Today throughout the annual CES commerce present in Las Vegas, Technics introduced the discharge of a brand new direct drive turntable, the SL-1200 MK7. The new mannequin is being hailed as "the primary new commonplace DJ turntable in roughly 9 years."
The SL-1200 MK7 encompasses a coreless direct drive motor that provides the turntable extra rotation accuracy, highly effective torque and a excessive degree of reliability.
Outfitted with a microcomputer and the most recent motor management know-how, the brand new 1200 mannequin ensures excessive efficiency in regular rotation and responds precisely to a variety of DJ play types, resembling scratching. The turntable additionally options improved monitoring, a brand new stylus illuminator, and a reverse play perform to assist DJs develop the breadth of their varied play types. The SL-1200 MK's end is matte black and options an all-black tonearm.
In explaining why they've solely made a couple of minor changes to the design, Technics acknowledged throughout its CES press convention: “We wouldn’t dream of drastically altering some of the famend merchandise in music historical past.”
Technics or its guardian firm Panasonic have but to share when this new turntable might be out there for buy and what the value tag will appear to be. Learn extra in regards to the SL-1200 MK7 by going right here
View pictures of the brand new SL-1200 MK7 beneath.
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