Panasonic’s Technics brand is best known in audiophiles circles for its range of high-end direct-drive turntables. A few weeks ago we visited Max Kultur Technik in Berlin for a quick taste of the SL-1000R – the €15,999 flagship ‘table. Their SL-1200G is this reviewer’s daily drive.
The Japanese manufacturer is also hip to a high-end turntable’s uber-niche appeal. Last year at IFA, also in Berlin, we caught the launch of Technics’ SC-C70 all-in-one network/CD player. Some call it ‘lifestyle’. Others call it mass-market.… Read the full article