Sansui SR-212 Belt-Drive Auto Return Turntable SOLD

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Sansui SR-212 Belt-Drive Auto Return Turntable SOLD

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Sansui SR-212

2 Speed Belt-Drive Auto Return Turntable



 Sansui SR-212 automatic-return turntable, in designing this turntable, Sansui had carefully chosen precision components with particular emphasis on ease of operation, reliability and tonal quality. Features are a stable synchronous motor, full sized aluminium alloy die-cast platter, statically balanced S-shaped tubular tonearm with skating force canceller, quality Ortofon Moving Magnet cartridge, multiple suspension/insulation system to eliminate howling, and much more. Additionally there is a manual tonearm lifter that lets you lift or lower the tonearm at any desired point over the record, independently of the automatic mechanism.


Type: two-speed, belt-driven, auto-cut and return turntable

Platter: 300mm aluminium alloy die-cast

Motor: 4-pole synchronous

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Signal to noise ratio: better than 45dB

Wow and flutter: less than 0.1%

Tonearm: statically balanced, s-shaped, tubular tonearm

Effective length: 215mm

Overhang: 10mm

Cartridge: Ortofon OM5E

Dimensions: 442 x 166 x 352mm

Weight: 6.7kg

12 months warranty

 Description of work
The following tasks and parts have either been repaired or replaced:
Treated RCA’s with De-Oxit
Treated all contacts points with De-Oxit
Washed and cleaned chassis
Cleaned and polished all alloy parts and knobs
Professionally polished platter
Removed the old grease and re-greased with synthetic type grease
Calibrated all adjustable measurements and mechanical adjustments
Fitted with New Ortofon OM5E Cartridge
New 3mm cork mat
New 4mm Acrylic Lid
New RCA audio leads
New 240 volt AC power lead
Tested in excess of 6 hours

RV HIFI says:

Sansui SR-212 turntable circa 1976 is in perfect condition and has just recently had the RV HIFI full restoration treatment, new acrylic dust cover and cork mat make this classic unit stand out!

Superb classic Sansui quality. 


Additional information

Weight 22.05 kg
Dimensions 52 x 46 x 24 cm