Pioneer PL-61 70's Home Listening Hall Motor Belt Drive Turntable - 240V

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  • Regular price $1,099.00




Pioneer PL-61 70's Home Listening Hall Motor Belt Drive Turntable - 240V 

Pioneer released the PL-61 in 1972 / 1973. It was made in Japan, was at the top of the range at the time, and quickly became a very popular unit. The PL-61 features an aluminium alloy platter, strobo light, anti-skate, classic S arm, up and down buttons for the tone arm lifter, hinged dust cover, built in level, the plinth is real timber, x10 Speed Hall Motor and removable headshell. 



  • This is a used unit.

  • This PL-61 in is great used condition. It shows a small amount of wear from use and age. There are some light scratches, marks and some wear to the area around the buttons for example some slight bubbling on the surface. The dust cover has a crack in one corner. Overall there nothing major at all. The wear does not detract from use or functions of the unit. Overall it is still a nice piece!

  • The dust cover on this unit is hinged. It also shows some light wear like scratches and scuffs as well as the crack in the corner. Please see photos for further details. 

  • This unit will ship in its original box! 

  • The performance of this unit is excellent. It has been thoroughly serviced. All faulty components were replaced and a brand new belt has been installed, the motor and spindle have been oiled. 

  • This unit will ship with the two auxiliary weight for the tone arm. One should be screwed on the back if your cartrige is between 12-16 grams. The other should be added for cartridges over 17 grams. The extra weight for the headshell is also included (not photographed) for cartridges which weigh under 6 grams.  Please note, these do not need to be used / will not work with the current headshell and cartridge setup. 

  • This unit will ship with its original pioneer headshell. Installed is a Pioneer PC-20 cartridge and generic replacement stylus. These are second hand but great to get you started. 

  • This unit will ship with the Pioneer 45 EP adaptor and overhand guage. 

  • Please be aware, this unit has been converted to 240V. This means it is ready to plug and play within Australia and New Zealand. 

  • If you purchase from overseas you may need a step-up transformer. Please get in touch if you are unsure. 

  • This sale is for the PL-61, two auxiliary tonearm weights, one auxiliary headshell weight, 45 adaptor, PC-20 cartridge, generic stylus and original box only. Nothing else is included in this sale. 



If you are in a remote area you may incur extra fees. 

International import tax, duty, vat, custom fees or any other charges are not covered by us,
nor included in the shipping fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer. 

Return Policy:

Returns will only be accepted for manufacture defects / faulty items. Please contact us if you have any problems with your purchase and we will strive to work it out with you. No returns or compensation for the cracked dust cover, this has been disclosed and photographed.