Pioneer PLX-1000 Direct Drive Turntable
Pioneer PLX-1000 Analog Turntable Product Overview by GAK.
Marking the launch of 20 years in the DJ industry, Pioneer have released the Pioneer PLX-1000 professional turntable. The PLX-1000 has been engineered with precision for the booth drawing on their 50 years experience of making professional high end decks. The result is a traditional, familiar layout with some cool next gen improvements like a high torque direct drive system, multi pitch control, club grade build and quality plus detachable audio and power cables.
Focusing on creating a product with exceptional sound design, the Pioneer PLX-1000 features a heavy-mass zinc die-cast chassis, reinforced with a bottom section made of 8-mm thick resin. The RCA jacks feature gold-plated machine-cut parts with low impedance for excellent sound quality output.
Pioneer Product Overview
The DJ quality PLX-1000 direct drive analog turntable is designed for DJs who enjoy the look, feel, and performance of vinyl for music playback. The model offers a highly familiar, user-friendly control layout, high-torque direct drive mechanism, and exceptional audio playback quality. Combine the PLX-1000 with a Pioneer professional series DJM mixer for an ideal system for true vinyl enthusiasts.
User Friendly Control Layout
The PLX-1000 provides a user friendly layout familiar to top DJs of the past and present, providing quick tempo control capability on the right side of the player, start/stop button on the left side, and a high-torque platter with a lighted speed guide
High-Torque Drive System
The direct drive mechanism of the PLX-1000 provides high-torque resulting in stable rotation and exceptional control. The turntable can achieve a starting torque of at least 4.5kg/cm and can reach its fixed rotation speed within 0.3 seconds (at 33 1/3 rpm).
Sound Quality Design
To create an extremely stable player and prevent vibration, Pioneer utilised a heavy-mass zinc die-cast chassis for the top section of the player, reinforced with a bottom section made of 8-mm thick resin. The base of the unit was further enforced with 9-mm thick vibration-damping material that results in extremely stable playback. The tone arm also received great attention in build quality and design to maximise performance, using rubber insulation to minimise howling effects during audio playback. The RCA jacks feature gold-plated machine-cut parts for low impedance for excellent sound quality output.
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- High-torque direct drive (33rpm in 0.3 seconds)
- Classic DJ turntable layout
- Removable power, ground and phono cables
- S-shaped tone arm
- Multiple tempo control options: 8%, 16% and 50%
- Tempo reset button
- Solid build for excellent vibration damping
- Professional-grade gold-plated RCA jacks
- Rubber-lined tone arm to improve isolation and prevent feedback
- Power requirements - AC 220-240V, 50 Hz/60 Hz
- Power consumption - 9 W
- Main unit weight - 13.1 kg
- Maximum dimensions - (W x H x D) 453 x 159 x 353 mm
- Output - RCA Ã— 1