More images of Panasonic’s reborn turntable have emerged.
The motor on the inside is all new, and according to a press release from Panasonic has been developed “with the aim of enhancing the grade and sound quality of the renowned SL-1200.”
It uses a “coreless stator” which should result in smoother playback, twin magnets for higher torque and a new control circuit that allows for more precise speed detection. In other words, it should be better than your knackered old SL-1200, but probably not for DJing.
The pictures below show the direct drive motor itself, but still no signs of a tonearm, pitch control or power switch as yet. Here’s hoping Panasonic put those in before the Technics turntable is released in 2016. [via The Vinyl Factory]
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