Pioneer has announced the PLX-1000 professional direct drive turntable.
- User-friendly control layout
- High-torque direct drive system
- Designed for optimal sound quality
- Tempo control with variable width levels
- Detachable power and audio cables
According to Pioneer, the PLX-1000 “offers a highly familiar, user-friendly control layout”.
So, if you’ve got the strange feeling of déjà vu, it might be because the new Pioneer dj turntable looks like it was separated at birth from Technics’ recently deceased SL-1200 line of turntables:
The new PIoneer PLX-1000 is pure analog, so there’s not a lot of fancy connectors around the back:
Here’s the official intro video:
The Pioneer PLX-1000 has a list price of US $699. You can get full details at the Pioneer site.