Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?
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    Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I love the look of many of the vintage Denon direct drive turntables and have always wanted to find a good collectible for a second system...

    Denon tables were popular at radio stations. Many were loaded with features such as auto lifters or were even fully automatic.

    Who here has a vintage Denon table?

    What is your favourite DP model?

    How quiet were their direct drives?

    Post your Denon table pics here.

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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I've got a Denon with an SME 3009 arm.
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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I inherited my father's Denon DP-62L and added an Ortofon 2M black to it as a cartridge. Definitely not SOTA but I like the sound. Upgrading is on my list of things to do down the road once other parts of my system are finalized.
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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I run a DP-1250 with a Sumiko MMT and Ortofon 2M blue in my 2nd system. It's one of the pieces I have had the longest, and it's not going anywhere. Reliable and great sounding.

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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I've got two Denon DP-52F's one with a DL-302 and the other has a DL-103.

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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    Welcome to the forum cb5300, thank you for joining.
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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I am hoping to someday find the time to refinish the plinth on this DP-3000. I love the look of this table. this one is excellent mechanically, just needs some TLC.


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    Re: Any vintage Denon turntable owners here?

    I've got a mint DP-2550 with a custom made solid black acrylic Armboard and an Audioquest PT-8 Arm.
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