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United Audio / Dual 1019 Turntable

7 Jan

United Audio / Dual 1019 Automatic Turntable

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Dual 1019 Turntable

The Dual 1019 turntable first began production in 1965 and is a fully-auto, idler driven turntable with integral tonearm and pitch control.

Dual 1019 Turntable Specifications

  • Drive type: idler drive
  • Platter: 3.4kg/7.5lbs
  • Wow and Flutter: +/- 0.1%
  • Rumble: >59dB
  • Tonearm: extremely low mass (Dual’s branding)
  • Cartridges: 1/2″ cartridges weighing 1-16 grams, with a tracking force of 0-5 grams.

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Dual 1219 Turntable

18 Sep

Dual 1219 Turntable

Dual 1219 Turntable (1970-1972   185 USD MSRP)

This classic dual turntable is a fully automatic, with an idler wheel drive mechanism.  Dual, a company located in West Germany,  was perhaps one of the most popular companies making turntables in the 70's.   The 1219 supports 3 speeds - 33, 45, and 78 RPM.  The 1219 was the successor of the Dual 1019 turntable, and was every bit as popular.

 

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Dual 1229Q Idler Drive Turntable

6 Sep

Dual 1229Q Turntable

Dual 1229Q Idler Drive Turntable (1972-1974, MSRP 260 USD)

The Dual 1229Q is a variation of the 1229 automatic turntable.  It's a 3 Speed (33.33/45/78), idler Wheel Drive, Fully Automatic turtable.  It can also be used in manual play mode.   Visually and mechanically it's very similar to ubiquitous Dual 1219 table, but adds "Neon Glow" Stobelight.

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Dual 522 / CS-522 Turntable

25 Jul

Dual 522 / CS-522 Turntable

Dual 522 Turntable / Record Player (1979-1980)

MSRP:  $235 CS-522: $225 with Ortofon TKS55E cartridge

Known as the Dual 522, and as the CS 522 after Ortofon bought Dual.

Specifications:     

Two Speed (33.33 & 45) RPM
Belt Drive
IlluminatedStrobe

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