Dual CS 618 Manual Hi-Fi Turntable

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Model: CS618BK UPC: 4260136677019 Item: 3551

Product Information

For decades, direct-drive turntables from Dual have been renowned for their quality and reliability. The rumble free direct-drive in the CS 618Q keeps the RPM totally stable while operating without noise or vibration.

The advanced twin gimbal precision tonearm is partnered with an Ortofon 2M Blue pickup.

The turntable comes with an auto-stop feature that includes an automatic tonearm lift to reduce wear and tear on the needle as it moves to the end of the record.

Plinth: Solid MDF

  • Surface Options: Vinyl veneer, Gloss paint, Walnut veneer
  • Elastomer vibration absorber integrated inside the feet
  • Removable dust cover

Platter: Aluminum Die-cast

  • Heavy aluminum die-cast platter
  • Heavy rubber mat for resonance damping
  • Hardened steel spindle integrated into the direct-drive

Tonearm: Twin Gimbal Design

  • Autostop function with an automatic tonearm lift
  • Solid aluminum construction with precision pivot ball-bearing
  • Adjustable tracking force and anti-skating

Drive: Direct-drive

  • Quartz stabilized, high-end direct-drive
  • No vibrations through coreless inductors
  • Double shielded Rotormagnets to eliminate any stray magnetic fields



  • Drive
    • Drive: Direct-drive
    • Speed settings: 33/45/78
    • Wow & Flutter: < +/- 0.07% (DIN WTD)
  • Tonearm
    • Auto-Start/Stop-Function: Auto-Stop/Auto Tonearm lift
    • Bearing: 4x Pivot ball-bearing/twin gimbal mounting
    • Effective length: 221.5mm
    • Offset Angle: 25.6°
    • Overhang: 19mm
    • Type: Statically balanced
    • Stylus Pressure Range: 0 g to 4 g
    • Cartridge Weight Range: 5 g to 9 g
    • Factory-installed pick up: Ortogon 2M Blue
  • Platter
    • Material: Aluminum die-cast
    • Mat: Rubber 2.5mm
    • Bearing: Hardened steel spindle, Brass bushing
    • Diameter: 305 mm
    • Weight (incl. Mat): 1450 g
  • Plinth
    • Material: MDF, folded
    • Surface finish
      • Vinyl veneer / Black
      • Option: Gloss / Black
      • Option: Veneer / Walnut
    • Feet: 62 mm / Elastomer
    • Connection: RCA socket
    • Connection to Phono input: yes
    • Connection to Line input: yes
    • Digital Output: no
    • Dimensions, closed dustcover: 435 x 367 x 145 mm
    • Dimensions, open dustcover: T: 415 mm / H: 400 mm
    • Weight: 7 kg
    • Power plug AC/DC: external power supply

What's in the Box

What’s in the Box

  • CS 618 Manual Hi-Fi Turntable
  • 2 hinges for the dust cover
  • Dust cover
  • Headshell with phono cartridge
  • Platter
  • Platter mat
  • Counterweight
  • Spindle adaptor (for 7” Eps)
  • Power supply for connecting to the main supply
  • Coaxial stereo audio cable


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it states in the description that it is available in walnut veneer wood,do have this finnish?
A shopper on Apr 24, 2023
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