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Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK]

  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California
  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California
  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California
  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California
  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California
  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California
  • Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK] - Alma Music and Audio - San Diego, California

Technics

Technics SL-1210GR Grand Class Turntable [BLACK]

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Fusing Technics' traditional analogue and leading-edge digital technologies

Launched in 2016, the SL-1200G combined Technics‘ traditional analogue technology and advanced digital technology, while redesigning parts throughout. Its outstanding performance literally rocked the hi-fi market and redefined the reference for direct-drive turntables. Parts that were inherited from the SL-1200G were newly developed for the SL-1200GR, beginning with the coreless direct-drive motor and precise motor control technology that eliminated the cogging that originated from rotation irregularity, and including a low-vibration, high-rigidity platter and high-sensitivity tonearm. By these measures, the level of performance clearly outperforms the usual standards of its class. The SL-1200GR invites more audio enthusiasts to enjoy music with the rich, robust sound of analogue records.

Coreless Direct-Drive Motor Achieving Stable Rotation

In 1970, Technics commercialized the world‘s first direct-drive turntable, and the system took the world by storm. Unlike belt-drive and other systems, direct-drive systems rotate the motor at low speed and directly drive the platter, thus providing numerous advantages, such as the almost complete absence of degradation in S/N ratio due to motor vibration and deceleration mechanisms, as well as high reliability over a long period time because of not requiring parts replacement.
And in 2016, Technics developed the twin-rotor, surface-facing, coreless direct-drive motor with rotor magnets placed on both sides, thereby eliminating the rotation irregularity of the motor, referred to as "cogging," which was a unique issue for direct-drive systems. This motor was adopted for the SL-1200G, which once again drew a significant response in the hi-fi market. The SL-1200GR inherits the same design philosophy with the new development of a single-rotor, surface-facing, coreless direct-drive motor, resulting in the elimination of cogging.

SL-1210GR
Direct Drive Turntable System

Turntable section

Type
Direct Drive Manual Turntable
Turntable Speeds
33-1/3, 45 and 78 r/min
Adjust Range
±8 %, ±16 %
Starting Torque
2.2 kg-cm
Build-up Characteristics
0.7 s. from Standstill to 33-1/3 r/min
Wow And Flutter
0.025 % W.R.M.S.
Rumble
78 dB (IEC 98A weighted)
Turntable Platter
Aluminium diecast
Diameter : 332 mm
Weight : Approx. 2.5 kg (5.51 lb) (Including rubber sheet)

Tonearm Section

Type
Universal Static Balance
Effective Length
230 mm (9-1/16")
Overhang
15 mm (19/32")
Tracking Error Angle
Within 2° 32' (at the outer groove of 30 cm record)
Within 0° 32' (at the inner groove of 30 cm 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 auxiliary weight)
5.6 - 12.0 g
14.3 - 20.7 g (including head shell)
(with auxiliary weight)
10.0 - 16.4 g
18.7 - 25.1 g (including head shell)
Cartridge Mounting Dimension
JIS 12.7 mm (1/2") interval
Head Shell Terminal Lug
1.2 mmφ 4-pin terminal lug

Terminals

Audio Output
PHONO (Pin Jack) x 1
EARTH TERMINAL x 1

General

Power Supply
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption
11 W Approx.
0.2 W (Standby)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
453 x 173 x 372 mm
(17-27/32 × 6-13/16 × 14-21/32 inch)

Weight
Approx. 11.5 kg
(Approx. 25.35lbs)
Accessories
Turntable, Turntable sheet, Dust cover, EP record adaptor, Balance weight, Auxiliary weight, Head shell, Overhang gauge, Screw set for cartridge, PHONO cable, PHONO earth lead, AC power supply cord, Owner's Manual