Technics has revealed details of the “standard” version its new SL-1200GR turntable, at the CES show in Las Vegas, which follows the SL-1200G that was released last year.
No release date has currently been set, but Technics describe the new SL-1200GR as “inheriting the technology of the SL-1200G, which was developed as a reference direct-drive turntable for the next generation.”
Electronics giant Panasonic has pledged to relaunch and reinvent its iconic Technics turntable series, reported Wired today.
Panasonic presented a prototype for their direct-drive turnable at the IFA press conference in Berlin (pictured above), promising a complete rebuild of the classic Technics design with new elements at every level.
"Turntables are a very iconic product for the Technics brand," Michiko Ogawa, director of Technics and executive officer at Panasonic, said.