Dead spin: Panasonic discontinues Technics analog turntables

 

It is definitively a sad month after the retirement of The Walkman by Sony, Panasonic discontinues Technics …

 

 

Friday Nov. 5TOKYO (TR) – Fans of analog musicwere dealt another blow when consumer electronics company Panasonic announced earlier this month that it would be discontinuing the audio products within its Technics brand, most notably the legendary line of analog turntables.

On October 20, the company said that it was winding down production of the Technics SL-1200MK6 analog turntable, the SH-EX1200 analog audio mixer and the RP-DH1200 and RP-DJ1200 stereo headphones due to challenges in the marketplace.

 

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