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Old 30th August 2008, 12:12 AM   #1
ak_47_boy is offline ak_47_boy  Canada
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Default Found a BSR Turntable

It was being thrown out. In great shape, works good. Is it worth putting any time and a new cartridge into? Looks nicer then most BSR units, is this the factory tonearm?

One of these is the model number. I couldn't find any info on the net.
61-2683
30-750-1514
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Old 30th August 2008, 12:15 AM   #2
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Old 30th August 2008, 06:33 AM   #3
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Default Re: Found a BSR Turntable

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Looks nicer then most BSR units, is this the factory tonearm?
My experience with BSR is that they're mostly junk. There seems to be some link between them and Garrard, as I had both a BSR and a Garrard SP25Mkiii that seem to have been made from a similar parts bin. But, whereas the BSR had a light platter, the Garrard's platter is cast.

I don't know your turntable, but it seems like quite a decent effort. The arm alone looks interesting. I believe that the traditional weaknesses of the BSR's were poor arms and high mechanical noise levels.

I'd say try a cart on that one, and let's see how it turns out.
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Old 10th September 2008, 06:19 PM   #4
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That arm is also found on Sanyo tables, though with a different headshell.
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Old 11th September 2008, 03:21 PM   #5
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Have a look on this link to the Vinyl Engine site - it looks like your turntable is a P204, they look similar even though the site has a diagram rather than a picture. Register and you can download the manual.
Hope this helps.

http://www.vinylengine.com/library/bsr/p204.shtml
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