Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable
Price Range:$61.87 to $1,699.99
Direct Drive turntables use the original integral roto-platter Direct Drive motor for smooth non-stop performance and unwavering quartz DD accuracy. This gives DJs the ability to spin records with quick starts stops and scratches for the ultimate mixing experience.
Product Review Summary
9 Reviews from Epinions.com
Feb 14, 2006
Technics SL-1200 Owners...Use Your Head...Shell That Is!
Pros: There's no substitution for a proper replacement headshell!
Cons: Perhaps a little costlier and a bit harder to find than universal types.
There is nothing like an original part when it comes to turntable headshells...especially for a Technics SL-1200 Turntable! Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 9, 2002
The real thing
Pros: Tough, strong, under-discussed hi-fidelity, pride of ownership
Cons: Doesn't need to be so expensive, no cart/stylus included
DJ or just a vinyl lover who wants a timeless machine to last forever, this is the one you'll want. Read More at Epinions.com
May 28, 2002
Want to DJ? Get the right equipment!
Pros: The best in the industry.
Cons: Audio cables are part of the tables and are questionable in quality
There is a reason every DJ you've ever heard of uses 1200s... If you are serious about DJing, you better get the right equipment! Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 12, 2003
The 1200 Standard
Pros: built to last
I would reccomend this to any begining or advanced DJ. Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 26, 2002
So you want to be a dj
Pros: built like a tank
Cons: cheap audio cords
If you're serious about becoming a dj, I recommend getting 1200s, forget the imitators(Gemini, Numark, American Dj, Gli,etc.). Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 19, 2007
Indestructible and almost audiophile-quality sound
Pros: Simple to use, not expensive (by audiophile standards) and very well designed
Cons: Some tables sound better, but cost thousands more Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 10, 2003
The Daddy of all Turntables!!!
Pros: The best in the business
Cons: Pricey(but worth it) Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 19, 2003
A Solid Deck for the DJ and Vinyl Fan
Pros: Solid design; tweaker's heaven; excellent sound; clean layout.
Cons: Can hit the power dial when intense spinning; must modify to detach cables. Nothing else... Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 19, 2004
Have you mastered Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable?
Pros: Offers plenty of great torque and accurate pitch adjustment.
Cons: Things are changing in the DJ business due to new technology (CD's, MP3's).
Technics SL-1200MK2 is a great turntable recognized as an industry standard. Read More at Epinions.com