August 31, 2020
Technics Announces Red Bull BC One Limited Edition SL-1200/1210MK7R
As an official international partner of Red Bull BC One, the world’s biggest breakdance competition, Technics commenced a partnership starting on 31 July, 2020. In commemoration of this collaboration, Technics announced the limited-edition Red Bull BC One SL-1200/1210MK7R. The limited edition model will be available globally in in September. The limited-edition collaboration model, SL-1200/1210MK7R, is designed exclusively as a homage to all breakdancers who aspire to rise to higher stages of dancing through the Red Bull BC One competition.
The technics SL-1210MK7 employs the newest motor control technology refined through the development of Blu-ray disc products. Utilizing a microcomputer, this advanced motor control technology ensures high performance in normal rotation and also responds accurately to a wide range of DJ play styles, such as scratching. The starting torque and brake speed can be adjusted individually to suit the user’s preference.
Reverse Play Function Expands the Breadth of DJ Play Styles. The platter rotates in the reverse direction when the speed selector button and Start/Stop button are pressed simultaneously. This expands the breadth of DJ play styles.
The SL-1200MK7 comes with a static balance S-shaped tonearm to carry on the Technics tradition. The tonearm moves in a unique arc as it tracks the record disc, and reproduces music with high fidelity. The bearing section features a high-precision bearing structure. The tonearm provides high tracking performance without stylus skipping even under hard usage such as scratching.
The SL-1200MK7 comes with a improved white LED that offers high brightness and a long life. The SL-1200MK7 comes with an LED strobe that can be set to illuminate in red or blue. The Technics SL-1200 series has walked hand in hand with breakdance culture as an essential instrument for DJ music, starting from the birth of breakdance to its development as the largest dance category in the world today. Red Bull BC One is known internationally as the most glorious breakdance event.
Red Bull BC One is the biggest and most prestigious one-on-one breaking competition in the world. Every year, thousands of breakers compete for a chance to represent at the World Final. 16 b-boys and 16 b-girls earn the right to enter an all-out battle on the Red Bull BC One stage, but only one will be crowned the champion.Red Bull BC One is also home to one of the world’s most competitive breaking crews, the Red Bull BC One All Stars.