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Technics 1200 History, Development, And Pics

February 10, 2009

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Turntable nerds rejoice!  A somewhat lenthy discussion breaks down history and development of the groundbreaking design behind various models the Technics SL-1200 turntable.   Yes, the whole things is in Japanese, but there are plenty of goodies (and pics to drool over) awaiting anyone who dares to dig through the rough translation.

Check out the full discussion using Google Translate

[Respect to B of JAAAHWS for the heads up!]

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

haroon February 10, 2009 at 1:48 pm

I like pita bread but I’m not digital.

Kinda wish they had not included the DZ1200 since it’s a blemish on an otherwise pretty flawless record.

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Loop Analysis February 10, 2009 at 2:54 pm

I feel like i should upgrade on my techs.

I own the SL-QX300

Interesting post

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b February 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm

“I like pita bread but I’m not digital.” Haha! Funny you caught that one too, haroon!
No doubt, Google Translate gets real deep.

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D. J> jam master B February 25, 2009 at 8:29 am

I use the serato with my 1200,s and i also carry 2 crates of wax for the old shcool heads

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DJ PRINCE ICE March 2, 2009 at 8:55 am

i’ve owned all since the 1200 mk2 except the dz1200.

gotta love the durability of the 1200.

LONG LIVE T12OO!!

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Dj fink ( uk ) October 31, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Oldskool all the way !!!! long live vinyl, 1200′s and 1210′s

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Anthony Dobson December 2, 2010 at 10:21 am

Shame they didn’t include the SL-1600, for those that know its the best of the 1200 for the domestic home use.

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