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Pioneer PL-570 turntable (c.1973)

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Getting a steady buzzing when playing records and can't determine cause. Any ideas?

Thanks! JWCouillard@sbcglobal.net

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    What do i connect my pioneer PL-570 to exactly? it only has a red & white cord, but idk what to plug that into..? any help?ut wh

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Pioneer PL 570  tone arm drops and turntable shuts off,  what gives?

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Yes first check is that the Gnd wire from your turntable is connected to the Gnd (ground) post at the back of your amplifier with a good clean tight connection.
If the problem persists, check ALL your hi-fi components mains plugs for earth connections including your turntable, then remove the earth connections on all but one component so that you are left with only item earthed.
What does sometimes cause problems is if 2 or more hi-fi separates are earthed and connected to each other the earth cables along with the hi-fi interconnects form an inductive loop that picks up interferance such as mains hum etc.
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