Pioneer PL 540

Build around 1978-1979, the Pioneer PL 540 is essentially the PL 518 with quartz locking PLL hall motor, so the speed is perfect all the time.It has a nice warm sound but not at the expense of detail. The Pioneer PL-540 is a direct drive turntable built to last, with no straps to change, it …

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Pioneer PL 518

This is a very interesting unit from the middle of the Pioneer line back in 1978. The Pioneer PL-518 is a direct drive turntable built to last, with no belt, it will keep playing non-stop for decades.The similarities between the Pioneer PL 560, 540 and 518 are many, they shared the same structure and arm, …

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Kenwood KD 5070

Hard to find model, made by Kenwood, hit the market in 1978 and retailed for about 300,00 USD – 275,00 EUR.This is an awesome turntable, in my opinion one of the most beautiful ones ever made. KD-5070 is a superior table and it was Kenwood top of the line, full automatic and direct drive with …

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