Technics SL-PG 490
Product Type: Technics CD Players
Description:Price (estimated): 86 £ / Remote Control: Yes / CD-R/CD-RW-Playback: Yes / Headphone-Out: Adjustable / Digital-Out: Optical
Newest Review: ... use the phono outs instead. I've never know it skip a track, and it often plays CD's that wouldn't work on other players. ... more
Customer Technics SL-PG 490 Reviews (3)
by - written on 08/07/12 (Somewhat useful, 915 readings)
I've had this for 12 years, and used it for sampling from in my studio, via the optical output. Nowadays it sits in my separates system, and I simply use the phono outs instead. I've never know it skip a track, and it often plays CD's that wouldn't work on other players. Design wise, it still looks modern even today, with grey matt plastics and blacked out displays; both the unit and the remote have a pleasing minimalism about them, with firm to press buttons. The display is LED, and the player operates very quietly- the drawer is particularly quiet when opening, and moves in a smooth, almost hydraulic manner. The front mounted 1/4" headphone ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/07/01, updated on 04/07/01
You'd have to spend at least an extra £100 to get a better quality player - Advantages: Crisp detailed sound , Headphone socket with level control, Build quality - Disadvantages: Needs good quality cables, Cheap feel to remote control
by - written on 11/05/01, updated on 11/05/01
Fine as a first 'separate ' cd-player, sound quality is average. - Advantages: Fairly cheap., Has 'features'., Well constructed. - Disadvantages: False economy., Features are mostly unecessary., Produces a 'flat' sound.
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