Tag Archives: Denon SL-7D

Denon SL-7D Direct Drive Turntable Service & Review

This lovely Denon SL-7D direct drive turntable needed a thorough service and set-up to play records nicely again. I figured it was a good opportunity to include a review of this classic deck.

I’ve written about the Denon SL-7D previously. They are a good, honest turntable that I enjoy working on. Sure, the SL-7D isn’t a super-deck, but they are solid, well-engineered turntables that you can obtain relatively affordably and should provide many years of listening pleasure if looked after.… Read more

Denon SL-7D Direct-Drive Turntable Service & Repair

I’ve just finished repairing and servicing a lovely old deck that one doesn’t often see – a Denon SL-7D direct-drive turntable.

My customer received the run-around from several technicians and wanted me to have a look to see if I could get her going again. This Denon SL-7D came fitted with a gorgeous old AKG P25MD moving iron cartridge – more on that later.… Read more