Pioneer PL-570

Pioneer PL-570

Based on 18 reviews

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Great accuracy in speed
Smooth and consistent trimmer
Beautiful design
Upgradeable cartridge for better sound quality
Affordable options available (PL-260 and PL-300)
Not all automatic mechanisms are reliable, specifically the timing motor
Some units may have nicks or scratches on the dust cover
Entry level turntable in its day, may not have all the advanced features of newer models


Overall, the Pioneer PL-570 receives high praise for its accurate speed, smooth trimmer, and beautiful design. Many users have upgraded their cartridges for even better sound quality. However, some users have experienced issues with the automatic mechanisms, specifically the timing motor. Despite this, the PL-570 remains a popular choice among turntable enthusiasts. Other Pioneer turntables, such as the PL-260 and PL-300, have also received positive reviews for their features and affordability.


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