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Purveyors of Electronic, Musical and Vintage goods from then, now and in between. 
Since 1982.

STEREO TURNTABLES
VINTAGE AND USED
RESTORED WITH A 90 DAY WARRANTY

 

Vintage Stereo Turntables: Refurbished / Restored / Used / vintage stereo turntables & phonographs. Second-hand Record players for 33 1/3, 45, 16, & 78 RPM players by Technics SL, Pioneer PL series, Sony PS / TT, Sansui FR, Technics SL, stereo turntables & phonographs from the 1960's / Sixties, 1970's / Seventies, 1980's / Eighties.


 

 

 

 

 
VINTAGE STEREO TURNTABLES:
FINALLY, After 'MONTHS' of waiting, some turntables!!!
 

    

    

NEW LISTING 7/7/15
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED
BANG & OLUFSEN
B&O
BEOGRAM 1602 / type 5712
STEREO TURNTABLE
FULLY-AUTO
BELT DRIVE TURNTABLE
#...9036
Circa 1980-82
Made in Denmark
for sale
 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, cleaning out gelled lubes (a MUST DO on all pre-owned / vintage turntables) and re-lubricating mechanism.

Contacts cleaned and burnished on ALL internal 'leaf' switches, and re-aligned them for proper Tone-Arm 'Lead-In / Out'

Cleaned motor pulley and platter drive rim of rubber residue

Tone-arm height adjusted

 Tone-arm 'lift height' adjusted.

 Tone-arm Auto functions restored, adjusted and tested.

Tone-arm lead In / Out adjusted.

 Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating verified for accuracy.

 Speed checked and verified for accuracy with our shop strobe disc.

Tested / analyzed and passed for motor noise and 60Hz hum

 
We also re-installed, the existing B&O, MMC20E, Elliptically cut, Diamond stylus, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it (aligned with Stevens Protractor). You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

Unit tested with our myriad of test records, one of which included; Shures' 'Cartridge Obstacle Course' record.

Unit test cycled through 12 LPs flawlessly.

Original dustcover had a fresh buff, and looks great. Does have a 'vertical and sealed' crack in the front edge and a small ding in the top edge. Either issue is hardly noticeable (you have to look hard to spot crack) (see photos above)
  
Great quality and impressive Bang and Olufsen 1602, Fully-Automatic, Quiet Belt-Drive turntable. Ultra Low Mass tone-arm tube and high quality Gimbal bearing allows for very accurate tracking. Plays 33 or 45 RPM vinyl. Primary 'cosmetic' issue is some scuffing under the cartridge area. Well-built table delivers high quality performance.

B&O 1602 / Type 5712 Turntable Features:

 
- Incredible suspension / isolation system
- Fully Automatic
- Belt-Drive for super quiet operation
- Two piece platter to reduce resonance
- Anti-Static coatings on platter
- Adjustable counter weight
- 45 adaptor built into platter (spring loaded and automatically presses down with an LP

 
B&O 1602 / Type 5712 SPECS:

- Motor: DC Servo Controlled
- Drive system: Belt

- Wow and flutter DIN: < +/- 0.09%
- Rumble DIN unweighted > 42 dB
- Rumble DIN weighted > 62 dB

 
Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this B&O 1602 turntable as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! Finally tested for speed accuracy, rumble, wow-flutter, noise isolation, tone-arm function and lubed internal mechanism. New belt just installed for years of trouble free service. Cartridge / tone-arm set to 1.5 grams tracking weight. Dust cover  just had a pro-buff to beautiful condition. Original dust cover is intact and looks great (only the very minor issues previously listed) as does entire table. Unit looks and works great! Very impressive. Comes with 'upgraded' B&O MMC20E cartridge with Elliptical, Diamond Stylus that is in great shape and ready to go (originally came with a 'MMC10' when new). Includes pdf / e-copy download of B&O BEOGRAM 1602 / Type 5712 owners / users manual if purchaser desires via email. Measures 17" wide x 13" deep x 3.5" tall and heavy at 13.2 lbs unpacked. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
B&O BEOGRAM 1602 / Type 5712
Cond. 8.5
$469.

To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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UPDATED LIST 6/8/16
COMING SOON
(or at least as time allows and the gear cooperates):

ADC AccuTrac 4000
Audio-Technica AT-PL50
Dual 1257
Dual CS-621
Dual CS-505-II
Garrard 301 Transcription w/ SME tone-arm
JVC L-F66
Kenwood KP-2022A
Onkyo CP-1130F
Philips GA202
Pioneer PL-50
Pioneer PL-560
Rabco ST-7
Technics SL-B3
and more...

 

    

    

        NEW LISTING 6/30/16
 
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PIONEER STEREO TURNTABLE
PIONEER PL-A45 / PLA45
 #...3281
FULLY-AUTOMATIC
BELT DRIVE
TURNTABLE
Circa 1974-76
Made in Japan

for sale
 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, cleaning out gelled lubes (a MUST DO on all pre-owned / vintage turntables) and re-lubricating mechanism.  Motor internal oil points lubed. Anti-Skating adjustment cleaned of old lubes and re-lubed. New belt installed for trouble-free service. Speed checked and verified for accuracy with factory test strobe disc to 99.95% accuracy. Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy. Stop mechanism adjusted and tested. Internal cartridge muting reed switches re-sprung for perfect connection. All functions work great! Both Hinges function fine and hold cover in upright position. Included rubber mat supple w/ no cracks, splits or warping. While the original dust cover does have a couple of older, repaired / welded cracks, we did give it a fresh buff and it looks nice with only a few minor battle scars, nothing distracting (see photos above). We also installed and adjusted a brand new Audio-Technica, AT-95ELCOT, Elliptical cut Diamond, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it. (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!
  
Very handsome and well built, Pioneer PL-A45, quiet running / belt drive, Fully-Automatic stereo turntable! Cast Magnesium alloy platter to reduce resonance for quieter performance. Suspended "sub-chassis" Plinth for damping outside vibrations. Unlike most "Automatic" turntables that utilize the same motor to operate the tone-arm / auto functions as turns the platter, the PL-A45 incorporates a second motor coupled with gear drive to move the tone arm. Utilizing this design allows the platter motor to concentrate on one task...Turning the platter at a constant, accurate speed! Classic "S", tone arm. Very Solid performer.

Pioneer PL-A45 Features:
  
- Belt Drive platter system for ultra quiet operation
- Fully-Automatic operation
- 'Arm Function' motor independent from platter driver motor
- Classic "S" tone arm
- Gimbal bearing assembly
- Adjustable tracking and anti-skating force
- Plays 33 or 45 RPM discs
- "Oil-damped" tone-arm cueing
- Repeat function
- Record selector for 7", 10", 12" or manual
 

PIONEER PL-A45 Specifications:
  
Motor type:
4-Pole, Synchronous
Turntable function design: Fully-Automatic
Turntable Drive System:
Belt drive
Platter / Mat:
12" / 30cm diameter, 2.5 lb, die-cast, Magnesium alloy
Speeds:
33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Speed Accuracy: >99%
Tone arm Type:
Static balance type, S-Shaped arm tube, Effective Arm Length - 8.7" / 221cm
Tone Arm Bearings: Ball / Gimbal  
Wow & Flutter:
0.100% @ 33 1/3 RPM
Rumble:
47dB
Cartridge type: Accepts all 1/2" "Standard" and "universal" mount
Counter weight range: 0-5.0 grams
Cable Capacitance: 50 pF, +/- 10%

  

Again, this table has been completely gone through. Table looks, works and sounds great! Very heavy table delivers high quality performance. Great "all around" table for utility use, and ready to spin your vinyl through those vintage speakers you own. Includes pdf / e-copy download of Pioneer PL-A45D turntable owners / users manual via email (PL-A45D is same as PL-A45 with the exception of the base color / finish. The "PL-A45" is all walnut wood grain, and the "PL-A45D" is a 'two-tone', with Walnut wood grain vinyl on the top half, and a 'pewter' vinyl wrap on the lower half). Measures 16 15/16" wide x 14.25" deep x 6.5" tall and weighs 21 lbs unpacked. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
PIONEER PL-A45
Cond. 8.5
$459. W/ DUST COVER
(C) R.R.
 
 w/ new AT Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed
 



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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         NEW LISTING 12/22/14
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED
PHILIPS 212 / GA212 TURNTABLE
QUARTER-AUTOMATIC / BELT DRIVE
'FLOATING PLATTER / TONE-ARM'
W/ 'ELECTRONIC TOUCH' CONTROLS
Circa 1970's
MADE IN HOLLAND

 for sale

 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, cleaning out gelled lubes (a MUST DO on all pre-owned / vintage turntables) and re-lubricating mechanism.

Tone-arm height adjusted.

Tone-arm Auto functions restored, adjusted and tested.

Tone-arm 'lift height' adjusted.

Tone-arm lead In / Out adjusted.

 Tone-arm Cueing mechanism disassembled, cleaned and re-filled with fresh 500,000 silicone fluid.

 'Anti-Skate' mechanism, cleaned and re-lubed w/ silicone lube.

 'Touch Control' solder joints 're-flowed'.

 Balance of CB solder joints inspected and 're-flowed'.

 External (user adjustable) speed pots cleaned for perfect platter stability.

 Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy.

 
 Entire table was cleaned inside and out.

 Speed checked and verified for accuracy with our shop strobe disc.

 New, High-Quality RCA interlink cables installed.

Tested / analyzed and passed for motor noise and 60Hz hum.

Original dustcover had a fresh buff, and looks great. Hinges hold it upright as well.

Original rubber mat, still supple and flexible with no hardening.

Our turntable tech also re-installed and adjusted the existing 'Precept' elliptical stylus, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it.  (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!

Unit tested with our myriad of test records, one of which included; Shures' 'Cartridge Obstacle Course' record

Unit test cycled through 6 LPs flawlessly.
 

 Classic, well built, Philips 212, quiet running / belt drive, Quarter-Automatic
* stereo turntable! 'Two piece' platter to reduce resonance for quieter performance. Suspended "sub-chassis" Plinth for damping outside vibrations. Damped straight tone arm. From the original paperwork
, "The motor speed is continuously controlled and kept constant by solid state circuits in combination with a tacho-generator which is directly coupled to the motor shaft.
The platter and the pick-up arm are mounted on a sub-chassis, which is damped, spring suspended from the rigidly mounted main chassis, absorbing mechanical shocks and external vibrations."

Looks fabulous, works and sounds great!
Very Solid performer.

PHILIPS GA 212 TURNTABLE FEATURES:
 
- Two-Piece Belt Drive platter system w/ 'composite sub-platter' for ultra quiet operation
- 'Floating' / 'Sprung' platter and tone-arm to absorb shock
- *Quarter-Automatic operation (motor shuts off at end of record or anytime the 'STOP' control is touched (arm has no 'auto' function, motor simply stops which stops platter), so as not to 'dig a trench' at the 'lead out' of your records
- Low-Mass, straight tone arm
- 1/2" mount head-shell

- Electronic 'Touch' controls
- Separate speed controls for 33.3 & 45 RPM speeds
- Very accurate and quality Gimbol bearing assembly
- Adjustable tracking force with a counter-weight that doubles as a resonance damper
- Adjustable anti-skating force w/ scales for both 'conical' and 'elliptical' cartridges
- Plays 33 or 45 RPM discs
- "Oil-damped" tone-arm cueing.
- Built-in 'Strobe' / speed marks on platter for use with standard Fluorescent lighting

PHILIPS 212 TURNTABLE SPECIFICATIONS:
 

Motor: Low RPM / High Torque, DC 
Turntable Drive System:
'Sub-Platter' / Belt drive
Platter: Two piece w/ lower 'driven' platter made of 'Non-Resonating' material
Rumble: 62dB
Wow & Flutter
: 0.1%
Speeds: 33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Speed Control: Electronic
Speed Adjustment Range
: +/- 3%
Tone arm Type: Static balance type, straight arm tube, with a Counter Weight that doubles as a resonate damper
Head-shell: Accepts standard 1/2" cartridges
Stylus Force Range:
0.75 to 4g
 
Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this Philips GA212 turntable as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! Other than some minor cosmetic issues (see above photos), the table looks and works great! Great "Mid-Fi" table. Great "all around" table for utility use, and ready to spin your vinyl through those vintage speakers you own. Measures 15" wide x 12.5" deep x 6" tall and weighs 15 lbs unpacked.
 Includes pdf / e-copy download of Philips 212 turntable owners / users manual via email. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
RESTORED / REFURBISHED PHILIPS GA212
Cond. 8.5
$449.

W/ DUST COVER
&
 'Precept' Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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     NEW LISTING 5/12/16
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED

VINTAGE TECHNICS LINEAR TRACKING TURNTABLE
TECHNICS SL-J2 LINEAR TURNTABLE
- FULLY AUTOMATIC -
- PROGRAMMABLE -
- DIRECT DRIVE -
- LINEAR TRACKING -
- STEREO TURNTABLE -
Circa 1984-86
MIJ

for sale

 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, cleaning out gelled lubes (a MUST DO on all pre-owned / vintage turntables) and re-lubricating mechanism. 
These are great tables to use. Technics Fully Automatic - Linear tracking, SL-J2, stereo turntable. These are great turntables for overall quality and convenience and a "Jacket size" footprint, meaning it's barely larger than an LP jacket! Essentially "Close and Play". Technics' Linear tables by nature are great if you have cats or children as they must be closed to operate and when the cover is lifted the fragile parts (ie the tone arm and cartridge goes up with the lid. Very dust free, due to lid / cover design and almost impossible to damage your records with! 

 

Technics SL-J2 Features include:

 
 
- Linear Tracking accuracy / operation
 - Fully Automatic operation
 - Super quiet, Direct Drive
 - Programmable cut selection
 - Repeat play function
 - Front panel electronic cuing
 - Both 33 and 45 RPM speeds
 - Auto record sensing to prevent damage to stylus from starting without a record in place
 - Built-in 45 RPM adaptor!

Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this Technics SL-J2 turntable as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! Table looks great with fresh "buff" to dust cover. Very clean! This is very similar to one of the tables I use personally. Utilizes "P" mount cartridge. Comes with Audio-Technica / Realistic RX-1500 cartridge / stylus. If you prefer an up-grade you may also select from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost. Everything works great! 
Includes an 'e' copy / pdf download of the Technics SL-J2 owners / users / instruction manual. Measures 12 1/2" wide x 12 1/2" deep x 3.5" tall (closed) and weighs 9 lbs unpacked. Includes our standard 90 day limited warranty.
TECHNICS SL-J2 LINEAR TRACKING TURNTABLE
 
Cond. 9
$389.



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

 

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       NEW LISTING 6/21/16
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SONY STEREO TURNTABLE
SONY PS-LX2
SEMI-AUTOMATIC
DIRECT DRIVE
SERVO LOCK
MADE IN JAPAN
Circa 1981-83

SOLD 9/26/16
SHIPPING TO CALIFORNIA

 
Our technician has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLING, cleaning and re-lubricating internal mechanisms and the balance of efforts listed below. Speed checked and verified for accuracy. Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy. Stop / Return mechanism adjusted and tested. All functions work great! Original dust cover just had a fresh buff and looks decent! No cracks, chips or breaks, just minor scuffing, but nothing too distracting. Entire table looks NEW! CBS installed, a brand new Audio-Technica, 'Yellow' diamond stylus, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it. (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!
 
Great condition, following restoration SONY PS-LX2, Semi-Automatic, Servo-Locked, Direct-Drive turntable. Low-mass, Straight tone-arm with angled head-shell for low record / stylus wear and accurate tracking. Allows standard 1/2" mount cartridges. Plays 33 or 45 RPM vinyl. High quality Gimbal bearing allows for critical adjustment of cartridge tracking / anti-skating. Servo motor lock for speed accuracy. Well-built table delivers high quality performance.
 
Sony PS-LX2 Features:
- Direct-Drive platter super speed accuracy
- Semi-Automatic operation
- Servo Motor Lock for speed accuracy
- Adjustable tracking and anti-skating force
- Plays 33 or 45 RPM discs
-  "Oil-damped" tone-arm cueing
 
Sony PS-LX2 Specifications:
 

Main Drive Motor Type: Brushless DC servo
Drive System:
Direct-Drive
Speed Control: Servo motor Locking
Speed Accuracy: 99.95%
Wow & Flutter:
0.025% @ 33 1/3 RPM
Rumble:
>75dB according to DIN 45 539-B
Effective Arm Length: 215mm / 8.5"
Maximum Tracking error: 3 / in.
Cartridge type: Accepts all 1/2" "Standard" mount
Cable Capacitance: 90 pF, +/- 10%
Recommended tracking range: 0-3.5 grams
  

 
Entire table is like new! Nice low profile and elegant looking. Again, entire table has been restored and adjusted by our turntable tech. Great looking, working and sounding table. Ready to Go! Measures 17" wide x 14.5" deep x 4.25" high and weighs heavy at 11 lbs unpacked. Includes our standard 90 day warranty. 
Cond. 8.0++
SONY PS-LX2

SOLD 9/26/16
SHIPPING TO CALIFORNIA

(C)
R.R.
 
W/ DUST COVER
 &
 w/ NEW AT 'YELLOW' Diamond stylus cartridge installed

 



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

 

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NEW LISTING 6/16/16
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VINTAGE PIONEER STEREO TURNTABLE
PIONEER PL-12D-II
BELT DRIVE
FULLY MANUAL
TURNTABLE
Circa 1976-78
 #...4265
Made in Japan

SOLD 9/15/16
SHIPPING TO ILLINOIS

Our technician has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLING, cleaning and re-lubricating internal mechanisms and the balance of efforts listed below. Refurb / restore included lubricating mechanism, adjusting tone arm and testing performance. New belt installed for trouble-free service. Speed checked and verified for accuracy with factory test strobe disc and is 98% for 33.3 & 45 RPM. Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy. Original dust cover just had fresh buff, and looks decent with most of the scuffing / scratching / clouding removed. Both Hinges function fine. Original rubber mat, still supple and flexible with no hardening. We also re-installed and adjusted the existing Shure M91ED, elliptical stylus cartridge with a NEW stylus and optimized the tone arm for it. (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!
  
Simple, well built, Pioneer PL-12D-II, quiet running / Belt Drive, Fully Manual stereo turntable! Aluminum platter to reduce resonance for quieter performance. Suspended "sub-chassis" Plinth for damping outside vibrations. Classic "S", tone arm. Very Solid performer.
Pioneer PL-12D-II Features:
  
- Belt Drive platter system for ultra quiet operation
- 'Floating' plinth / platter / tone-arm for environmental noise isolation
- Fully Manual operation
- Classic "S" tone arm tube
- Standard 1/2" mount quick disconnect "Universal" head shell
- Gimbal bearing assembly
- Adjustable tracking and anti-skating force
- 'Lateral' Arm balance weight
- Overhang Check built into plinth

- Plays 33 or 45 RPM discs
- "Oil-damped / Viscous" tone-arm cueing.

 
Pioneer PL-12D-II Specifications:

  

Motor type:
Synchronous 4-Pole   
Turntable Drive System:
Belt drive
Platter:
12" / 300mm diameter, die-cast Aluminum alloy, 2 lb (w/ mat)
Speeds:
33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Tone arm Type:
Static balance type, S-Shaped arm tube
Effective Arm Length: 22.1cm
WOW & Flutter:
<0.08% WRMS
Rumble:
>48dB
Counter Weight range:
0-4g
Effective Cartridge Overall Weight range: 4-10g

  
Again, this table has been completely gone through by our table technician. Table looks and works great! Very heavy table delivers high quality performance. Great "all around" table for utility use, and ready to spin your vinyl through those vintage speakers you own. Measures 17" wide x 13.75" deep x 6.5" tall and weighs 16.5 lbs unpacked.
 Includes a pdf, 'e' copy, download of the Pioneer PL-12D-II owners / users / instruction manual, and Service Manual if user desires. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
PIONEER PL-12D-II
Cond. 8.5

SOLD 9/15/16
SHIPPING TO ILLINOIS

W/ DUST COVER

 
 w/ Shure Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

 

(Above text, in it's entirety, property of www.oaktreevintage.com / Oak Tree Enterprises, LLC. See 'Copyright Information' page for details)

 

    

    

NEW LISTING 7/2/15
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED
PRE-OWNED TECHNICS STEREO TURNTABLE REFURBISHED
TECHNICS SL-BD10
FULLY MANUAL
BELT DRIVE

 #...A543

 Circa 1986
MIJ

for sale 
Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit  cleaning inside and out, lubricating mechanism, adjusting tone arm and testing performance. Speed checked and verified for accuracy with both internal strobe and the shop calibrated strobe disc. Super quality Gimbal tone-arm bearing. Tracks grooves well. Original dust cover just had fresh buff, and looks decent, with only minor scuffing (see photos above). Original hinges and hinge tabs in fine and functioning condition and holds dust cover in the 'up' position fairly well. No cracks, chips, or hairlines. All four original 'shock absorber' feet intact. Original rubber platter mat, lays perfectly flat with no blistering, bubbles or warps. We also inspected and re-installed existing Pickering DLE, elliptically cut diamond stylus, on the, P-mount head shell.  (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!
 ____________________________________
  
Decent quality and easy to use. Great if you 'just want to play records' and are fine with 'fully manual' operation.
  Technics SL-BD10 features: 

  
- Belt Drive platter
- DC servo speed controlled motor
- 'P-Mount' quick disconnect cartridge system
- Cast Aluminum Alloy Platter
- Fully Manual operation
- Fluid Damped tone arm cueing
- 33 1/3 & 45 RPM speeds
- Factory 'Pre-Set' Tracking force for 'P-Mounts'
- Factory 'Pre-Set' Anti-Skating for 'P-Mounts'

  
TECHNICS SL-BD10 SPECIFICATIONS:

  
Platter Drive System:
Belt drive w/ DC 'Servo Controlled' motor
Platter / Mat:
312mm diameter, die-cast, Aluminum alloy
Speeds:
33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Speed Adjustment:
Servo Controlled Motor
Wow & Flutter:
0.045% WRMS @ 33 1/3 RPM
Rumble:
-70dB IEC 98A-Weighted
Tone-Arm Type
: Static Balanced, Straight Tube, w/ 'P-Mount' headshell
Tone-Arm Overall Length: 230mm
Overhang: 15mm
Cartridge type: 'P-Mount'
Stylus Pressure: Fixed at 1.25g

Tracking Error:
232' @ outer groove of 12" / 30cm LP &  032' @ inner groove

 
 
Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this Technics SL-BD10 turntable as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! Then tested for speed accuracy, rumble, wow-flutter, noise isolation, tone-arm bearing function. Table functions perfectly and looks near fine! Measures 17" wide x 14" deep x 4" tall and weighs 7 lbs. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
TECHNICS SL-BD10 STEREO TURNTABLE
  Cond. 8.5

$229. w/ dust cover
 
 w/ Pickering DLE, Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed




To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

(Above text, in it's entirety, property of www.oaktreevintage.com / Oak Tree Enterprises, LLC. See 'Copyright Information' page for details)
 


Most of our turntables are 'component turntables', meaning that you connect them to YOUR EXISTING stereo systems' 'Phono Input' or (another input, utilizing an external 'Phono Pre-Amp').

What...you DON'T have an existing component stereo system? Not to fear. All you need is a pair of powered speakers (think the small speakers that came with your computer), and an inexpensive Phono Pre-amp.
You probably already have a pair of 'computer speakers' you can use (or grab a pair on your next trip to a local thrift store), and we have inexpensive phono pre-amps for less than $40, including all the cables you need, that will work.

We've tested this set-up and it works great!  Give us a call for further info, or to order a turntable and the balance of what you would need.


 

NEW STEREO TURNTABLES AVAILABLE
 

    

         NEW LISTING 9/4/12
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NEW
AUDIO-TECHINCA
PROFESSIONAL / DJ / SOUND SYSTEM / CLUB STEREO TURNTABLE
AT-LP1240USB
DIRECT DRIVE
QUARTZ LOCKED OR MANUAL SPEED CONTROL
FULLY MANUAL
W/ 'REVERSE' PLAY
AND WHEN PURCHASED FROM OAK TREE VINTAGE WITH A NEW, DIAMOND CARTRIDGE NOW INCLUDED
NEW
for sale
Professional DJ / Club table. Quality tool for the 'long haul'! The Audio-Technica AT-LP1240-USB DJ turntable. Similar in design to some of the vintage turntable models, such as the Kenwood KD-550 'concrete base', the Sony PS-T1, and the Technics SL-1500, SL-1600MK2 or SL-D2 turntable models. This professional stereo turntable features a super high-torque, direct-drive motor for quick start-ups yet is perfectly quiet. Classic 'S' shaped tone arm with 'universal' head-shell that allows mounting of most any 'quality', 1/2' cartridge, either MM (moving magnet) or MC (moving coil). Tone-arm mounted in high quality 4-point, Gimbol bearing.

The AT-LP1240-USB plays back 33-1/3, 45 and 78 RPM records (78 is selected by pressing both 'speed' select buttons simultaneously). Its built-in phono preamp enables the turntable to be connected to a wide variety of music and home entertainment systems, powered speakers, and to A/V receivers that do not include a dedicated phono input (de-featable for 'old schooool' and 'REAL' receivers and integrated amplifiers that 'DO' have a built-in phono pre-amp. The turntable includes PC- and Mac-compatible Audacity software that converts the audio on a record to MP3, WAV or other format digital audio files.

NEW UPDATE--- We're now including the Audio-Technica AT-95E, MM, Elliptically cut diamond cartridge with tables purchased from us at Oak Tree Vintage.

Table has great mass at almost 30 lbs!

Professional features for DJ use in nightclubs, touring & mobile applications:

- Direct drive high-torque motor
- Quartz Locked Speed Control System or 'Manual' Strobe Speed controls
*- Adjustable Braking Rate (0.2 6.0 seconds)
*- Adjustable Starting Rate (0.2 6.0 seconds)
*- Dual Platter / Motor 'Start' / 'Stop' controls
- Fully-Manual operation
- Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds
(you will need to acquire a stylus / cartridge designed for playing '78 RPM' records to utilize that feature to it's fullest)
- Professional weight cast aluminum platter with slip mat (no PLASTIC platters here, unlike many of the NEW tables out there!)
- Classic 'S' style tone-arm
- High quality 4-point Gimbol bearing
- -inch mount universal head shell
- Strobe monitored, adjustable platter speed
- Fluid damped tone arm cuing
- Adjustable tone-arm counter weight
- Adjustable 'Anti-Skating' control
*- Adjustable Tone-Arm bearing height
*- 45 puck storage pin
- Internal Built-in Phono Pre-Amp of decent quality so if you MUST use this with some sort of 'home-theater-surround-sound -5.1, 7.2, or 8.BR549 receiver' that the manufacturer forgot to include the phono pre-amp on. If you have a 'REAL receiver', ie, an old-school, vintage, 2-channel receiver or integrated amp or pre-amp with a phono pre built-in, then you can flip a switch and bypass the 'built-in' phono preamp.
- USB outputconnects directly to your computer for plug-&-play use
- Forward or reverse play (this is a DJ feature, and if you value your vinyl or cartridge, DON'T USE 'Reverse'! If you have a crappy cartridge and are playing 'Frisbees', then 'go for it' if you're so inclined!
-
*Comes with Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software and cables to digitize your LPs
If you appreciate the 'organic' sound of quality vinyl, then disregard the above stuff 'USB / SOFTWARE STUFF' and just 'LISTEN' to your vinyl the way it was meant.


SPECIFICATIONS:

Type:
3-speed, fully manual operation
Motor:
High-Torque, 16-pole, 3-phase, brushless DC motor
Drive System:
Direct drive
Speeds:
33-1/3, 45, & 78 RPM
Pitch Variation:
+/-10%
Turntable Platter:
332mm, Die-cast aluminum
Starting Torque:
>4.5 kgf-cm
Braking System:
Electronic brake
Wow and Flutter:
< 0.1% WRMS (JIS WTD) with 33 RPM
Tone-arm type:
Static balanced, Classic 'S' shape, universal head shell
Effective Arm Length:
230mm
Overhang:
15mm
Height of tone arm adjustment range:
0-6 mm
Tracking Error:
< 3 degrees
Applicable cartridge weight Without head shell:
3.5 - 8.5 g
Anti-skating range:
0-3 g
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
>55 dB DIN-B
Output Level Pre-amp "PHONO":
2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
Pre-amp "LINE":
150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
Phono Pre-Amp Gain:
36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
RIAA 20-20kHz, +1/-3dB (In: 1.5mV 1kHz)
 USB Function: A/D, D/A - 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable
Computer interface:
USB function
A/D, D/A 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable
Computer interface USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP or
above or MAC OSX or above

Power Supply Requirements:
115V AC, 60 Hz


Includes :

Software included: Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software
Accessories Included: 'Universal' Head shell,
Slip mat; dust cover; platter; 45 RPM adapter; counterweight; head shell; power cord; USB cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8" (3.5 mm) mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (female) to 1/8" (3.5 mm) mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable; dual RCA (male) cable with integrated ground wire; stylus target light; Audacity software (CD)
*System requirements (if you're planning on using the table to transfer and burn your LP's / albums, records to CD ROM or your computer hard drive or some other MP3 format);
PC or Mac with an available USB port (USB1.1 or higher), CD-R or CD-RW writer for burning CDs & installation.
Includes Audacity software for PC & Mac users
(Audacity requires Mac running OS X 10.1 or later or PC running Windows (98 and above))
(Refer to included software guide (also available online at www.audio-technica.com) before connecting the turntable to your computer.)
Comes with the Audio-Technicas' 1 Year limited warranty handled through the AT. See Audio-Technica AT-LP1240USB turntable owners manual or AT's web site for further details.
Dimensions w 17.72" x d 13.9" x 6.6" H and weighs a HEAVY 28 lbs.
AUDIO-TECHNICA AT-LP1240USB TURNTABLE
Cond. - NEW

$529.99
and when purchased from Oak Tree Vintage also includes *AT-95E CARTRIDGE!

*Turntable shipped directly from AT and the Cartridge will be shipped from us at Oak Tree Enterprises, LLC. Once products arrive, please call us for assistance with re-balancing tone arm and setting the 'Anti-Skate' adjustment.

* Denotes change / addition from previous model
 

 

 

   

     

 


          NEW LISTING 11/30/11
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NEW
AUDIO-TECHINCA
STEREO HOME AUDIO / PRO TURNTABLE
MODEL AT-LP120USB
DIRECT DRIVE
FULLY MANUAL RETURN
WITH A GREAT DIAMOND CARTRIDGE NOW INCLUDED
NEW
for sale
One of the few 'QUALITY' turntables available under a $GRAND these days! The Audio-Technica AT-LP120 stereo turntable. Similar in design to some of the vintage turntable models, such as the Kenwood KD-550 'concrete base', the Sony PS-T1, and the Technics SL-1500, SL-1600MK2 or SL-D2 turntable models. This professional stereo turntable features a high-torque, direct-drive motor for quick start-ups yet is perfectly quiet. Classic 'S' shaped tone arm with 'universal' head-shell that allows mounting of most any 'quality', 1/2' cartridge, either MM (moving magnet) or MC (moving coil). Tone-arm mounted in high quality 4-point, Gimbol bearing.
NEW UPDATE--- Now having the table shipped with a much better cartridge than previously. It's now using one of our favorite 'all around' cartridge the AT-95E, instead of the 'clunkier' AT-2N (that cartridge liked to track at an incredibly heavy 3.5 Grams!!! Yuck...) Click here for further info on the cartridge.

NEW UPDATE--- We're now including the Audio-Technica AT-95E, MM, Elliptically cut diamond cartridge with tables purchased from us at Oak Tree Vintage.

Overall Table has good mass at over 20 lbs!

Features:

- Direct drive high-torque motor
- Fully-Manual operation
- Selectable 33/45/78 RPM speeds (you will need to acquire a stylus / cartridge designed for playing '78 RPM' records to utilize that feature to it's fullest)
- Professional weight cast aluminum platter with slip mat (no PLASTIC platters here, unlike many of the NEW tables out there!)
- -inch mount universal head shell
- Quartz Locked speed
or
- Strobe monitored, adjustable platter speed
- Adjustable tone-arm counter weight
- Adjustable 'Anti-Skating' control
- 500,000 Silicon oil fluid hydraulic tone-arm cueing
- Internal Built-in Phono Pre-Amp of decent quality so if you MUST use this with some sort of 'home-theater-surround-sound -5.1, 7.2, or 8.BR549 receiver' that the manufacturer forgot to include the phono pre-amp on. If you have a 'REAL receiver', ie, an old-school, vintage, 2-channel receiver or integrated amp or pre-amp with a phono pre built-in, then you can flip a switch and bypass the 'built-in' phono preamp.
- USB outputconnects directly to your computer for plug-&-play use
- Forward or reverse play (this is a DJ feature, and if you value your vinyl or cartridge, DON'T USE 'Reverse'! If you have a crappy cartridge and are playing 'Frisbees', then 'go for it' if you're so inclined!
-
*Comes with Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software and cables to digitize your LPs
If you appreciate the 'organic' sound of quality vinyl, then disregard the above stuff 'USB / SOFTWARE STUFF' and just 'LISTEN' to your vinyl the way it was meant.


SPECIFICATIONS:

Type:
3-speed, fully manual operation
Motor:
High-Torque, 16 pole, DC motor
Drive System:
Direct drive
Speeds:
33-1/3, 45, & 78 RPM
Pitch Variation:
Adjustable in ranges of +/-10% or +/-20%
Turntable Platter:
Die-cast aluminum
Starting Torque:
>1.6 kgf-cm
Braking System:
Electronic brake
Wow and Flutter:
<0.2% WRMS (33 RPM)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio:
>50 dB
Output Level Pre-amp "PHONO":
2.5 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
Pre-amp "LINE":
150 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
Phono Pre-Amp Gain:
36 dB nominal, RIAA equalized
USB Function:
A/D, D/A - 16 bit 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz USB selectable
Computer interface:
USB 1.1 Compliant Windows XP, Vista or MAC OSX
Power Supply Requirements:
115/230V AC, 60/50 Hz


Includes :

Software included: Mac- and PC-compatible Audacity software
Accessories Included: 'Universal' Head shell w/ pre-mounted AT-95E 'Green' 1/2" mount, Elliptically cut diamond tipped, MM cartridge, AC line cord, Included cables connect to your stereo or powered speakers, ie; Dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (male) stereo adapter cable, Dual RCA (female) to 3.5 mm (1/8") mini-plug (female) stereo adapter cable, 45 RPM adapter, USB cable & above mentioned recording software (Adapter cables for standard analog RCA inputs, as well as the 3.5mm TRS on computer sound cards.)
*System requirements (if you're planning on using the table to transfer and burn your LP's / albums, records to CD ROM or your computer hard drive or some other MP3 format);
PC or Mac with an available USB port (USB1.1 or higher),
CD-R or CD-RW writer for burning CDs & installation,
Includes Audacity software for PC & Mac users
(Audacity requires Mac running OS X 10.1 or later or PC running Windows (98 and above))


Again, we are having these tables shipped with the much better sounding AT-95E cartridge than the '3-GRAM TRACKING' AT-2N cartridge.
Comes with the Audio-Technicas 1 Year limited warranty handled through the AT. See Audio-Technica AT-LP120USB turntable owners manual or AT's web site for further details.
Dimensions w 17.72" x d 13.86" x 6.1" H and weighs 23.5 lbs.
AUDIO-TECHNICA AT-LP120USB TURNTABLE
Cond. - NEW
$349.99
and when purchased from Oak Tree Vintage also includes *AT-95E CARTRIDGE!


w/ MM, Elliptically Cut Diamond stylus cartridge, Dust Cover and all above mentioned cables and software.


*Turntable shipped directly from AT and the Cartridge will be shipped from us at Oak Tree Enterprises, LLC. Once products arrive, please call us for assistance with re-balancing tone arm and setting the 'Anti-Skate' adjustment.


(OK, do I really need to say it?... No, the laptop shown in the photos is NOT included.)
 

 

 



 
 

 


CHANGER / STACKER,
78 AND 16 RPM,
& CERAMIC CARTRIDGE TABLES LISTED BELOW. 

Tables with ceramic cartridges can be connected to any AUX, Tape input, CD input, Computer Sound Card input or any input on any receiver / integrated amplifier regardless of whether it has a phono pre-amp or not. 
Tables with ceramic cartridges and non-adjustable tone arms, are generally not recommended for critical listening situations, recordings and / or if your record collection is in above average condition and you want to keep it that way. If any of the previous criteria apply, you should consider one of the higher quality turntables listed above  utilizing magnetic cartridges and fully adjustable, more critically designed tone arms. Please email or phone with any questions.

 
         

    


         NEW ADDITION 12/15/15
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED
VINTAGE BSR STACKING / CHANGER TURNTABLE
FULLY AUTOMATIC
CHANGER
BSR / MCDONALD 2630W 'PROFESSIONAL'
CHASSIS C159.A.7

TURNTABLE / PHONOGRAPH
w/ 'MAGNETIC CARTRIDGE' AND PITCH CONTROL!!!
Circa late 1960's thru early 1970's
BRITISH MADE
for sale

SOLD 7/28/16
SHIPPED TO OHIO

 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out. Entire automatic mechanism was disassembled, de-greased, cleaned and re-lubed, including; the 'Actuating Slide and Pawl', and both plates, reconditioned all rubber parts including the 'intermediate' idler wheel, motor disassembled, cleaned and re-lubed, 'cushion ring', 'thrust washer' disassembled, cleaned and re-lubed, 'trip pawl' cleaned for 'smooth end of album cycle, then he re-set "lead-in & lead-out" tone arm adjustment and test played. Idler position centered for more positive speed positioning w/ selector. New stylus installed on 'magnetic' cartridge. Dust cover buffed for improved appearance. Table cosmetics addressed and repaired as necessary. Tracking and Bias force also re-set to 2g. Restoration entailed approx 8+ hrs w/ followed with about 20+ hours of testing w/ many albums (mostly because we enjoyed having a 'quality' changer on one of the test stations to listen to).
 
Original Platter warp & bubble / warp free. All functions work great! Only cosmetic issue is that the original dust cover has a few 'closed cracks' around the logo, and some 'melt' marks from old, 'reactive' RCA cables laying on it. The issues are actually not too distracting (see above photos). Dust cover hinges up and stays upright fine.  
As this turntable has a 'magnetic cartridge' (unlike most 'stacker / changers' which have 'crystal / ceramic / piezo' pickups) you can readily connect this table to any receiver or Integrated amplifier input. For a basic system, or wanting to get introduced or re-introduced to stacking vinyl records, this is a great table.
Stylus in fine shape.
Starts as it should, and end's as it should with no 'end groove hang up'!
Following always necessary restoration, unit was test played thru 20+ cycles and tested with up to 6X LP's stacked with no issues!!! (normally we can only get about 3 on a stack with no issues). Works beautifully!

Beautiful condition BSR  / McDonald 'Professional Series', 2360W, fully automatic changer phonograph. Plays 33 & 45 RPM records. Selects 7", 10" or 12" record size.
 
Features include:

   
- 3-Speed Turntable, 33 & 45 RPM
- Pitch Control (VERY few stacker / changers have this)
- Built-in Strobe disc to adjust / check speed for 100% accuracy

- Stacker / Changer capable on 33's. Sorry, but we do not have a '45' stacker spindle for this one.
- Magnetic Cartridge equipped
- Fully-Automatic operation
- Record Repeat Function
- Record Size selector- allows 'Auto' or 'Stacking' of any size record at any speed!
- Adjustable Tracking force
- Adjustable Anti-Skating
- Full chassis suspension for damping vibrations
- Heavy version, BSR platter for more stable speed, vibration damping and better 'feel'

    
Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this BSR / McDonald PRO 2360W turntable as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! Entire table functions beautifully following the above mentioned, complete tear-down and re-build / refurb. ALL functions work great! Comes with a fine condition ADC, QLM MK III, Magnetic cartridge that has been installed and optimized for the tone-arm.
Ready to use! Includes our standard 90 day limited warranty. Measures 17.5" wide x 14.5" deep x 7.75" tall and weighs 13 lbs unpacked.
 BSR / MCDONALD 2630W STACKING / CHANGER / FULLY AUTOMATIC TURNTABLE
  Cond. 8 (due to dust cover)

SOLD 7/28/16
SHIPPED TO OHIO



Most of our turntables are 'component turntables', meaning that you connect them to YOUR EXISTING stereo systems' 'Phono Input' or (another input, utilizing an external 'Phono Pre-Amp').

What...you DON'T have an existing component stereo system? Not to fear. All you need is a pair of powered speakers (think the small speakers that came with your computer), and an inexpensive Phono Pre-amp.
You probably already have a pair of 'computer speakers' you can use (or grab a pair on your next trip to a local thrift store), and we have inexpensive phono pre-amps for less than $40, including all the cables you need, that will work.

We've tested this set-up and it works great!  Give us a call for further info, or to order a turntable and the balance of what you would need.


 

 

 

 

 

 


Note: The "Changer / Stacker" functions work best when used with pre 1980's albums due to the 
larger center hole diameter of older records. They also can sometimes work with up to 4 or 5 albums, 
but function best with 3 or less stacked at a time.
Also, for optimum performance, special a special stylus is required for 78 RPM records. While you will get sound from a 33 / 45 RPM stylus, it is best not to use the same stylus for both 78's and then for 33 1/3's / 45's.
 
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You should be!!!
The vast majority of turntables shipped from individual sellers, especially the one's from on-line auctions, are damaged in transit due to inadequate / inappropriate packing.
It is VERY difficult to do successfully and most folks do not have the experience or materials to do it anything close to adequately.
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We are proud to announce the arrival of Audio-Technica turntable Cartridges to our line of high quality audio accessories. Their turntable Cartridges have long been recognized as some of the best quality available while still being one of the most affordable in the industry. 






   

 

 

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RECENTLY
SOLD / SHIPPED TABLES BELOW:

 

    

         

     

NEW LISTING 4/21/16
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COMPLETELY RESTORED / REFURBISHED
VINTAGE PIONEER TURNTABLE
PIONEER PL-L1000 / PLL1000
TANGENTIAL TRACKING / LINEAR TRACKING
FULLY AUTOMATIC / DIRECT DRIVE
TURNTABLE

#...180T
Made in Japan
Circa late 1979 thru 1980

SOLD 5/5/16
SHIPPED TO NORTH CAROLINA

This was Pioneer's 'Flag Ship' turntable for this period. We have had 2 of these (one was the Phase Linear version), for over 6 years, waiting for the 'right technician' to challenge them. FINALLY, our current senior technician was up to the task, and restored this one beautifully and CORRECTLY!

Our technician has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through and 'Certified' this unit which involves disassembly (not an easy task on this table), cleaning inside and out, COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLING, cleaning and re-lubricating internal mechanisms and the balance of efforts listed below. Total technician time to restore 11 hrs.

Partial disassembly of 'Arm Lift Mechanism' , cleaned and re-lubed

Fresh, New and Correct 'Arm Mechanism' belt installed.

End of Play lift and return set with oscilloscope at test point 4 and adj internal VR9.

Arm transport shuttle control cleaned and re-lubed

Lateral arm motion rails and guide rollers cleaned and re-lubed

Arm lift motor re-lubed

Tone-arm Lead-In adjusted until perfect for mid point lead in

Tested / analyzed and passed for motor noise and 60Hz hum.

Rubber mat still supple and flexible with no hardening.

Disassembled and re-built feet / pods

Platter speed checked and verified for 100% accuracy with our factory test strobe disc following above restoration.

Platter tested for 'true flat' and no 'run-out' (we had one with 'run-out', that required a new platter).

Original dustcover had a 3-Stage buff, and looks INCREDIBLE. Hinges adjusted to hold it upright as well.

We also installed and adjusted a new, Audio Technica elliptically cut Diamond, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it on the ORIGINAL PIONEER PL-L1000 headshell. (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.)
You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

Cartridge / head shell overhang adjusted using shop calibration scale.

Unit tested with our myriad of test records, one of which included; Shures' 'Cartridge Obstacle Course' record

Unit test cycled through 30+ LPs flawlessly

Great performing, sounding and INCREDIBLE looking Pioneer PL-L1000, Linear Tracking, Direct-Drive, Fully-Automatic turntable. Following the above restoration, it looks fabulous, now functions correctly and performs well.

From the Vinyl Engine website page on this table,
"The Pioneer PL-L1000 comes fitted with a linear tracking tone-arm which traces the sound grooves on the record linearly in the same way that the master cutting machine cuts the grooves in the first place.  This means that the linear system is superior to conventional offset tone-arms in many ways:

(1) There is no tracking error thus preventing the generation of harmonic distortion.
(2) In principle, there is no generation of inside force and so the crosstalk and intermodulation distortion are improved and the positioning of the sound image is stabilized.
(3) The tone-arm pipe is linear for optimum lateral balance.
(4) It is possible to shorten the effective length of the tone-arm and so this feature makes for a low equivalent mass and high rigidity.
This combination also reduces resonance in the parts and compound resonance.   Sub-functions of the PL-L1000 include auto lead-in, auto-return, auto cut, quick repeat, quick play, quick stop, stylus pressure direct readout, arm height adjustment, cueing device and free stop hinges."


This table is a 'blast' to use. As the owner of Oak Tree Enterprises, I personally auditioned and did the final testing on this table. I had a few further 'fine tune / tweaks' done by the technician and probably played more than 30 albums on this.

Pioneer PL-L1000 Turntable Features:
 

- Linear / Tangential Tracking, 'Pivoted' tone arm (and unlike most 'Linears', you aren't stuck using a 'P-Mount' cartridge!!! Yea!)
-
Quartz, PLL, Hall Effect Motor,
- Direct-Drive Platter
- VERY HEAVY, (4.75lbs w/ mat) Aluminum Alloy, 310mm Platter

- Fully-Automatic Operation (arm starts and auto returns when finished)
- Straight, Pivoted, Linear Tracking, Tubular Tone-arm
- Universal head-fits Standard Half Inch mount cartridge
(allows for quick cartridge changes w/ additional loaded head shells)
- 'No Touch' 'Shuttle / Jog' wheel for lateral arm movement (one of the most fun things about using this table, and it works VERY well following tech work)
- Adjustable Tracking force
- 33 1/3 and 45 RPM selection
- 'Height Adjustable', Rubber Isolation feet for vibration dampening
and most importantly with this table, Leveling.

PIONEER PL-L1000 TURNTABLE SPECIFICATIONS:

Motors:

Direct-Induction linear motor (tangential tracking)
Quartz, PLL, Hall Effect Motor, Stable Hanging Rotor motor (platter)
Ancillary DC motor (arm cueing)

 Platter Drive System:
Direct Drive
Platter: 310mm / 13" diameter, die-cast, aluminum alloy
Speeds:
33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Wow and Flutter (WRMS):
< 0.013%
Tone-arm Type:
Straight Tubular, Linear Motor drive, Static-ba
lance, on pivot bearing
Tone-arm height adj range:
3mm
Build-up Time;
90
@33.3 RPM
Speed Deviation; < 0.002%
Speed drift; < 0.00008% @33.3 RPM
Speed vs Load characteristics; stable to 220 grams of load drag
Effective Arm Length;
190mm

Cartridge weight range (not 'tracking force' range); 4g-24g
Head-shell weight: 10.5g


Again, we have completely gone through this Pioneer SX-939 Stereo Receiver,

Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this Pioneer PL-L1000
as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! (total tech time ~11 hours). Following restoration was tested for speed accuracy, rumble, wow & flutter, noise isolation, tone-arm return function and lubed internal mechanism. Original dust cover is in fabulous shape after a 3-Stage plastic buff / hand polish. Table looks good and works great! Again, comes with a new, fresh Audio-Technica, Elliptically cut, diamond stylus, AT-95 cartridge. Ready to play!!!
Note: These tables, like many 'higher end' tables are VERY critical of 'Level Placement', and it will come with a bubble / spirit level to assist in that task (yes, the feet are adjustable with more than adequate height range). Measures 19.25" wide x 17.75" deep x 6" tall and weighs a HEAVY 27 lbs unpacked.
Will include an e copy / pdf download of the Pioneer PL-L1000 Owners / users manual and the service manual if purchaser desires. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
REFURBISHED PIONEER PL-L1000 STEREO TURNTABLE
Cond. 8.5++

SOLD 5/5/16
SHIPPED TO NORTH CAROLINA

W/ BEAUTIFUL DUST COVER &
w/ NEW 'Audio Technica' Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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NEW LISTING 5/24/16
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COMPLETELY RESTORED / REFURBISHED
VINTAGE PHASE LINEAR TURNTABLE
PHASE LINEAR 8000-II (same as Pioneer PL-L1000)
TANGENTIAL TRACKING / LINEAR TRACKING
FULLY AUTOMATIC / DIRECT DRIVE
TURNTABLE

#...552S
Made in Japan
Circa late 1979 thru 1980
SOLD 5/25/16
SHIPPED TO MISSOURI


This was a Phase Linear branded version of Pioneer's 'Flag Ship' turntable for this period. We have had 2 of these (the other was the Pioneer version), for over 6 years, waiting for the 'right technician' to challenge them. FINALLY, our current senior technician was up to the task, and restored this one beautifully and CORRECTLY!

Our technician has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through and 'Certified' this unit which involves disassembly (not an easy task on this table), cleaning inside and out, COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLING, cleaning and re-lubricating internal mechanisms and the balance of efforts listed below. Total technician time to restore 11 hrs (see above collage of bench shots).

Partial disassembly of 'Arm Lift Mechanism' , cleaned and re-lubed

Fresh, New and Correct 'Arm Mechanism' belt installed.

End of Play lift and return set with oscilloscope at test point 4 and adj internal VR9.

Arm transport shuttle control cleaned and re-lubed

Lateral arm motion rails and guide rollers cleaned and re-lubed

Arm lift motor re-lubed

Tone-arm Lead-In adjusted until perfect for mid point lead in

Tested / analyzed and passed for motor noise and 60Hz hum.

Rubber mat still supple and flexible with no hardening.

Disassembled and re-built feet / pods

Platter speed checked and verified for 100% accuracy with our factory test strobe disc following above restoration.

Platter replaced as the original had a 'few hundredths' of an inch of 'run-out, then tested for 'true flat' and no 'run-out'. Most folks probably wouldn't have noticed, but I did after playing for a while. So back to the shop for another original platter it went.

Original dustcover had a 3-Stage buff, and looks INCREDIBLE, essentially AS NEW. Hinges adjusted to hold it upright as well.

We also installed and adjusted a new, Audio Technica elliptically cut Diamond, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it on the ORIGINAL PIONEER / PHASE LINEAR headshell. (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.)
You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

Cartridge / head shell overhang adjusted using shop calibration scale.

Unit tested with our myriad of test records, one of which included; Shures' 'Cartridge Obstacle Course' record

Unit test cycled through 30+ LPs flawlessly

Great performing, sounding and INCREDIBLE looking Pioneer PL-L1000
(read Phase Linear 8000-II), Linear Tracking, Direct-Drive, Fully-Automatic turntable. Following the above restoration, it looks fabulous, now functions correctly and performs well.

From the Vinyl Engine website page on this table, "The Pioneer PL-L1000
(read Phase Linear 8000-II) comes fitted with a linear tracking tone-arm which traces the sound grooves on the record linearly in the same way that the master cutting machine cuts the grooves in the first place.  This means that the linear system is superior to conventional offset tone-arms in many ways:

(1) There is no tracking error thus preventing the generation of harmonic distortion.
(2) In principle, there is no generation of inside force and so the crosstalk and intermodulation distortion are improved and the positioning of the sound image is stabilized.
(3) The tone-arm pipe is linear for optimum lateral balance.
(4) It is possible to shorten the effective length of the tone-arm and so this feature makes for a low equivalent mass and high rigidity.
This combination also reduces resonance in the parts and compound resonance.   Sub-functions of the PL-L1000
(read Phase Linear 8000-II) include auto lead-in, auto-return, auto cut, quick repeat, quick play, quick stop, stylus pressure direct readout, arm height adjustment, cueing device and free stop hinges."

This table is a 'blast' to use. As the owner of Oak Tree Enterprises, I personally auditioned and did the final testing on this table. I had a few further 'fine tune / tweaks' done by the technician and probably played more than 30 albums on this.

Phase Linear 8000-II Turntable Features:
 

- Linear / Tangential Tracking, 'Pivoted' tone arm (and unlike most 'Linears', you aren't stuck using a 'P-Mount' cartridge!!! Yea!)
-
Quartz, PLL, Hall Effect Motor,
- Direct-Drive Platter
- VERY HEAVY, (4.75lbs w/ mat) Aluminum Alloy, 310mm Platter

- Fully-Automatic Operation (arm starts and auto returns when finished)
- Straight, Pivoted, Linear Tracking, Tubular Tone-arm
- Universal head-fits Standard Half Inch mount cartridge
(allows for quick cartridge changes w/ additional loaded head shells)
- 'No Touch' 'Shuttle / Jog' wheel for lateral arm movement (one of the most fun things about using this table, and it works VERY well following tech work)
- Adjustable Tracking force
- 33 1/3 and 45 RPM selection
- 'Height Adjustable', Rubber Isolation feet for vibration dampening
and most importantly with this table, Leveling.

Phase Linear 8000-II TURNTABLE SPECIFICATIONS:

Motors:

Direct-Induction linear motor (tangential tracking)
Quartz, PLL, Hall Effect Motor, Stable Hanging Rotor motor (platter)
Ancillary DC motor (arm cueing)

 Platter Drive System:
Direct Drive
Platter: 310mm / 13" diameter, die-cast, aluminum alloy
Speeds:
33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Wow and Flutter (WRMS):
< 0.013%
Tone-arm Type:
Straight Tubular, Linear Motor drive, Static-ba
lance, on pivot bearing
Tone-arm height adj range:
3mm
Build-up Time;
90
@33.3 RPM
Speed Deviation; < 0.002%
Speed drift; < 0.00008% @33.3 RPM
Speed vs Load characteristics; stable to 220 grams of load drag
Effective Arm Length;
190mm

Cartridge weight range (not 'tracking force' range); 4g-24g
Head-shell weight: 10.5g


Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this Phase Linear 8000
as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! (total tech time ~11 hours). Following restoration was tested for speed accuracy, rumble, wow & flutter, noise isolation, tone-arm return function and lubed internal mechanism. Original dust cover is in fabulous shape after a 3-Stage plastic buff / hand polish, with only very minor blems. Table looks good and works great! Again, comes with a new, fresh Audio-Technica, Elliptically cut, diamond stylus, AT-95 cartridge. Ready to play!!!
Note: These tables, like many 'higher end' tables are VERY critical of 'Level Placement', and it will come with a bubble / spirit level to assist in that task (yes, the feet are adjustable with more than adequate height range). Measures 19.25" wide x 17.75" deep x 6" tall and weighs a HEAVY 27 lbs unpacked.
Will include an e copy / pdf download of the Pioneer PL-L1000 Owners / users manual and the service manual if purchaser desires. Also has original box and packing. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
REFURBISHED PHASE LINEAR 8000-II STEREO TURNTABLE
Cond. 8.5++

SOLD 5/25/16
SHIPPED TO MISSOURI
(C) R.R.

W/ BEAUTIFUL DUST COVER &
w/ NEW 'Audio Technica' Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

(Above text, in it's entirety, property of www.oaktreevintage.com / Oak Tree Enterprises, LLC. See 'Copyright Information' page for details)

 

 

    

             NEW LISTING 4/22/16
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VINTAGE
REFURBISHED AND READY TO GO
THORENS STEREO TURNTABLE

THORENS TD-166 MK-II
FULLY MANUAL
2-SPEED
BELT DRIVE
#...7193
MADE IN WEST GERMANY
Circa 1981-83

SOLD 8/17/16
SHIPPING TO TEXAS

Our technician has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, COMPLETELY DISASSEMBLING, cleaning and re-lubricating internal mechanisms and the balance of efforts listed below.

Tone-arm cuing mechanism disassembled, cleaned and re-lubed.

Speed checked and adjusted for accuracy with factory test strobe disc to <1.0% drift!

Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy w/ shop digital gram scale.

New bias weight mechanism / rod and bias weight sourced from Sweden

New and CORRECT drive belt ordered and installed

Original platter mat intact and still perfectly supple

Real Wood veneer deck lemon oiled and looks great

We also installed and adjusted a brand new Audio-Technica, AT-95, Elliptically cut Diamond stylus, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it.  (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks near new and works great!!

Following the above refurb, turntable looks, functions and sounds fabulous

Thorens TD-166 mkII Features:

 
- Fullly Manual operation 
- Dual Speed; 33 1/3 & 45 speeds
* (electronically controlled)
- Belt Drive for quiet operation
- Ultra-Low mass straight, Aluminum Tone arm
- Oil Damped tone arm cueing
- Standard 1/2" mount cartridge head shell
- Adjustable Tracking force and Anti-Skating
-
Real Wood veneer base
 
 
 
With the exception of the dust cover, this Thorens TD-166 mkII is in LIKE NEW CONDITION. We've not had many Thorens come through in the past 18 years, and when they did, they didn't hang around long (our turntable tech is a Thornes fan). These are very well built, German turntables featuring belt drive platter & 4 point- high quality Gimbal bearing tone arm mount. Also features adjustable tracking and anti-skating force. Utilizes an external power supply to further reduce possibility of any noise.

 
Thorens TD-166 mkII TABLE SPECIFICATIONS:

 
Motor: Electronically controlled, 16-pole, synchronous
Platter Drive System: Belt-Drive
 Platter:
300mm, non-Magnetic Zinc Alloy
Speeds: Electronically controlled, 33 1/3 & 45 RPM
Speed Control: synchronized by mains frequency
Wow & Flutter:
0.05% (WRMS) @ 33 1/3 RPM
Rumble:
>75dB
Tone arm type: Straight, Low-mass arm tube. Static Balanced, Angled head shell.
Arm Length:
230mm
Counter weight range: 0-3 grams
Cartridge type: Accepts all 1/2" "Standard" mount
Cable Capacitance: 190 pF, +/- 10%
Tangential Tracking Error: ≤ 0.18 degrees/cm of radius
Cartridge Overhang: 14.5mm adjustable
Offset Angle: 2
2

Power Supply: External DC
  

 
Again, our turntable tech has completely and EXTENSIVELY gone through this Thorens TD-166 mkII
as stated above and 'certified' it's ready to go! (total tech time ~9 hours). Now the 'bad news'. Unfortunately this one came in 'sans dust cover', however, again, as previously stated, the table has just been completely gone through and is "Ready to Go"! You will not be disappointed in this table for all around use. Measures 17" wide x 14" deep x 5.5" tall and weighs 15 lbs unpacked. Will include an e copy / pdf download of the Thorens TD-166 mkII Owners / users manual and the service manual if purchaser desires. Includes our standard 90 day limited warranty.
THORENS TD-166 mkII STEREO TURNTABLE
 
 Cond. 8.5++ (less missing dust cover)
SOLD 8/17/16
SHIPPING TO TEXAS

 &
 w/ new AT-95 Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed

 



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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           NEW LISTING W/ UPDATED PHOTOS 4/27/15
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED
SANSUI SR-3030BC
TURNTABLE
FULLY MANUAL / BELT DRIVE
Circa 1970's
MIJ
SOLD 4/6/16
SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA
 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, cleaning out gelled lubes (a MUST DO on all pre-owned / vintage turntables) and re-lubricating mechanism.

 Tone-arm 'lift height' adjusted.

  Tone-arm Cueing mechanism tested.

  New 'Anti-Skate' weight installed w/ 24k Gold crimps.

  Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy.

 
  Entire table was cleaned inside and out.

  Brand new belt installed.

  Speed checked and verified for accuracy with our shop strobe disc.

Tested / analyzed and passed for motor noise and 60Hz hum.

Original dustcover had a fresh buff, and looks pretty good minor issues. Hinges intact as well as 'strut'.

We also had the platter 'machined' to re-fresh the 'brushed' look on the edge / side-rim and to remove surface corrosion.

Original rubber mat, still supple and flexible with no hardening.

Our turntable tech also re-installed and adjusted the existing 'Sansui SC-32' elliptical stylus, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it, adjusting 'overhang'.  (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!

Unit tested with our myriad of test records, one of which included; Shures' 'Cartridge Obstacle Course' record

Unit test played through 6 LPs flawlessly
 

Classic, well built, Sansui SR-303BC, quiet running / belt drive, Fully Manual stereo turntable! Suspended "sub-chassis" Plinth for damping outside vibrations, but WOULD recommend purchasing a set of our '
Sorbothane Iso Pods' to further isolate it from it's environment. Classic 'curved' tone arm w/ 'Universal / 1/2" headshell".


Looks fabulous, works and sounds great!
Very Solid performer.

SANSUI SR-3030BC TURNTABLE FEATURES:
 
- Fully-Manual operation
- Heavy, Alloy platter for speed stability and vibration damping
- Die-Cast Motor-board / plinth

- 'Floating' / 'Sprung' sub chassis / plinth to absorb shock
- Fully-Manual operation
- Classic 'Curved' tone-arm
- Universal 1/2" mount head-shell

- 2-Speeds 33.3 & 45 RPM
- Gimbal bearing assembly
- Adjustable tracking force with a counter-weight that doubles as a resonance damper
- Adjustable anti-skating force w/ 'strung bias weight'
- "Oil-damped" tone-arm cueing.
- Dust Cover 'Hold-up' strut
- Real Walnut wood veneer cabinet


SANSUI SR-3030BC TURNTABLE SPECIFICATIONS:
 

Motor: 4-Pole, Hysteresis Synchronous, Capacitor Start
Turntable Drive System:
Belt Drive
Platter: 310mm, Aluminum Alloy, diecast platter
S/N:
>45dB
Wow & Flutter
: <0.09%
Speeds: 33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Tone arm Type: Tubular, Curved, Static balance type
Head-shell: Accepts standard 1/2" cartridges
Tracking Error
:
<+/- 1%
Stylus Force Range: 0.0 to 2.5g

 
Again, this table has been completely gone through by our turntable tech. Other than some minor cosmetic issues w/ the dust cover (see above photos), the table looks and works great! Great "Mid-Fi" table. Great "all around" table for utility use, and ready to spin your vinyl through those vintage speakers you own.
We would recommend our Sorbothane Iso Pods to further isolate the table from it's shelf. Measures 20.5" wide x 14.75" deep x 6.5" tall and weighs 19 lbs unpacked. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
RESTORED / REFURBISHED SANSUI SR-3030BC
Cond. 8.5
(C) R.R.
SOLD 4/6/16
SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA

W/ DUST COVER
&
 'Sansui SC-32' Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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NEW LISTING 4/1/16
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RESTORED / REFURBISHED
PHILIPS 308 / GA308 TURNTABLE
FULLY-AUTOMATIC / BELT DRIVE
'FLOATING PLATTER / TONE-ARM'
Circa 1970's
MADE IN HOLLAND

SOLD 4/18/16
SHIPPED TO VIRGINIA

 Our technician has completely gone through and 'Certified' this unit cleaning inside and out, cleaning out gelled lubes (a MUST DO on all pre-owned / vintage turntables) and re-lubricating mechanism. Equally importantly the 'liquefied belt' was completely removed / cleaned from inside the table plinth and motor pulley, shaft and platter table.

Tone-arm height adjusted.

Tone-arm Auto functions restored, adjusted and tested.

Tone-arm 'lift height' adjusted.

Tone-arm lead In / Out adjusted.

 'Anti-Skate' mechanism, cleaned and re-lubed w/ silicone lube.

 CB solder joints inspected and 're-flowed'.

 Gimbal bearing, counter weight and anti-skating all adjusted and verified for accuracy.

 
 Entire table was cleaned inside and out.

 
 New platter drive belt installed.

 Speed checked and verified for 96+% accuracy with our shop strobe disc.

 New, High-Quality RCA interlink cables, with gold plated connectors installed.

 New AC power cord installed.

Tested / analyzed and passed for motor noise and 60Hz hum.

Original dustcover had a fresh buff, and looks decent, but has scuffs / scratches that were too deep to be 'practically' removed (due to 'small size' of dust cover, it cannot be closed while unit is playing an LP record).

Real wood veneer base was also lemon oiled and looks great.

Original rubber mat, still supple and flexible with no hardening.

Our turntable tech also re-installed and adjusted the existing 'Ortofon, F15E, MK II' elliptical stylus, magnetic cartridge and optimized the tone arm for it.  (If you prefer an up-grade you may also choose from our selection of new Audio Technica cartridges that we can also set up and ship with it for the additional cartridge cost.) You can readily connect this table to any receiver, Integrated amplifier with a standard magnetic phono input, or a Pre-amp. To connect to computer for burning CD's just order one of our inexpensive Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits. Again, this table looks and works great!!

Unit tested with our myriad of test records, one of which included; Shures' 'Cartridge Obstacle Course' record

Unit test cycled through 6 LPs flawlessly.
 

Classic, well built, Philips 308, quiet running / belt drive, Fully-Automatic stereo turntable! 'Two piece' platter to reduce resonance for quieter performance. Suspended "sub-chassis" Plinth for damping outside vibrations. Damped straight tone arm. From the original paperwork
, "The platter and the pick-up arm are mounted on a sub-chassis, which is damped, spring suspended from the rigidly mounted main chassis, absorbing mechanical shocks and external vibrations."

Does have a few scuffs and 'battle scars', but still looks decent, works and sounds great!
Very Solid performer.

PHILIPS GA 308 TURNTABLE FEATURES:
 
- Two-Piece Belt Drive platter system w/ 'composite sub-platter' for ultra quiet operation
- 'Floating' / 'Sprung' platter and tone-arm to absorb shock
- Fully-Automatic operation, meaning that play can be started and stopped with the touch of a button. It also means that the tone arm will return and table will shut off at end of record play
- Low-Mass, straight tone arm
- 1/2" mount head-shell

- Very accurate and quality Gimbol bearing assembly
- Adjustable tracking force with a counter-weight that doubles as a resonance damper
- Adjustable anti-skating force w/ scales for both 'conical' and 'elliptical' cartridges
- Plays 33 or 45 RPM discs
- "Oil-damped" tone-arm cueing.

PHILIPS GA 308 TURNTABLE SPECIFICATIONS:
 

Motor: Low RPM / High Torque, DC Motor
Turntable Drive System:
'Sub-Platter' / Belt drive
Platter: Two piece w/ lower 'driven' platter made of 'Non-Resonating' material
Rumble: <-38dB DIN A, <-58dB DIN B
Wow & Flutter
: <0.2%
Speeds: 33 1/3 and 45 rpm
Tone arm Type: Static balance type,
 straight arm tube, with a Counter Weight that doubles as a resonate damper
Head-shell: Accepts standard 1/2" cartridges
Stylus Force Range:
2* to 4g (*stylus can be adjusted to any weight down to zero grams, if you have a separate 'gram scale', but the built in scale only reads down to 2)

 
Again, this table has been completely gone through by our turntable tech. While it does have a few cosmetic issues (see above photos), the table looks decent and works great! Great "Mid-Fi" table. Great "all around" table for utility use, and ready to spin your vinyl through those vintage speakers you own. Measures 14.25" wide x 12" deep x 5.25" tall and weighs 15 lbs unpacked.
 Includes pdf / e-copy download of Philips GA-308 turntable owners / users manual via email. Comes with our standard 90 day limited warranty.
RESTORED / REFURBISHED PHILIPS GA308
Cond. 8

SOLD 4/18/16
SHIPPED TO VIRGINIA


W/ DUST COVER
&
 'Ortofon' Elliptical Diamond stylus cartridge installed



To connect to computer for burning CD's or to a modern A/V receiver that does not have phono inputs, just order one of our inexpensive $42.99 Phono Pre-Amps and cable kits.

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http://www.enjoythemusic.com/freestuff.htm

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