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Technics Announces the SL-1200M7L as the SL-1200 Series 50-Year Anniversary Model for their Successful Range of DJ-Turntables

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Technics SL-1200 Series, a limited number of the special edition direct drive turntable system SL-1200M7L will be released.

This product is a special edition model based on the SL-1200MK7, which was released in 2019. The model will be available in seven limited-edition colours to reflect the street culture that gave birth to DJs. The tone arm is anodized in a golden hue, and the top panel features wears a special badge with an engraved serial number that represents the limited edition model. The special accessories include a slipmat with a gold-coloured Technics logo and a 50th anniversary sticker. A limited number of 12,000 units will be released globally as a commemorative model for the 50th anniversary of the SL-1200 Series.

Features of the Limited Edition SL-1200M7L Model

  • Based on the SL-1200MK7, the Limited Edition Design is Available in Seven Colours (Black, Red, Blue, White, Green, Yellow, Beige)
  • Accessories Unique to the Limited Edition Model, Including a Slipmat with a Gold-coloured Logo
  • Coreless Direct Drive Motor Achieving Stable Rotation Free of Cogging and Powerful Torque
  • Highly Sensitive, yet robust Tonearm Accurately Reading the Signal Engraved in the Record Groove
  • Two-layer Structure Platter with Improved Vibration Damping Performance
  • High Rigidity Cabinet and High Damping Insulator for Thorough Shut-out of All Vibrations, even During Harsh Operation Conditions
  • Starting Torque/Brake Speed Adjustment Function
  • Pitch Control Function Enables Accurate and Stable Pitch Adjustment
  • Reverse Play Function Expands the Flexibility of DJ Playing Styles
  • Stylus Illuminator Featuring a High-brightness and Long-life LED 

Technics SL-1200 Series 50 Years Anniversary Event Information 

Live streaming of seven DJs from around the world on April 7, 2022 (Thu) at 3PM (CEST)

Boiler Room x Dommune x Technics – 50 years of SL-1200s

The global online event will be streamed live on BOILER ROOM, the world’s largest dance music streaming service. This will be a musical event in which seven DJs will perform using each of the seven colours of the limited edition SL-1200M7L model. Please join us for a free viewing.

■Date and time: April 7, 2022 (Thu) 3PM – appr. 10PM (CEST)

■How to watch: Watch on the live streaming service BOILER ROOM

Event URL: https://boilerroom.tv/

■Live streaming program (total appr. 7hours by each DJs’ performance appr. 1 hour)

Performances by:

・DJ Koco (Japan)

・Mala (UK)

・Ellen Allien (German)

・Gilles Peterson (UK)

・Shanti Celeste (Chile)

・Marcel Dettman (German)


About the Technics 1200 Series

The SL-1200 was launched as a popular direct drive turntable in 1972, becoming a best-selling model with cumulative sales of 3,500,000 units for the series. It was supported by powerful torque, easy operation, and high durability. It  became greatly  admired by both audio enthusiasts and DJs who helped to unleash the DJ culture in areas such as electronic dance music. The series is still highly acclaimed by DJs worldwide today.

SL-1200 Brand Site