The " Grand Class 50th Anniversary Limited Edition " Technics SL-1200GAE turntable

Technics announces the new “SL-1200G” for its 50th Anniversary

Alexandre Trochut  - Editor in Chief
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The " Grand Class 50th Anniversary Limited Edition " Technics SL-1200GAE turntable

Previewed last September, the long awaited new Technics turntable showed only glimpses, but now the company has unveiled the finished product and it’s a thing of beauty. In a new preview on Wired, Panasonic confirmed they will release two versions of the new turntable.

First, the Technics 50th Anniversary ‘Grand Class SL-1200GAE’ will be released this summer in a limited run of 1200 units. Following with a non-limited edition Grand Class 1200G that will appear before the end of 2016. The full list of new features have now been unveiled via the Technics website – read the full specs below :

The ” Grand Class 50th Anniversary Limited Edition ” Technics SL-1200GAE turntable

All New Design for Redefining the Direct Drive Turntable:
Twin-Rotor Surface-Facing Direct Drive Motor
Direct Drive Motor Controller
High Sensitive Tonearm
Brass-Top Turntable Platter
Insulator

Technics Definitive Design:
Inherited SL-1200 Series
Heavy Aluminium Top Plate

Turntable Speeds:
33 1/3 rpm, 45 rpm, 78 rpm

Variable Range Pitch:
±8%, ±16%

Dimensions & Weight:
W: 453 mm (17-27/32 inch) H: 170 mm (6-11/16 inch) D: 372 mm (14-21/32 inch)
Approx. 18 kg (39.7 lbs ) *Tentative *Height including dust cover

Terminal:
Phono Output x 1 / SIGNAL GND x 1

By Alexandre Trochut Editor in Chief
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BPM Mag CEO & Editor in Chief, Alexandre Trochut is an electronic music advisor with more than 20 years of services in the electronic music industry, he has worked as content writer, digital marketer, artistic director, Label A&R, photographer & DJ.
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