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TECHNICS SL-1200G: AN AUDIOPHILE REVIEW - The Audiophile Man
It’s not what you think. Paul Rigby reviews the Technics SL-1200G and is made aware of a few home truths OK, look, let’s race to the point here and get a few things straight. Firstly, the SL-1200G is not a DJ deck. So stop talking about it as if it is. And stop comparing it to the original model too. And stop comparing the original design’s price with the price of this model. It might look like a DJ tool and you might even be foolish to use it as such but really, that would be very silly indeed and an overkill in the extreme. Unless you’re a famous DJ and Technics has given you one for free. Apart from that lot… The only reason(s) Technics retained the basic size, shape and chassis furniture – in my strong opinion – was to cash in on the legend, to show a friendly and acceptable design face that exploits decades of free press and marketing, to cash in on the excitable media who were having orgasms because they saw the classic DJ turntable returning to the fold (apart from a flurry of hi-fi newsprint, no-one would have cared that much if Technics …