Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable

Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
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Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable

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Technics SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable
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A new standard in direct-drive turntables for audiophiles and vinyl enthusiasts alike, the Technics Grand Class SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable combines unique technology developed by Technics for a modern turntable of the digital age with all of the warmth we love from playing our vinyl records.

For a long-lasting constantly reliable turntable that won't require replacement parts, Technics have focused on a direct-drive system rather than belt-driven. This system uses a motor to drive the platter directly rather than driving a belt which in turn moves the platter. Using the latest motor control technology and a coreless direct-drive motor developed by Technics for the 2016 SL-1200G and updated for the SL-1200GR, the 1200GR's technology eliminates much of the vibrations and noise caused by the motor and other mechanisms in the turntable allowing for an incredibly smooth, stable rotation and accurate playback.

The Technics SL-1200GR focuses on pursuing the ultimate combination for a smooth, vibration-free, clear playback. The weighty die-cast aluminium 2.5kg platter is built using a two-layer construction including a rubber layer covering the entire rear surface to dampen unwanted resonance from across the platter. The body of the SL-1200GR applies the same two-layered technique of the platter. The aluminium die-cast chassis keeps the turntable rigid whilst silicon rubber insulators on the lower side of the plinth and feet absorb vibrations from the surface meaning all you will hear is the sweet sound of your vinyl.

Precision is everything in SL-1200GR with the tonearm hand assembled and manually adjusted in Japan before packaging. As with all Technics turntables, a lightweight yet rigid aluminium construction is employed allowing for an accurate, sensitive playback from the universal S-shaped static-balance type tonearm. A gimbal suspension and high-precision bearings in the SL-1200GR all ensure a highly sensitive and accurate tracking of your records.

With both grounding terminals and a gold plated RCA output for your own choice of cables below the tonearm , you can select your own cables to suit your entire system. 

With the SL-1200GR, Technics delivers a timeless classic that will bring a new breath of life to your vinyl collection.

Please note cartridge not included

Belt or direct driveDirect Drive
Cartridge suppliedNot supplied
Dust coverIncluded
ExtraWow and Flutter: 0.025% W.R.M.S
Adjust Range: ±8%, ±16%
Starting Torque: 2.2 kg?cm
Build-up Characteristics: 0.7 seconds from standstill to 33 1/3 RPM
Rumble: 78dB (IEC 98A Weighted)
Finish Silver
Outputs 1 x Phono Output
PlatterAluminium die-cast high-dampening platter
Diameter: 332mm
Weight: Apprx. 2.5kg including rubber sheet
Speed33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM
Tone armUniversal Static Balace Tonearm
Effective Length: 230mm
Overhang: 15mm
Tracking Error Angle:
  - Within 2° 32' (at the outer groove of 30cm record)
  - Within 0° 32' (at the inner groove of 30cm record)
Offset Angle: 22°
Arm Height Adjustment Range: 0 - 6mm
Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range: 0 - 4g (Direct Reading)
Head Shell Weight: Aprx 7.6g
Applicable Cartridge Weight Range:
  - (Without auxiliary weight) 5.6 - 12g (14.3 - 20.7g including head shell)
  - (With auxiliary weight) 10 - 16.4g (18.7 - 25.1g including head shell)
Cartridge Mounting Dimension: JIS 12.7mm, interval
Head Shell Terminal Lug: 12mmf 4-pin terminal lug
W x H x D (mm) 453 x 173 x 372
Weight (kg) 11.2
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