The Technics SL1200MK2 turntable has been the DJ's goto deck for almost 50 years - turned audiophile treasure, blending iconic durability with pitch-perfect accuracy. It's the turntable that refuses to quit, offering a listening experience that's as reliable as it is rhythmically precise, proving why it's remained a cult favorite decades on. We took this custom restoration all the way. It's now more than just a treasure, it's an audiophile's dream table.

  • Rewired the tonearm with silver litz wire
  • Installed the KAB TD-1200 Tonearm fluid damping system
  • Lubricated the tonearm mechanism
  • Replaced 18 capacitors on main board
  • Replaced Q202 & Q203 transistors
  • Replaced 33/45 indicator LED resistor
  • Cleaned all controls thoroughly
  • Adjusted brake
  • Installed the KAB PS1200GXL external linear power supply to reduce noise, vibration, and EMI. (quieter background and more stable imaging)
  • Circumvented the internal power supply 
  • Installed the KAB DC1200 internal voltage regulator to improve regulation and reduce noise
  • Installed the KAB SX1200 strobe on/off switch to reduces noise interference
  • Installed the KAB Delrin-AF Thrust plate Kit and wax mod
  • Installed the KAB PC-1200 external RCA and ground post plate
  • Installed a new slider plate
  • Buffed the dust cover
  • Custom built (in -house) walnut plinth skirt ($499 value)
  • Cork Mat ($120 value)
  • New Hana SH high output moving coil cartridge ($750 value)
  • Orsonic AV-101b headshell ($200 value)
  • Kimber TAK-AG phono cable ($1400 value)
  • Over 30 hours of labor in restoration and upgrades

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Listed2 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.Learn more
Brand
Model
  • SL1200MK2 KAB
Categories
Year
  • 1978-2010

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Aural HiFi // Mid-Century Audio

Denver, CO, United States
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Joined Reverb:2020

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