Technics

Technics SL-1210G Grand Class Turntable

£3,499
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Introducing, the new Technics Grand Classic SL-1210G. Finished in Black the SL1210G has the same features as the SL1200G but now with a Black 10-mm-thick machined aluminium top panel. A true high-end hi-fi turntable aimed at audiophiles, re-engineered and redefining the Direct Drive Turntable.

To celebrate the launch we are offering a Ortofon 2M Black Cartridge with every pre ordered turntable....

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The new Technics SL-1210G Grand Class Turntable will be available in November 2021.

Starting it's life in the early '70s, the SL1200 lived through five versions (in the UK) and, even at its demise in around 2010 was still seen by many as the reference deck for club use. These reengineered versions may look the same but underneath it's classic looks, it has a completely reengineered construction. The use of a newly developed coreless direct-drive motor with no iron core eliminates cogging (the rotation irregularity often associated with the original models) The turntable platter has a three-layered construction with a rigidly combined brass and aluminium die-cast platter. With a deadening rubber covering its entire rear surface to eliminate unnecessary resonance, thereby achieving high rigidity and vibration damping. This delivers smooth rotational stability and inertial mass surpassing the SP-10MK2, the direct-drive turntable standard used by broadcast stations worldwide, as well as having more than twice the inertial mass of the SL-1200MK5.

The tonearm employs lightweight magnesium which has a high damping effect, with cold drawing improving the characteristics of the material and achieving the high-precision required. In addition, high initial-motion sensitivity is attained by employing the traditional Technics gimbal suspension construction with horizontal rotation axis and the vertical rotation axis intersecting at a single central point, as well as high-precision bearings using a cut-processed housing.

A hairline-processed, 10-mm-thick top panel of immaculate aluminium has been added to the previous three-layered construction of aluminium die-cast, BMC, and heavyweight-class rubber on the SL-1200MK5. This four-layered construction combines high rigidity with a high-quality finish and feel.

Specifications

Turntable section

  • Type

    • Direct Drive Manual Turntable
  • Turntable Speeds

    • 33-1/3, 45 and 78 rpm
  • Adjust Range

    • ±8 %, ±16 %
  • Starting Torque

    • 3.3 kg-cm
  • Build-up Characteristics

    • 0.7 s. from Standstill to 33-1/3 rpm
  • Wow And Flutter

    • 0.025 % W.R.M.S. (JIS C5521)
  • Rumble

    • 78 dB (IEC 98A weighted)
  • Turntable Platter

    • Brass and aluminium die-cast combined
      Diameter: 332mm
      Weight: Approx. 3.6 kg (including a rubber mat)

Tonearm Section

  • Type

    • Universal Static Balance
  • Effective Length

    • 230 mm
  • Overhang

    • 15 mm
  • Tracking Error Angle

    • Within 2° 32'(at the outer groove of 30 cm (12"") record)
      Within 0° 32'(at the inner groove of 30 cm (12"") record)
  • Offset Angle

    • 22°
  • Arm-height Adjustment Range

    • 0 - 6 mm
  • Stylus Pressure Adjustment Range

    • 0 - 4 g (direct reading)
  • Head Shell Weight

    • Approx. 7.6 g
  • Applicable Cartridge Weight Range

    • (Without the auxiliary weight)
      5.6 to 12.0 g
      14.3 to 20.7 g (including the head shell)
      (With small auxiliary weight)
      10.0 to 16.4 g
      18.7 to 25.1 g (including the head shell)
      (With large auxiliary weight)
      14.3 to 19.8 g
      23.0 to 28.5 g (including headshell)
  • Cartridge Mounting Dimension

    • JIS 12.7 mm Interval
  • Head Shell Terminal Lug

    • 1.2 mm φ 4-pin Terminal Lug

Terminals

  • Audio Output

    • PHONO (Pin Jack), EARTH TERMINAL

General

  • Power Supply

    • AC 110 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption

    • 14 W Approx. 0.2 W (standby)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    • 453 x 173 x 372 mm
  • Weight

    • Approx. 18 kg
  • Accessories

    • Turntable, Turntable Mat, Dust Cover, EP Record Adaptor,Balace Weight, Auxiliary Weight Small, Auxiliary Weight Big,Head Shell, Overhang Gauge, Screw Set for Cartridge,PHONO Cable, PHONO Earth Lead, AC Mains Lead, Screw Set for Turntable, Owner's Manual

 

 

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