It’s no secret that the PTA staff loves the latest generations of the legendary Technics SL-1200 direct drive turntables, so news of the Technics SL-1200GR2 and SL-1210GR2 introductions are worth sharing with all of our readers.
Here’s the official news release on the Technics SL-1200GR2 and Technics SL-1210GR2 turntables:
Today, Technics introduced the SL-1200GR2/SL-1210GR2, the next generation of the brand’s Direct-Drive Turntable System. This new model features a revolutionary new drive control technique for smooth, accurate rotational stability and a new power supply for an exceptionally low noise floor.
The newly upgraded Technics SL-1200GR2 and Technics SL-1210GR2 turntable are equipped with standout audio and design features, including:
- A new Delta-Sigma-Drive and a highly reliable, coreless direct-drive motor for higher accuracy and improved electromagnetic conversion accuracy, ensuring every listening experience is seamless
- A Multi-Stage Silent Power Supply, which combines a low-noise, high-speed switching circuit for improved audio performance
- The carefully refined, but classic Technics design, which offers color coordination and matching components on all elements, for a sleek exterior
- The newly added, 3 mm die-cast aluminum cartridge spacers to ensure greater cartridge compatibility
The Technics Direct-Drive Turntable System SL-1200GR2 (silver) and SL-1210GR2 (black) will be available at authorized Technics retailers in December 2023 for $2,199.99.