SME Model 20/12 turntable & 312S tonearm Specifications

Sidebar 1: Specifications

Description: Belt-driven turntable with fluid-damped O-ring suspension and three-phase, eight-pole motor with electronic controller. Speeds: 33.33, 45, 78rpm, all adjustable. Wow & flutter, rumble: not specified. Includes soft dustcover, tools, gauges, strobe disc, other accessories.
Dimensions: Turntable: 20.5" (520mm) W by 6.9" (175mm) H by 14.8" (375mm) D. Weight: 78 lbs (35.5kg). Tonearm: 12" (308.19mm) effective length. Weight: 0.42 oz (12gm).
Serial Number Of Unit Reviewed: 001.
Price: $28,000 with 312S tonearm. Approximate number of dealers: 20.
Manufacturer: SME Ltd., Steyning, Sussex BN4 3GY, England. US distributor: Sumiko, Berkeley, CA (1986); Acoustic Sounds, Salina, KS (2014). Tel: (785) 825-8609. Fax: (510) 843-7120. Web:

SME Ltd.
US distributor: Sumiko
2431 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 843-4500