Pioneer has announced the PLX-1000 professional direct drive turntable. Features: 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”. Highly familiar.
Should Technics bring back the classic SL-1200 turntable? At least 10,000+ people thinks so. They’ve signed a change.org petition that asks Panasonic to bring back the legendary wheels of steel. Here’s the text of the petition:
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It’s been one year since Panasonic announced that the classic DJ turntable was dead – when it killed off Technics: After more than 35 years as a leading manufacturer of analogue turntables, Panasonic has regretfully taken the decision to leave this market. Panasonic hopes that retailers and consumers will understand that its product range has… Read More Technics Turntables, R.I.P.
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It looks like turntables are actually dead, for real this time. Since the 70’s, the iconic Technics SL-1200 has been a standard among DJs. Earlier in the week, we reported on the latest round of turntables are dead rumors. The rumor was that Panasonic was finally killing off the classic Technics DJ turntable. At the time,… Read More Turntables Are Dead. Long Live Turntablism!
Are turntables finally dead? The AudioBeef blog is saying R.I.P. to the Technics turntable. They report that the owner of the Technics brand, Panasonic, has issued this statement killing off Technics turntables: Regarding our analogue turntable products, we have to inform you of our decision to terminate the business within this year, regrettably. Here are… Read More Are Turntables Finally Dead? (Technics Rumor)