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Iconic Technics SL-1200GAE audiophile turntable to make UK debut at Sound & Vision Bristol Show

2016 Feb 26-28

Fresh from its unveiling in January, audio specialist Technics will be showing its Grand Class SL-1200GAE direct drive turntable for the first time in the UK at the Sound & Vision Bristol Show. Joining the much anticipated audiophile-grade turntable will be its next-generation Grand Class hi-fi component stablemates, the premium-class C700A hi-fi range and lifestyle OTTAVA wireless music system. Technics impressive line-up of next generation high-resolution audio components and music systems have been designed to deliver uncompromising sound quality and a premium user experience for the true audiophile and music fan.

A legend returns: Technics Grand Class SL-1200GAE

To celebrate the return of Technics iconic direct-drive turntable, the 50th anniversary limited edition Grand Class SL-1200GAE will be making its first ever UK appearance at Bristol. Developed for audiophiles looking to rediscover and experience the uniquely warm sound quality of analogue vinyl, this turntable has been completely redesigned while retaining elements of the original SL-1200 series that made it so popular with music fans. Major enhancements include a newly designed direct-drive motor, a resonance-eliminating heavyweight three-layer construction and a highly sensitive tonearm. For more information please click here.

Class apart: Technics Grand Class SU-G30

Sitting alongside the SL-1200GAE will be its Grand Class Series family member, the SU-G30 Network Audio Amplifier. Inheriting Technics’ audio technology concepts from its high-end Reference Series predecessor, the SU-G30 effortlessly processes all types of signal sources, including the most advanced high-resolution audio, through its innovative JENO Engine, seriously minimising jitter to deliver high quality audio imbued with incredible clarity and detail. For more information please click here.

Premium class: Technics C700A Series

Similar to the Grand Class Series, this premium class hi-fi component range adopts audio technology featured in the flagship Reference Series. On display at the Bristol Show the will be the SU-C700A Stereo Integrated Amplifier that engages innovative fully-digitised processing to deliver a pure and accurate signal to the speakers. Joining the amp is the ST-C700A Network Audio Player, featuring digital noise isolation technology for a superior and pure listening experience, while the innovative point source SB-C700A speaker system, integrating a newly developed two-way coaxial speaker unit that combines a tweeter and woofer for mid-range and bass, delivers a precise, articulate and ‘live music’ sound. For more information please click here.

Lifestyle choice: Technics OTTAVA SC-C500

The Technics OTTAVA SC-C500 is perfectly suit for those with limited space at home but don’t want to compromise on sound quality. This modern compact and sleek music system lets you spin CDs and playback the next generation high resolution audio formats. Delivering wireless connectivity options including support for DLNA, Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth the OTTAVA allows the easy streaming of music from laptops, smartphones and tablets and NAS drives. It's specially developed and eye-catching pillar-style speakers have been designed to provide 270 degree, wide directional, room-filling and immersive sound. Perfectly suited to homes and apartments with limited space and using only the most premium materials, the system flaunts a finish and elegant design that looks stunning from every angle.

Alongside the SC-C500, Technics will also display the new OTTAVA SU-C550, a version without the speakers providing consumers with the flexibility to tailor their music system. For more information please click here.

Come and see us at the Sound & Vision Bristol Show: The Grand Class Series, including the SL-1200GAE turntable will be exhibiting in Room 302, 3rd Floor while the the Premium Class C Series and OTTAVA music system will be showing in Room 304, 3rd Floor.