Originally published on The Vinyl Factory.

The iconic 1970s turntable gets a revamp.

Panasonic is releasing a new version of its legendary Technics SP-10, reports What Hi-Fi.

Unveiled at the IFA in Berlin, the Reference Class SP-10R, which has been called the “most premium turntable ever” by Panasonic, goes on sale next summer.

Technics announces new version of legendary SP-10 turntable
Image via: Technics

SP-10R features a 7kg brass, rubber and aluminium platter, a coreless direct drive motor, and power supply separated from the platter to further minimize noise and vibration.

The news follows the recent revamp of Technics’ iconic SL-1200 turntables, which were released in April 2017.

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