Technics SL-1200 Direct Drive Turntable Review

When the Technics SL-1200 direct drive turntable hit the market in 1972, there was nothing else like it. This turntable really was a game-changer. In fact, the SL-1200 was so popular that over one million units were manufactured, when production finally ended in 2010. With the resurgence in vinyl, thousands…

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Servicing the Legendary Technics SL-1200 Direct-Drive Turntable

I've just finished servicing three Technics SL-1200 direct drive turntables. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of this legendary design and look at some basic cleaning and servicing techniques. I've written a review of the Technics SL-1200 series which you should also take a…

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