Pioneer mark 20 years in the industry by releasing the long awaited turntable set to replace the old war horse, Technics.
Back in January this year Q-Bert tantalised turntablists’ taste-buds by “spilling the beans” on a new project with Pioneer. Rumours and predictions came thick and fast and today they can officially be confirmed. Available August 2014 the PLX-1000 offers a similar layout but with added next-gen features, such as a high-torque direct drive system, multi-pitch control, club-grade build and sound quality, and detachable power and audio cables. The PLX-1000 will set you back around £599, which is a fairly affordable price considering Technics (now a discontinued item) can sometimes have an “antique” price tag.
Written by Alex Lewis