Technics SL-1210M5G - Direct Drive DJ Turntable

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Technics SL-1210M5G - Direct Drive DJ Turntable

This is a used item Condition: 8+
Shows moderate wear or finish marks Additional Comments:****NO HINGES FOR COVER****
Used Cat.# 1089490 Mfr # SL1210M5G
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You Pay: $1,399.00
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Product Highlights
  • Direct Drive Motor
  • Digital Pitch
  • Adjustable Brake
  • Switchable Voltage

The Technics SL-1210M5G is a professional direct-drive turntable, in a legacy of turntables that are favored by leading professional DJs. Technics updates a classic with enhancements that include a digital pitch control, adjustable brake and improved tone arm for a rich quality sound. The popular feel and rugged design that have made the SL-1200 series a popular choice are still intact. The SL-1210M5G is the perfect solution for any professional nightclub DJ booth, professional touring DJ, performance DJ and serious home DJs alike.

Note! Cartridges sold separately

Digital Pitch Control
The easily replaceable digital pitch control provides extreme accuracy from turntable to turntable. Pitch range is adjustable between +/- 8 and +/- 16. DJs can reset back to 0 at a touch of a button.
High Torque Motor with Adjustable Brake
The high torque motor is exactly what a DJ could expect from an SL-1200 series turntable. The SL-1210M5G features a variable brake adjustment for gradual stop and "stop-on-a-dime" accuracy.
Enhanced Tone Arm
The SL-1210M5G features an improved High Grade OFC (Oxygen Free Coil) tone arm cable and high-grade stereo PHONO cables, as well as an overall improved Tone Arm for a richer sound.
Quartz Direct Drive Accuracy
Technics professional turntables are known for their playing stability and accuracy due to the Quartz Direct Drive motor and platter system.
Rugged Design
Like all the turntables in the legendary SL-1200 series, the rugged SL-1210M5G is built for rigorous travel and minimal noise and feedback.
33 1/3 and 45 RPM Speeds
The SL-1210M5G supports 33 1/3 and 45 RPM speeds.
Long Lasting Blue Stylus Light
The blue stylus light features a long life and adds a stylish look.
Output Connectors Stereo RCA Phono
Motor Quartz direct-drive (manual turntables)
Brushless DC motor
Speeds 33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
Pitch Variable range pitch: ±8 %, ±16 % (two settings)
Brake Adjustable electronic brake
Starting torque: 1.5 kg·cm (1.3 lb·in)
Build-up characteristics: 0.7 s. from standstill to 33 1/3 r/min
Pitch Control Range +/- 8 , +/- 16 variable
Wow and Flutter 0.01% WRMS
0.025% WRMS (JIS C5521)
+/- 0.035% peak (IEC 98A Weighted)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio Rumble:
-56dB (IEC 98A Unweighted)
-78dB (IEC Weighted)
Tone Arm Type: universal
Effective length: 9-1/16" (230mm)
Arm height adjustment range: 0 - 6mm
Overhang: 19/32" (15mm)
Effective mass: 12g (without cartridge)
Offset angle: 22°:
Friction:less than 7 mg (lateral, vertical)
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)
Stylus pressure adjustment range: 0 - 4g
Applicable cartridge weight range: 3.5 - 13g; 11 - 20.5 g (including headshell)
With auxiliary weight: 9.5 - 13g; 17 - 20.5g (including headshell)
With shell weight: 3.5 - 6.5g; 11 - 14g (including headshell)
Headshell weight: 7.5g
Power Requirements Power Supply: AC120V, 60Hz
Consumption: 14.5W
Base Dimensions (WxHxD) 17 x 6 x 13" (45.3 x 17.2 x 35.5cm)
Weight 25.74 lb (11.7 kg)

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