Technics SL1200GR (Silver) Direct Drive Turntable

Technics SL1200GR (Silver)

Direct Drive Turntable

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Spread the cost of your purchase on this direct drive turntable!
£1,299
Cartridge not included in box.

It's back! Familiar in style but completely re-engineered, the Technics SL-1200GR is better than ever.


The legend continues

Developed as a turntable that was sturdy enough to be used professionally but simple and attractive enough to use at home, the Technics SL-1200 was a hit from the beginning. Starting life in the early '70s, the SL1200 lived through many versions and is still seen by many as the reference deck for club use. The latest SL1200GR model is designed to appeal equally to DJs and audiophiles. With a wide breath of abilities this turntable truly does it all.

Coreless direct drive for the smoothest rotation
First developed for the top-spec 'G' model, a coreless motor is used to cut down on vibration. Development of a single-rotor, surface-facing, coreless direct-drive motor, results in the elimination of 'cogging' which can afflict other direct drive decks.

Rotation control developed through Blu-ray technology
Using motor control technology developed through Blu-ray players, the SL-1200GR verifies and corrects the precision of the motor for perfect pitch stability.

Heavyweight platter construction
Everything about the SL-1200GR's construction is designed to reduce vibration and improve sound quality. The new die-cast aluminium platter features rear-bracing and is 800g heavier than its MK5 predecessor. The improved mass and rigidity improves speed stability and reduces distortion for a cleaner, purer sound.

Fully adjustable tonearm
With high precision bearings and Technics's gimbal suspension system, the S-shaped tonearm is a classic Technics design. It also offers a wide range of adjustments, including VTA (Vertical Tracking Angle), weight and bias, making it ideal for a huge range of different cartridges and even different thicknesses of slipmat. The detachable headshell makes swapping cartridges a quick and simple process.

Connect your own cables
Rather than using static cables like SL-1200s of the past, the SL-1200GR features gold-plated RCA phono terminals. These let you choose your own length and quality of cable that's worthy of a deck of this standard.

Increased pitch control
A new 'x2' button lets you double the range of the pitch control from +/- 8% to +/-16%. This extra range makes it even more flexible as a mixing tool and even handier in the studio than ever.

A reference standard for your home or studio, the Technics SL-1200GR is a true legend within its lifetime.

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We offer 6 month interest free options. Call your local store or our Telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

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Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.
Spread the cost over 6 or 10 months on this direct drive turntable. Available from our stores by appointment, phone or video call or from our telesales team10% deposit required up-front, pay the balance in full before the end of the period and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Click here for more info. Offer excludes Clearance, Refurbished and Open Box products.


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Cartridge not included in box.

It's back! Familiar in style but completely re-engineered, the Technics SL-1200GR is better than ever.


The legend continues

Developed as a turntable that was sturdy enough to be used professionally but simple and attractive enough to use at home, the Technics SL-1200 was a hit from the beginning. Starting life in the early '70s, the SL1200 lived through many versions and is still seen by many as the reference deck for club use. The latest SL1200GR model is designed to appeal equally to DJs and audiophiles. With a wide breath of abilities this turntable truly does it all.

Coreless direct drive for the smoothest rotation
First developed for the top-spec 'G' model, a coreless motor is used to cut down on vibration. Development of a single-rotor, surface-facing, coreless direct-drive motor, results in the elimination of 'cogging' which can afflict other direct drive decks.

Rotation control developed through Blu-ray technology
Using motor control technology developed through Blu-ray players, the SL-1200GR verifies and corrects the precision of the motor for perfect pitch stability.

Heavyweight platter construction
Everything about the SL-1200GR's construction is designed to reduce vibration and improve sound quality. The new die-cast aluminium platter features rear-bracing and is 800g heavier than its MK5 predecessor. The improved mass and rigidity improves speed stability and reduces distortion for a cleaner, purer sound.

Fully adjustable tonearm
With high precision bearings and Technics's gimbal suspension system, the S-shaped tonearm is a classic Technics design. It also offers a wide range of adjustments, including VTA (Vertical Tracking Angle), weight and bias, making it ideal for a huge range of different cartridges and even different thicknesses of slipmat. The detachable headshell makes swapping cartridges a quick and simple process.

Connect your own cables
Rather than using static cables like SL-1200s of the past, the SL-1200GR features gold-plated RCA phono terminals. These let you choose your own length and quality of cable that's worthy of a deck of this standard.

Increased pitch control
A new 'x2' button lets you double the range of the pitch control from +/- 8% to +/-16%. This extra range makes it even more flexible as a mixing tool and even handier in the studio than ever.

A reference standard for your home or studio, the Technics SL-1200GR is a true legend within its lifetime.

Brand Technics
Colour Silver
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 453 x 372 x 173
Weight (KG) 11.5
Cartridge Included? No
Speeds 33 / 45 / 78
USB Output No
Auto/Manual manual
Belt Drive/Direct Drive direct_drive
Pitch Control yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect The design is perfect and the standard of build extraordinary for the price. It replaces my much-loved 30 year old Systemdek and I was sceptical about whether it would sound noticeably better using the same Dynavector cartridge but it does! Salesman Hem was very helpful and the delivery went smoothly. I’ll never use the “DJ” features, just enjoy the amazing engineering and sound quality.
Date published: 2021-07-11
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Date published: 2021-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't go wrong with Technics! I've always wanted a technics and the Technics 1200GR does not dissapoint, perfect speed,built like a tank and sounds fantastic. If you want a great record player that will last look no further!
Date published: 2021-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beauitful deck A brilliant deck, beautifull engineered and gives a fantastic sound. Just a joy to use.
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding An amazing turntable, solid build and sounds brilliant. Easy to set up, makes my records come alive. Brilliant service from Richer Sounds as always.
Date published: 2021-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The power of vinyl! I have had this turntable, the first in some thirty-five years, for a few weeks now and I continue to be amazed by the quality. I had forgotten how good vinyl can sound, and I am just enthralled by the glorious detail, the staging and the 'living' nature of the sound. It is quite magical. I might add that the help and advice I received from Jason in Maidstone was just exceptional. I am so glad I selected this deck, which not only reminds me of DJ-ing with my collection of 12'' singles in the 70s and 80s, but is also allowing me to experience all my old classical and other albums that I've dragged down from the loft and haven't heard in decades. One happy customer!
Date published: 2020-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing best turntable, ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2020-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb Turntable The SL-1200GR is awesome. Had loads of different HiFi components over the last few years but can safely say this is the best sounding source I have ever had. Purchased with a Goldring E3 Cartridge which seems great value at under £80. Build quality is superb, easy to set up, very straight forward operation but most importantly the sound quality is superb. My floorstanding Pro-Ac Response D18 speakers have responded brilliantly to the Technics, never heard so much quality bass through them. When I stream Tidal after listening to the deck, it just seems to lack something now. Totally worth the money and thumbs-up for the cartridge as well. As an aside, had to buy online rather than the shop in Chester I normally use due to current lock-down, but spoke to one of the staff who was working from home and he was helpful in deciding a suitable cartridge.
Date published: 2020-04-09
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Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 14 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery on orders over £50

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call your local store or our Telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.