Dual CS-506

The Dual CS-506 is one of Dual’s belt drive models and was produced from 1979 through 1981. The CS stands for ‘Complete System’ but it is a fairly basic, semi-automatic model as far as turntables …

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Technics SL-D3

The Technics SL-D3 is a fully automatic, direct drive turntable. It was produced from 1978 until 1980 and retailed for around $170. The motor is B-FG servo controlled and will run at 33 and 45 …

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Dual 1019

The Dual 1019 turntable hit the market in 1965 at a retail price of around $130. It is a fully automatic, idler driven turntable and can play all types of LP’s including 78’s. In fact, …

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Technics SL-BD22

The Technics SL-BD22 is both and vintage and not-so-vintage turntable. It hung around for quite awhile before finally being discontinued. I believe it was on the market from around late 1985 up until about 2000. …

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Pioneer PL-41

This is one of Pioneer’s better contributions to the turntable market. Built in the late 60′ and early 70’s it’s the Pioneer PL-41. At the time it was their top of the line turntable. The …

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Technics SL-1700 MKII

This is the Technics SL-1700 MKII. It was on the market from about 1979 up until around 1981. As you probably already know, Technics was a major player in the turntable market throughout the 1970’s. …

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Pioneer PL-115D

The Pioneer PL-115D  is a semi automatic,  2 speed, belt drive turntable.  It has an elegant look with the walnut grain base and charcoal top. It utilizes a speed detecting auto-return mechanism that will smoothly …

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Yamaha YP-800

The Yamaha YP-800 is a manual, 2-speed, direct-drive turntable with a fitted static balance S type tonearm. It uses a 12 pole brushless DC motor. It really has an interesting look to it with the …

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Dual 1249

The Dual 1249 is a belt driven turntable offered by the German company around 1975. It’s retail price when introduced was about $280. It is definitely one of the better looking Dual turntables though I …

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Marantz 6300

The Marantz 6300 is very popular these days and they command sometimes ridiculous prices. When it was released to the market in 1975 Marantz was still seen as making hi-end audio equipment. Of course, Superscope …

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