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Old 12-17-2010, 05:55 AM
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DENON SL-7D or Technincs SL1200..

DENON SL-7D (with Dynavector 10X ) or Technincs SL1200..

I cannot find enough information on the Denon to decide which TT I should get, both are the same price.

If anyone can point me toward specs of the Denon or has an opinion on this I'd be very grateful.
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Old 12-17-2010, 10:10 AM
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That's not a common Denon- it's a real beaut, and I imagine a fine performer. Nice cart, too.

The Technics has the benefit however of parts availability.
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Old 12-18-2010, 11:40 AM
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Hmm seems I can get a couple of SL1800's for 100€, choice is made I guess...
Or any definite reasons that justify the huge difference in price with the 1200 or the Denon?
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Old 12-18-2010, 12:00 PM
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I'd go 1800MkII if that's what they are, a used cart without provenance is a used cart and of questionable if any value. The 1200MkII has cachet, the 1800MkII is basically the same works on a suspended base and usually a tremendous comparative bargain..
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:11 PM
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I like the original SL-1800 but the SL-1800MK2 and SL1200MK2 are what I'd go for if you can afford it.
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:19 PM
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The Mk2 of several Technics decks, including the 1800, are preferable , in case you're wondering, because they have quartz locking whereas the Mk1s don't. Vintagetechnics.info has a run-down.
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:21 PM
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Also they have an improved arm base- with adjustable on the fly VTA.

And parts availability.
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Old 12-19-2010, 05:43 AM
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I'm gonna have a good look at the Denon SL-7D and Technics SL1800 (probably this monday), pics will follow.
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