Around 1969 Lenco introduced the B 55 continuing Lenco’s light platter series. Developed from the former B 52 featuring now a spring loaded anti skating adjusted by a slider. By adding a scratch plate similar to the L 75, Lenco gave the B 55 a more modern look. It was available in its own plinth, as a chassis or built into a plinth with integrated power amplifier (Lenco 380 or Lenco 600). Several other vendors used the B 55 in their music centers or just re-labeled or re-branded it.

B 55 from 1972

B 55 arm tube now with rubber bearings*


* rubber bearing is the original name that Lenco used in their spare parts list. Nowadays it is known as v-blocks…

B 55 top view

B 55 idler wheel and motor

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Last Update: 02.06.2021

29.05.2021

  - extended the idler wheel information

02.06.2021

  - added new Menu ‚Lenco Idler Wheel Anatomy‘