Acoustic Sounds
Technics SL-1200GR2
By: Tracking Angle

September 8th, 2023


Industry News

Technics Introduces SL-1200GR2/SL-1210GR2 "Next Gen" Direct Drive Turntable

includes "revolutionary new drive control"

Technics just unveiled its "next gen" direct drive turntable, the SL-1200GR2 (silver) and the SL01210GR2 (black). According to the press release, the new turntable "...features a revolutionary new drive control technique for smooth, accurate rotational stability and a new power supply for an exceptionally low noise floor. 

"The newly upgraded turntable is equipped with standout audio and design features, including:   

·       A new Delta-Sigma-Drive and a highly reliable, coreless direct-drive motor for higher accuracy and improved electromagnetic conversion accuracy, ensuring every listening experience is seamless. 

·       A Multi-Stage Silent Power Supply, which combines a low-noise, high-speed switching circuit for improved audio performance 

·       The carefully refined, but classic Technics design, which offers color coordination and matching components on all elements, for a sleek exterior  

·       The newly added, 3 mm die-cast aluminum cartridge spacers to ensure greater cartridge compatibility  

 The Technics Direct-Drive Turntable System SL-1200GR2 (silver) and SL-1210GR2 (black) will be available at authorized Technics retailers in December 2023 for $2,199.99. 


  • 2023-09-08 02:27:53 PM

    NLak wrote:

    So what does this mean? Are we to assume this new GR is closing the sonic gap to the G with this new drive?

  • 2023-09-08 03:22:40 PM

    Matt wrote:

    Standby for a revised SL1200G with the same tech?

    • 2023-09-08 07:01:26 PM

      NLak wrote:

      It would make sense.

  • 2023-09-10 01:22:57 PM

    Anthony J Russo wrote:

    Just brought 1200 GR

  • 2023-09-20 09:51:03 PM

    Charles Kirmuss wrote:

    My first 1200 still spinning records! 1st generation. Bravo Bill!