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Vestax pdx 2000 mkII

After only 2 months of usage on my turntable the fuse blew out. I replaced it and it just blew out again. Could the motor have a short in it or am i not getting the right sized fuse? I bought 2 turntables and the other one works perfect. please help!!!!

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Short in power switch! get some switch cleaner spray, (UNPLUG DECK FROM THE MAINS) take off the back and remove the power switch spray switch cleaner into switch (lots) allow to dry (30 mins) put deck back together

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You should check the fuse on the other turntable to get the correct size, if it persists in blowing you should realy send it back because if you were to use a larger fuse you run the risk of blowing something in the deck, i know its not a great help but its all i can offer

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SOURCE: vestax pdx 2000 motor problem

This is a really common fault with this model of TT. I've just repaired a pair of them with the same problem.

You need to remove the bottom cover of the deck then take the round cover off the bottom of the motor assembly. Be really careful with that, delicate sensitive stuff inside. Once you remove the screws use a small flat blade screwdriver to lift it free of the rubbery glue that seals and holds it in place.


Once removed, in the centre of that cover is a small black rubber cirlce about 6mm in diameter that the shaft of the motor rotates on. The problem causing all of that erratic platter movement is with this small black circle.

The solution I found was to use double sided tape to hold this part in place. This serves two purposes. First, to stop the part from moving off its required location, Secondly, to raise the part up slightly from the bracket that it sits on. Layer the double sided tape up so its the around the same thickness as the small black rubber circle. Then place the black cirlcle into its original location bedding it firmly into the tape.

A tiny small dolop of grease on the end of the motor shaft. Replace the motor and bottom covers. Bingo! The decks a-go-go!

Happy mixing!

Posted on Jan 12, 2010

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SOURCE: I have problem with tonearm on my vestax pdx 2000

I'd be checking the weight and height settings of the tonearm. Heres a link to the manual for the deck. There's instructions in there about how to setup up the tonearm properly. Don't be afraid to experiment with it. Just remember, too much weight will wear out your vinyl really quickly. Not enough weight will sound like **** and skip easily. Have fun!

http://www.vestax.com/v/info/support/pdf_players_manuals/VOM-PDX-2000E.pdf

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SOURCE: My pdx 2000 turntables go backwards randomly

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The fault is to its motor control circuit board. Mechanism alingment also should be checked. contact any expereinced service technician to rectify this problem.

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This is a really common fault with this model of TT. I've just repaired a pair of them with the same problem.

You need to remove the bottom cover of the deck then take the round cover off the bottom of the motor assembly. Be really careful with that, delicate sensitive stuff inside. Once you remove the screws use a small flat blade screwdriver to lift it free of the rubbery glue that seals and holds it in place.


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A tiny small dolop of grease on the end of the motor shaft. Replace the motor and bottom covers. Bingo! The decks a-go-go!

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If u need help don't hasitate to email me: jazzbin@o2.pl
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