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Pioneer PL-12
21,500yen(around the 1972 time)

The record player which gave the property which was simple with low cost and was excellent.

The belt drive scheme is adopted and 4 pole synchronous motor is adopted as a motor.
Moreover, the polyurethane belt which gave double-sided polish of the micra precision is adopted as a belt.

In order to have adopted the static balance type pipe arm as a tone arm and to exchange a cartridge easy with, the head shell serves as a plug-in system of the normal mode.

The counter wait which attached the arm lifter and stylus-force Direct-reading tick mark of the oil dumping scheme is carried.

The cartridge is equipped with PC-11 which is man-month type cartridge.

Rating of a mode
Form Record player
Motor 4 pole synchronous type
Turntable The product made from diameter aluminum alloy die-casting of 30cm (weight of 1kg)
Rotation unevenness 0.1% or less
SN ratio 45dB or more
Rotational frequency 33 1 / 3 or 45rpm
Cartridge man-month type (PC-11)
Tone arm Static balance type
Plug-in type head shell
An attached organization The special rubber vibration insulator leg for the prevention from a howling
Dimensions Width 431x height 153x depth of 341mm
Weight 6.1kg