How much does Technics cost?

Technics explains why its new SL-1200 turntable costs $4,000.

What does SL stand for technics?

1972–2010, 2016–present. Website. Technics SL1200. Technics SL-1200 is a series of direct-drive turntables originally manufactured from October 1972 until 2010, and resumed in 2016, by Matsushita Electric (now Panasonic Corporation) under the brand name of Technics. S means “Stereo”, L means “Player”.

How heavy is a Technics 1200?

Product information

Product Dimensions 17 x 16 x 15 inches
Item Weight 17 pounds
Manufacturer Technics
Item model number SL-1200MK2

Is Technics same as Panasonic?

Technics (テクニクス, Tekunikusu) is a Japanese brand name of the Panasonic Corporation for audio equipment. Since 1965 under the brand name, Panasonic has produced a variety of hi-fi products, such as turntables, amplifiers, receivers, tape decks, CD players and speakers for sale in various countries.

Is Pioneer PLX-1000 good?

Motor performance is excellent, as expected, with higher torque than a 1200, but nothing that will take your fingertips off when dragging along the platter edge. The startup time is very quick, and there’s no adjustable start/stop time, but the deck is preset to perform much like a 1200 in that area.

When did Technics stop making pianos?

The Technics brand was discontinued in 2010, but reappeared at the 2014 German consumer electronics trade fair IFA. In January 2016 on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary the Technics SL-1200 came back with the Technics SL-1200 G.

Where are Technics made?

The Panasonic factory in Utsunomiya, Japan. Here, just 11 people manufacture Technics’ high-end turntables and the ultra-high-end SU-R1/SE-R1 pre/power combination. The brand’s other, less specialist (and more affordable) products are made in another factory based in Malaysia.