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Technics Announces the SL-1200MK7-S Adding to the Legacy for their Successful Range of DJ-Turntables

Newark, NJ - Technics today unveiled the new SL-1200MK7-S Direct Drive Turntable.   In keeping with the SL-1200 tradition of past decades and in response to recent inquiries, we are pleased to add a silver version.  The new model inherits the same features and operational comfort as the SL-1200MK7, which was introduced in January 2019 and has since gained huge success among the Pro DJ community worldwide. 

In terms of technology and functionality, the new SL-1200MK7-S will offer the same feature package: 

  • Coreless direct drive motor achieving stable rotation with high torque and freedom from cogging 
  • Highly sensitive, yet robust tonearm accurately reads the signal stored in the record groove 
  • Two-layer platter construction with improved vibration damping performance 
  • High rigidity cabinet and high damping insulator footings for thorough elimination of acoustical and mechanical vibrations 
  • Starting torque/brake speed adjustment function 
  • Pitch control function enables accurate and stable adjustment 
  • Reverse play function expands the flexibility of DJ styles 
  • Stylus illuminator featuring a high-brightness and long-life LED 


The SL-1200MK7-S will be available in early summer 2021. 

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. 

For more information about the Technics turntable heritage visit: 

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