Audio Database


Pioneer PL-A205/PL-A205D 33,500yen(around the 1973 time)
37,000yen(around the 1974 time)

The full-auto player which carries S character type arm and an anti skating organization.

By a full-auto organization, a start cut repeat etc. is possible only at an operation of a lever.

They are 2 motor schemes which adopted the motor for a rotation of a turntable, and the gear motor only for an arm operation.

The static balance S character type pipe arm is adopted as a tone arm, and the anti skating organization is carried.
Moreover, the low capacity type loop-station-connector code is adopted as output code.

PC-110 which is man-month type cartridge is carried in the cartridge.
The combination of an aluminum light-alloy cantilever and the diameter diamond needle of 0.25mm has realized the weight saving.

There were two kinds, PL-A205 of rosewood finish and PL-A 205D of a white oak tone design.

Rating of a mode
Form Full-auto player
Motor Turntable drive: 4 pole synchronous motor
Tone-arm drive: Precision gear motor
Drive system Belt drive
Turntable The product made from diameter aluminum alloy die-casting of 30cm (1kg)
Rotational frequency 33 1 / 3 or 45rpm
Rotation unevenness 0.1% or less (WRMS)
S/N 47dB or more
Tone arm Static balance scheme S character type pipe arm
Cartridge man-month type (PC-110)
An attached organization Auto lead-in groove
Ohtori turn
Auto cut
Arm elevation organization
Plug-in system head shell
Lateral balancer
Anti skating organization
The insulator made of special rubber
Dimensions Width 430x height 164x depth of 362mm
Weight 8kg