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Technics to launch matte white SL-1500C turntable

Technics has released a new version of its SL-1500C turntable in a striking matte white finish. The SL-1500C, which was originally launched in black in 2019, is a direct-drive turntable that features a coreless motor to reduce vibrations and a built-in phono preamp for easy setup. The SL-1500C turntable is designed to appeal to both audiophiles and casual listeners who want a high-quality, easy to use solution. Its automatic operation means that users don’t need to manually lift the tonearm or position the needle, making it ideal for those who are new to vinyl or who want a hassle-free listening experience. The new matte white finish is a departure from the original black model. It features a sleek, minimalist design with a high-gloss finish that is both eye-catching and easy to clean. 


In addition to its stylish new finish, the SL-1500C turntable offers a range of features that make it a top choice for vinyl enthusiasts. The coreless motor provides high torque and low noise, ensuring that the turntable delivers a smooth and stable performance. The built-in phono preamp means that users can connect the turntable directly to a receiver or amplifier without the need for an external preamp, while the Ortofon 2M Red cartridge provides high-quality sound right out of the box. Other key features include a speed selector switch that allows users to switch between 33-1/3 RPM and 45 RPM with the touch of a button, as well as an anti-skate adjustment that helps to prevent skipping and distortion.


Overall, the Technics SL-1500C turntable is a high-quality and stylish option for anyone who wants to enjoy their vinyl collection in style. Its easy-to-use automatic operation and built-in phono preamp make it ideal for beginners, while its advanced features and high-quality components make it a top choice for audiophiles. With its new matte white finish, the SL-1500C turntable is sure to stand out in any listening room and is a must-have for any vinyl enthusiast. Given vinyl’s return to popularity in recent years, the SL-1500C is likely to sell out quickly when it becomes available for purchase in May 2023.


Learn more about the SL-1500C turntable here.


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