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Dual 505-2 Turntable


Dual 505-2 Turntable

The Legendary Dual 502 Turntable
This example is in fantastic condition – one owner (other than FiF) since NZ new.
No real sign of age or wear. In basic black casing.
A great piece of German vintage HiFi & sounds delightful, as it should.

Made in Germany – Circa 1985

SKU: 000405


Nb. Has some cracks on the rear of the plastic lid – see photos. These are at the back & don’t interfere with the lid’s function, nor does it look like it will deteriorate further. Typical with these Dual models.
Fitted with new Ortofon OM cartridge & OM10 stylus – exact match for these turntables. New quality main & pitch belts.

Drive: Dual 16-pole SM 100-1 synchronous motor with precision flat belt for flywheel drive
Starting time: 2 to 2.5s
Platter: 304mm, 0.9kg, non-magnetic, removable
Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm
Pitch control: 6%
Wow and flutter: 0.05% WRMS / Rumble: 69dB
Tonearm: distortion free ultra low mass aluminum tubular tonearm in 4 point tip bearing
Dual Turntables – founded in 1927 & began being sold outside of Germany following the creation of their 1009 model in the early 60s. In the 70s, Dual began producing quality direct drive and belt drive turntables and were one of the main producers of the time.

FiF Rating

‘Excellent Original Condition’- Top condition. Reserved for those rare finds

Freight Category

Med II 'L'. Boxed- L60cm/W40cm/D40cm >15KG. Tracked post

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