Umbrella Issue Three

Page 27

Covered: DJing, turntablism

As mixing became common in the 1970s, DJs needed a pitch control they could rely on. The SL-1200 had one.

Red light spells ‘raver’

The famous red light is a strobe that, with the engraved dots on the platter, shows how fast the record’s going.

words: phil morse photos: anthony teasdale

Pitch inspection