Forum discussion tagged with technics.
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    Old or New

    Hi, I bought a second hand Technics SL-Q2 turntable with a Ortofon VMS 20E MkII cartridge a couple of years back, previous owner had it from new, I use it with my equally old Pioneer A656 Mk 2 amplifier. All been good although I'm far from an expert. As I've started collecting lots more brand...
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    Technics SL-PG100 CD Player repair

    Hey guys, So I have an old CD Player that my dad used to have, he bought it sometimes early 90s from Technics SL-PG100: I also have in the same family the receiver...
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    How to power 1210mkII and DIY kit speakers - Cobra Horn

    Hi! I'm about to build a first pair of kit speakers from here: What interested me was efficiency, and a low price to get started with building speakers myself. They will be used in my art studio, which is about 6x6x6 meters. I mainly play jazz...
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    Brand new technics 1210 mk2 pair

    Hello everyone. I have found a pair of techincs 1210 mk2 boxed and unopened in my dad's loft and I opened one up to take a look and they are literally brand new. At this point my OCD perfection side kicked in and started to wonder just what these were worth and if I should even sell them. I have...
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    Question Technics SL-1500C vs SL-1200GR

    Hey everyone! I'm new here and I hope I picked the right forum to place this question. I consider to replace my turntable. Right now I have Pro-ject Primary E Phono which is my first TT and I think it's great entry-level turntable, it served me for 5 years, but I want to step up my listening...
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    Amp to replace Technics SU-V1X?

    Hi, My 35 year old Technics integrated amp SU-V1X (40 watts/channel into 8Ω) is probably past it's best, although still pretty good. I read reviews and have tried some amps that are available here where I live. First I tried Rega Elicit-R (105 watts/channel into 8Ω) but the treble really hurt...
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    Technics SL-B202 with Marantz “head” and Shure (?) M75MG stylus - bad for vinyl?

    Hi, We bought a secondhand turntable as described above. I’m wondering if the combination is bad for my records? Quite tinny treble that even hurts my ears quite often. Afraid I don’t know much about turntables, but remember that most of my records used to sound nicer than this.
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    Headshell choice for Nagaoka MP-200? OEM or Technics?

    I'm wanting to plunge into the world of vinyl, and was looking to pickup a Technics 1210 turntable, and a Nagaoka MP200 cartridge. Should I get the OEM pre-mounted headshell with it, or save $100 and use the Technics headshell? What's the advantage of the OEM Nagaoka pre-mounted headshell over...