Dual CS 518 Manual Hi-Fi 3-Speed Turntable (Black Veneer)

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Model: CS518BK UPC: 4260136676463 Item: 176426

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Product Information

The CS 518 is equipped with a twin gimbal tonearm design using pivot ball-bearings for optimal precision. This superior tonearm has the ability to guide even high-end pickups with the necessary accuracy providing a long-term solution to the serious audiophile. The Ortofon 2M Red pickup and a switchable MM-phono pre-amplifier are part of this ready-to-run package.

Plinth: Solid MDF

  • Folded MDF construction with a black vinyl veneer
  • Elastomer vibration absorber integrated inside the feet
  • Removable dust cover

Platter: Aluminium Die-cast

  • Precise aluminum die-cast
  • Heavy rubber mat for resonance damping
  • Solid platter bearing with a hardened steel spindle in a brass bushing

Tonearm: Twin Gimbal Design

  • Straight, statically balanced
  • Solid aluminum construction/precision pivot ball-bearing
  • Adjustable tracking force and anti-skating

Drive: DC-Motor / Belt

  • Low vibration DC-Servo-Motor
  • Rubber mountings for vibration decoupling
  • Precision-cut belt for lower wow & flutter



  • Drive:
    • Drive: Belt
    • Speed settings: 33 / 45 / 78
    • Wow & Flutter: < ±0,1 % (DIN WTD)
  • Tonearm:
    • Auto-Start/-Stop-Function: X
    • Bearing: 4 x Pivot ball bearing, twin gimbal mounting
    • Effective length: 221.5 mm
    • Offset Angle: 25.6°
    • Overhang: 19 mm
    • Type: statically balanced
    • Stylus Pressure Range: 0 g to 4 g
    • Cartridge Weight Range: 5 g to 9 g
    • Factory-installed pick-up: Ortofon 2M Red
  • Platter:
    • Material: Aluminium Die-cast
    • Mat: Rubber 3.5 mm
    • Bearing: Hardened steel spindle, Brass bushing
    • Diameter: 305 mm
    • Weight: 1.59 lb
  • Plinth:
    • Material: MDF, folded
    • Surface finish: Vinyl veneer / Black
    • Feet: Ø 62 mm / Elastomer
    • Connection: RCA socket
    • Connection to Phono Input: Yes
    • Connection to Line Input: Yes
    • Digital Output: X
    • Dimension, closed dustcover (W x H x D): 17.13" x 14.45" x 5.71"
    • Dimension, open dustcover: T: 16.34" / H: 15.75"
    • Weight: 13 lb

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • CS 518 Manual Hi-Fi 3-Speed Turntable
  • Dust cover
  • Headshell with phono cartridge
  • Platter including belt
  • Platter mat
  • Counterweight
  • Spindle adaptor (for 7” Eps)
  • Power supply for connecting to the main supply
  • Coaxial stereo audio cable


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Customer Reviews for Dual CS 518 Manual Hi-Fi 3-Speed Turntable (Black Veneer)

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Rated 5 out of 5
Great sound and easy set up.
Great turntable and the delivery was really quick. Set up was easy and sounds great. Only complaint-it’s made in China.
March 10, 2022
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
CS 518 Manual Hi-Fi 3-Speed Turntable (Black Veneer)
I have had Duel turntables in the past, this product does not disappoint.
February 16, 2022
Rated 5 out of 5
CS 518 Manual Hi-Fi 3-Speed Turntable (Black Veneer)
Excellent build quality and value for money, a true mid level manual belt driven TT for an audiophile..... extremely happy with the product (Dual 518)
February 7, 2022


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