Discussion in ' Turntables ' started by lilwingJul 21, Log in or Sign up. Just picked up this MK 1 and wondered if any of you people can tell the date of mfg.
How to determine the age of your technics sl FYI. It is possible to tell the year and the month when the SL was manufactured from the serial number on the back or bottom of the turntable. SL serial numbers are in two different formats, depending on the date of manufacture.
Technics SL is a series of direct-drive turntables originally manufactured from October untiland resumed inby Matsushita now Panasonic under the brand name of Technics. S means "Stereo", L means "Player". Originally released as a high fidelity consumer record playerit quickly became adopted among radio and disco club disc jockeysthanks to the direct drive, high torque motor design, making it initially suitable for pushbutton cueing and starting of tracks on radio and in dance clubs.
Location: Stockholm Posts: 42 I'm Richard. I've got two 's. Which one should I upgrade? I bought B inso May
Ellaskins from DJ Tutor has provided this excellent video tutorial on things to look out for when buying a second hand turntable. Matsushita in its ultimate wisdom decided to only release certain models to certain regions of the world, and the only official versions released in North America were:. From our experience, it matters little if the Technics is 20yrs old, or 2 yrs old.
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