Main Details
Maker Pioneer Brand
Form Factor Tabletop
Signal Path Analog Hardware
Made In Japan
Date Produced 1976-1978
Dimensions 480(W) x 170(H) x 390(D)mm
Weight 10kg/22lbs
Power Source AC 120V, 60Hz
Frequency Response 10 to 25,000Hz
Notes The DC brushless Hall motor in the PL-530 turntable combines Hall elements with a high torque motor and a semi-conductor circuit.

Hall elements, production engineered by Pioneer, are used to switch the polarity in the motor.

Since purely electronic communication is used for switching the motor drive circuit, harmful noise is not generated, and smooth, even rotation can be obtained with high durability.
Additional Specifications
Drive Type Direct Drive
Speed Select 33⅓ rpm
Speed Select 45 rpm
Wow and Flutter Less than 0.03% (WRMS)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 70dB (Rumble)
Speed control range +-2% (individual control for 33⅓ and 45 rpms)
Tonearm static-balanced type, s-shaped pipe arm
Usable Cartridge Weight 4g (min.) to 14.5g (max.) (For cartridge weights over 9.5kg, attach the subweight)
Moment of inertia 260kg-cm² (including platter mat)
Phono Cables
Connector: RCA (Phono, Cinch)
Description: Plug (Male), Stereo


jinjabred posted 2 years ago:

Love my PL-530. Need to reveneer and do some cleaning, but works great!

OldMissionVinyl posted 2 years ago:

Love this table. Mine's re-skinned with Cherry veneer, looks gorgeous, sounds amazing. In use daily as my main TT. I don't see that changing.

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