Without doubt the UK's most popular record deck, dating back to the 1970s, the PL12D, its successor - the PL112D and sister PL15D, represented excellent value for money. Pioneer's simple design and mass production made good reproduction fidelity achievable on a modest budget.
of two speeds: 33 or 45 rpm
belt drive hi-fi turntable
The PL12D was typically sold with a Shure M75ED or Ortofon FF15 or Audio-Technica cartridge, although any standard 1/2" bolt-on cartridge will work on the PL12D. Compatible replacement styli are available for most cartridges.
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|VIDEO TUTORIAL. See how quick and easy it is to change a turntable drive belt: https://youtu.be/v23VXCg07HY|
|VIDEO TUTORIAL. See how quick and easy it is to change a turntable stylus: https://youtu.be/zYwmPbTVaQc|
|VIDEO TUTORIAL. See how quick and easy it is to measure and change a turntable drive belt: https://youtu.be/eimUOnn4Q0w|
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"Thank you for your reply, but the drive belts arrived Saturday morning. All is well with a turntable which has not been used for 30 odd years. Already played a couple of albums. Thank you for your prompt service. Very Best Regards" R EBBS (16/03/2020)
"I found gb audio's web site on Google but contacted them by phone the man I spoke to was most helpful,the drive belt I ordered arrived the next day,works perfectly.excellent service wouldn't hesitate to use for any products and would recommend to anyone.thanks again". R Pearson (14/05/2019)
"Hi,belt came today,fitted it and the hi Fi turntable is working once again.Many thanks for your help and assistance". Alan. (03/05/2019)
"Hello. Belt received
and perfect fit. Thank you for your excellent service. Regards" ANNA
"Hello... I would like to say thank you for helping me get the right belt for my turntable and the stylus as well. It is a pleasure to put my lp's on again and listen to music I thought would be lost. Wishing you a merry Christmas and a happy new year." M Albus (16/12/2013)
"Excellent quick service and help getting a belt that worked on my deck. Thanks to you my old Pioneer deck lives to play again." RW Sussex (10/12/2013)
"Found your excellent website whilst searching for a turntable drive belt for my Pioneer system. Unlike most on-line sales places your way of explaining about belt sizes and how to measure the turntable seems very logical and fool-proof". (09/03/2010)
"To Sales at GB.Audio, Many Thanks for your quick and prompt service the drive belt for my pioneer PL112D turntable fits perfectly so no I can now proceed to transfer all my vinyl collection to Cd. I was most impressed how fast the delivery arrived it was less than 24Hrs. Once again many thanks for the excellent service". Regards, John, UK (06/02/2009)
"Hi, I ordered 2 drive belts for a Pioneer PL12D deck from you at about 5.00 pm yesterday (Wednesday) evening by phone. I've arrived home this evening to find them delivered among my post today. I know it's not a large item but that is amazing service - if only other suppliers could be as efficient as you. Many thanks and well done." Bernie (07/06/2007)
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