Technics SL-1200 MK2 Review

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Overview

A classic table used by many of the top DJs in the business. Great for any type of DJ. A powerful quartz direct drive allows quick start up times. An aluminum diecast and a hard rubber base makes this table heavy, durable, and able to absorb moderate vibrations.

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Staff Review

A favorite among DJ's for decades, the

Technics SL-1200 MKII turntable

is famous for is durability, performance, and professional look.  The Sl-1200 MKII's high price tag is jutified by its excellent performance in every category important to a DJ.  Its high torque direct drive motor allows quick startup and slowdown times.  Its +/-8 pitch control is about at reliable as you can find.  And finally, in terms of durability, the Sl-1200 MKII is about as sturdy as you can get, able to withstand just about any punishment you can throw out at it.  Trusted by DJ's for over 25 years, the

Technics SL-1200 MKII turntable

is well worth its steep price tag.

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The Technics 1200 Turntables Are Back!

Today, Panasonic unveiled the new limited edition Technics SL-1200 GAE turntable at the CES trade show. A standard edition SL-1200G version will be available later this year. This is great news for DJ's all over as there is a new Technics turntable on the market that takes what made the original so good and adds to it to make it even better. The new 1200's have the same iconic look and feel of the originals but they will have even more technology inside which will eliminate rotational vibrations for better sound, more upgrades to the iconic motor for smoothness, and a platter that has brass, aluminium, and rubber for even more durability.