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Equipment for sale
Here is a selection of vintage audio equipment which has my seal of approval. They have been lovingly refurbished and tested by myself and are all interesting and good quality pieces - I wouldn't bother otherwise! Shipping for most items from Auckland is $20 - $40 to NZ only.

Turntables
All turntables serviced and tested for perfect operation of all features. Lubricated, adjusted, usually new stylus and belt. They all sound very good with perfect tracking, speed accuracy/stability and quiet motors.

If you are thinking of buying a new turntable, consider a refurbished vintage machine. Satisfaction guaranteed!

Any general questions or to arrange viewing email me at sales@retrotronics.co.nz

Akai AP-B20 Belt Drive Turntable

Older style design from 1980 with particle board chassis and large synchronous motor with no electronics.

Semi Auto operation with manual option and damped lift lever.

Fully refurbished with new belt and all moving parts cleaned and lubed. Electrical contacts treated. Upgraded with new Ortofon cartridge/stylus and gold rca connectors.

Working well with platter dead on speed and dead quiet motor. A few cosmetic marks but presentable with good cover.

-65dB noise .05% W/F
6kg
Akai AP-B20 Belt Drive Turntable
$280   enquire

Pioneer PL-4 Direct Drive Turntable

Good value Japanese semi auto machine from 1981. Has a low mass graphite arm for interesting cartridge options, working well with the newly installed Ortofon 5E. Base is steel with platter and arm separately suspended.

Serviced with speed calibrated and all electrical contacts and controls cleaned and treated.

A few cosmetic blemishes, otherwise complete, sound and presentable. Everything working perfectly.

Noise -78dB W/F .025% (same as Technics SL-1200!)
6Kg
Pioneer PL-4 Direct Drive Turntable
sold   

Technics SP-15 Transcription Turntable

Professional motor unit for broadcast, archival or scientific application. Has the SL-1200 motor with even faster start and stop, heavier platter and more accurate and stable speed. Repeatable speed trim in .1% steps, including 78rpm. Lightly used, fully serviced in near mint condition.
1 year warranty.
Technics SP-15 Transcription Turntable
$1500   enquire