Technics will subsequent month launch the SL-1200MK7, the silver end of its legendary DJ turntable with specs matching these of the SL-1210MK7 launched two years in the past.
A membership staple since being adopted by disco DJs quickly after the deck’s preliminary launch in 1972, the SL-1200 is a kind of uncommon elements that blurs the strains between hi-fi and musical instrument due to its direct drive, high-torque motor, and the genius of a number of the hundreds of thousands of fingers which have manipulated its platter.
With the silver prime being a part of what makes this document participant such a cross-industry icon, that is additionally one of many few events the place a brand new end constitutes precise information. For these ready out to undertake a MK7 Technics for that cause, Might 2021 is the time – in Europe, at the very least.
In any other case, the SL-1200MK7 is similar to the SL-1210MK7 the corporate launched in January 2019. It options the identical coreless direct drive motor with highly effective torque, S-shaped tonearm, pitch management and reverse play operate.
Each decks additionally boast a extremely inflexible cupboard and high-damping insulator, alone with a two-layer platter additionally with improved vibration damping – important for stability within the face of 12 hours of bruising kicks.
The SL-1200MK7 will likely be on sale in Europe from subsequent month, with RRP set at £799 (€899), with data on wider launch to observe.
These after the Technics sound in a extra conventional residence audio bundle, in the meantime, will likely be happy to search out the corporate has additionally detailed a brand new entry-level document participant to observe the Award-winning SL-1500C.
Observe this hyperlink to examine the new SL-100C.