SL-1200 & SL-1210 Turntable Servicing

Located at:

13 Sydney Street




United Kingdom




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Business Hours:


10:00 to 16:00 Mondays to Wednesdays (UK Time) by appointment.


(Sorry I am not available outside these times or on bank holidays)


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Technics SL-1200 & SL-1210 (Mk2 to Mk6) Servicing, Repairs & Parts

Welcome to the site for everything related to these legendary Technics turntables.

Richard Talmage, LCGI  EngTech  TMIET

Fully qualified independent service engineer

Over 30 years experience.

The UK's Number 1 service for these turntables!

Genuine parts fitted.

5 Star Reviews, Honest professional service.

*** Same day servicing ***

(available by appointment)


Or send by courier for fast turnaround

(usually within a week - easy to arrange)


Info on Servicing, Calibration & Repairs

plus booking info


Parts Shop

Parts Shop.

Purchase parts for SL1200 & 1210 Models

Tech Info

Handy Tips & Info for your turntables & Tech Advice.

Also faq's.

(Please note: This website relates only to the discontinued SL-1200 and SL-1210 Mk2 to Mk6 models which are no longer supported by Panasonic/Technics. Sorry I cannot help with enquiries relating to any other product.)


For the official UK Technics website see 

Please see the legal disclaimer at the bottom of this page.




Welcome to this website which has everything you need for these legendary Technics SL-1200 & SL-1210 turntables to keep them up and running. This site covers everything you need to get your Technics SL-1200 & SL-1210 (Mk2 to Mk6) turntables working like new with original parts.


Whether you prefer to get them serviced professionally or if you are competent to carry out your own repairs, this site is your one stop shop and I am certainly able to help. Honest service with a professional code of conduct by the UK engineering council ensures peace of mind when booking your turntables in for a service.

Having purchased the last remaining stock of genuine discontinued parts, rest assured that I am able to continue providing a service using genuine parts where others may be unable to do so. All parts are in stock and on the shelf ready to fit meaning there is no waiting around to source parts.



Iconic status & Info:


The ever increasing value of the original models of these discontinued turntables is due to the precision Japanese manufacturing, and also partly due to the fact that they have true analogue VCO pitch control (with the exception of the Mk5G) which is what most DJs seem to prefer, and the most accurate when calibrated. (see the service section for more info). Also that they are on display at the London Science Museum, due to having an iconic status. All the more reason to look after your turntables!


The Service page is where you will find all the information on whats carried out, so you can look at booking your turntables in to be serviced and repaired professionally by a qualified engineer with a fast turnaround (even same day by appointment and spend the day here in Weymouth, Dorset). This will increase the value of your turntables even more especially if you choose to keep them original. The Parts Shop is where you can order parts online. And then theres the Tech Info page with various bits of information about these turntables. 


About Me:


I have been working as both an electrical and electronic engineer since 1990 where I completed a full indentured apprenticeship. Having worked on and managed on a vast range of projects, I have gained a lot of experience and tacit knowledge in both electrical and electronic engineering. I have also since gained recognition with the Institute of Engineering & Technology, and the UK Engineering Council.


I am now an independant specialist engineer who carries out work servicing and repairing these turntables. Having been a DJ since 1987 I can certainly vouch for these turntables and their performance. Feel free to check my DJ site


Richard Talmage, LCGI  EngTech  TMIET


See below for some of my certifications :-





I. E. T.

City & Guilds
(232 Pt 2)

PayPal Advance payment Cash on delivery
Paypal, Advance Payment, Cash

Legal information and other Technics products.

This website relates only to the discontinued SL-1200 and SL-1210 Mk2 to Mk6 models which were discontinued in 2010 and are therefore no longer supported by Panasonic/Technics as parts are discontinued for these older models.  


This website has no affiliation with Panasonic/Technics nor their authorised service centres. The use of the Technics brand trademark is strictly for identification purposes only relating to the older discontinued models. For the official Technics UK website and current products please click on the following link:- 



Other Technics Hi-Fi Products:


Sorry I do not service any other products other than the turntables stated above. If you are looking for service enquiries relating to any other Technics hi-fi product then you will need to contact your nearest Panasonic Service Centre who may be able to help as I only carry out servicing on the models mentioned above which Panasonic no longer support. 


In compliance with the new GDPR regulations, the only information held are electronic copies of invoices for existing customers. No other information is held whatsoever. 

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Legal Disclaimer:-

This website © Richard Talmage, LCGI EngTech TMIET (a lawful entity), May 2016. Independent service engineer, located at 13 Sydney Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 0NF, U.K. This website and domain is not owned by nor affiliated to any limited company (legal entity) whatsoever whether private or public.

The 'Technics' brand name and logo is a registered trademark owned solely by the Panasonic corporation to which this website has no affiliation. The 'Technics' trademark is used strictly for identification purposes only relating to the discontinued SL1200 & SL1210 (Mk2 to Mk6) models no longer supported by Panasonic and therefore the trademark use is lawful. For the official Technics website and their current products please visit