The celebrated sonic-design company Technics has just released details surrounding its new SL-1200G turntable, due to hit the market before the end of 2016. As vinyl sales continue to rise, Technics has stepped up its game with this slick, cutting-edge, and technologically savvy record player for the modern music lover. In addition, the company will release the Technics 50th-anniversary limited-edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE this summer, prior to the release of the SL-1200G edition.

Find a list of the new turntables specifications below, and learn more by going to the Technics website here.

All New Design for Redefining the Direct Drive Turntable:

Twin-Rotor Surface-Facing Direct Drive Motor 

Direct Drive Motor Controller

High Sensitive Tonearm

Brass-Top Turntable Platter


Technics Definitive Design:

Inherited SL-1200 Series

Heavy Aluminium Top Plate

Turntable Speeds:

33 1/3 rpm, 45 rpm, 78 rpm

Variable Range Pitch:

±8%, ±16%

Dimensions & Weight:

W: 453 mm (17-27/32 inch) H: 170 mm (6-11/16 inch) D: 372 mm (14-21/32 inch)

Approx. 18 kg (39.7 lbs ) *Tentative *Height including dust cover


Phono Output x 1 / SIGNAL GND x 1