will have to manually cue the tonearm onto the LP, the turntable will start to spin and at the end of the LP, the tonearm will pick up and return to rest with the platter stopping.
The T 20 looks to be fully automatic and when the "Start" button is pushed will automatically cue the tonearm to the correct position and begin to play a 7" and 12" record. The T 20 will then play to the end whereby the tonearm will pick up and return to rest with the platter stopping.
Provided you have a good cartridge match and adjustment, either will provide very good sound playback.
It boils down to your budget and features.
Hope this helps.