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Production: Obsolete
Hire stock: No
New stock: No
Used stock: No
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Without doubt one of the UK's most popular record decks, dating back to the 1970s, the PL15D and its sister, the PL12D, represented excellent value for money. Pioneer's simple design and mass production made good reproduction fidelity achievable on a modest budget.

Choice of two speeds: 33 or 45 rpm
Manual action S shaped tone-arm
Detachable perspex lid
Standard screw-on headshell
Anti-vibration sprung floating chassis
Built-in cartridge overhang checker
Usable cartridge weight: 4 - 10g
Power requirements: 110-130V / 220-240V
                               AC (60Hz / 50Hz)
Power consumption: 10W (max.)
Dimensions: 430 (w) x 160 (h) x 349mm (d)
Weight: 7.5kg (16 lb 8 oz)

Pioneer belt drive hi-fi turntable
Pioneer PL15D belt drive hi-fi turntable
The PL15D was typically sold with a Shure M75ED or Ortofon FF15 (no longer available) or Audio-Technica cartridge.      

Turntable replacement neoprene rubber belt

How to replace a drive belt

Replacement drive belts (BELT3315) available for 8.50 + 1.50 (UK p&p) = 10.00

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Buy with confidence.  Unsolicited Customer Quotes:

"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)

Useful vinyl and hi-fi accessories:
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Audio-Technica AT95E phono cartridge  Audio-Technica cartridges and styli
HS4ULM phono cartridge headshell for standard Japanese turntable tonearms Headshells
Custom audiophile headshell - cartridge leads Cartridge link leads
BT-26 RIAA phono pre-amp Phono pre-amps to connect your turntable to an amp or PC with a line input
AC-1 USB audio capture device. Analogue to digital converter with built in RIAA phono pre-amp USB converters to digitise your vinyl via your PC or laptop.
Filters, recording and other Hi-Fi accessories
Dr Know's Audio Clinic Dr Know's helpful advice for diagnosing and servicing your turntable and cartridge.

How to replace a drive belt on a belt drive turntable.

How to change your drive belt on the Dual CS505 VIDEO TUTORIAL. Dual CS505 basic service: set the transit screws, remove the headshell, replace the stylus, set tracking weight, replace main belt, replace pitch adjust belt.
How to change your drive belt VIDEO TUTORIAL. See how quick and easy it is to change a regular drive belt in Bobby Crabtree's helpful video:
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High grade custom lead making facility
Our cable-making service can build bespoke, specialist audio leads to your specification.

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