Technics Announces the SL-1200MK7 as Additional Model for their Successful Range of DJ-Turntables

Technics today unveiled the new SL-1200MK7 Direct Drive Turntable. The new model inherits the same features and operational comfort as the SL-1210MK7, which has been introduced in January 2019 and in a short time has once again become a firm favourite of the  long-existing vinyl DJ community worldwide.


“Over the past decade we have seen significant call outs from the DJs, International music organizers and our sales partners to expand and evolve the Technics turntable line up. There has been a big demand also for a silver version of this DJ turntable, which if first choice for so many users all around the globe”, says European Technics Product Manager Frank Balzuweit. “Consequently, we felt obliged to add the new colour variation to give all potential aspirants for this product the choice of look of their beloved work tool”, Balzuweit adds.


In terms of technology and functionality, the SL-1200MK7 will feature the same USPs of the black SL-1210Mk7. These include:


  • Coreless Direct Drive Motor Achieving Stable Rotation Free of Cogging and Powerful Torque
  • Highly Sensitive, yet robust Tonearm Accurately Reading the Signal Stored in the Record Groove
  • Two-layer Structure Platter with Improved Vibration Damping Performance
  • High Rigidity Cabinet and High Damping Insulator for Thorough Shut-out of All Vibrations, even During Harsh Operation Conditions
  • Starting Torque/Brake Speed Adjustment Function
  • Pitch Control Function Enables Accurate and Stable Pitch Adjustment
  • Reverse Play Function Expands the Flexibility of DJ Play Styles
  • Stylus Illuminator Featuring a High-brightness and Long-life LED


■About the Technics 1200 Series

The SL-1200 was launched as a popular direct drive turntable in 1972, becoming a best-selling model with cumulative sales of 3,500,000 units for the series. It was supported by powerful torque, easy operation, and high durability. It  became greatly  admired by both audio enthusiasts and DJs who helped to unleash the DJ culture in areas such as electronic dance music. The series is still highly acclaimed by DJs worldwide today.

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