Dual 1219

Dual 1219

Based on 11 reviews

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Great sound quality on par with fully manual turntables
Well-engineered automatic mechanism
Durable and long-lasting investment
Solid performer once tuned up
Multi-purpose design with stacking spindle option
Not as easy to use as fully automatic turntables
May require maintenance and cleaning
Some parts may need to be replaced over time


Overall, the Dual 1219 is highly regarded by audiophiles for its well-engineered automatic mechanism and sound quality on par with fully manual turntables. While it may require some maintenance and cleaning, it is considered a great investment that can last a lifetime. Many users have had positive experiences with the 1219 and other Dual turntables, and recommend them as solid performers once tuned up.


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