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Technics SL-120 Direct-Drive Turntable Restoration

In this older article, I undertook the restoration of a lovely Technics SL-120 direct-drive turntable. Let’s check out this repair.

The Technics SL-120 is basically an SL-1200, without a tonearm. Owners often chose to fit an SME 3009, as was the case with this old deck. This a quality direct-drive deck, featuring a brushless DC motor providing several notable advantages over belt-drive decks.… Read more