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    Default Panasonic(Technics) is making a new DJ turntable

    Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will exhibit a direct drive1 analog turntable prototype equipped with a newly developed direct drive motor at the IFA 20152 trade fair to be held in Berlin from September 4 to 9, 2015. Panasonic is accelerating further development of this technology with a view to market launch in 2016 under the Technics hi-fi audio brand.


    Link to the press release :
    http://news.panasonic.com/press/news...n150903-3.html

    The design for the new motor:
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    That's SOME news right there!

    Very interested to see what it looks like and how it handles.
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    new_technics_turntable.jpg

    It looks like this, and handles like a meat slicer.
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    I'll have 4 slices of that breaded ham please.

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    These feels like another marketing trick. Take it away. Create hype. Reissue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loverocket View Post
    These feels like another marketing trick. Take it away. Create hype. Reissue.
    Same here, when I read the title I hoped that it would just be a exact replica.
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    do the turntables of the future come with sync? because I can't see a pitch control...
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    When I originally heard about this, I was super hoping for a 1200 mk3 that was basically and mk2 with a shinier new look.
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    Quote Originally Posted by keithace View Post
    do the turntables of the future come with sync? because I can't see a pitch control...
    Wash your mouth out!

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