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Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: tone arm comes out and touches record, then goes back to cradle

See what kind of arm position sensing elements are used in your turntable (micro switches, optics or possibly other) and check if they work correctly - sometimes a microswitch can be damaged or have oxydized internal contacts or a badly soldered / broken wire and it will not function properly, causing the unit to stop automatically, the same might happen if the sensor is of optical type and there is some dust or broken wires or if the emmiter or sensor is damaged. Also, it could be a problem with the part that activates the switch / optics, it might be displaced or damaged.

If all sensors / switches seem to work well, then check the section which has wires going to those sensors / switches, it's the next probable location of the fault (it might be an electronic controller so there could be damage to some components, broken wires, dirty connectors or bad solder contacts).

It could as well be something else in the mechanisms, wiring or electronics, i just suggested a few things that might cause the malfunction you described.

Hope you can get it fixed.

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Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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Click on the link below and view pictures and instruction on how to adjust your Denon DP-47F turntable:

http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?p=4192169

You can download a free copy of the service manual, click on the link below:

http://www.vinylengine.com/library/denon/dp-47f.shtml

Posted on Dec 05, 2010

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It would appear you have a problem with the "Cuing mechanism" this is quite a common problem. This link below will assist you to understand about it.
http://www.turntablebasics.com/advice.html
What you need to do is locate a service manual for your exact make and model, in there you will find the necessary troubleshooting steps to take to isolate and cure your issue. However I have had a look and have been unable to locate any, perhaps a direct approach to the manufacturer may yield one?
It can often simply be a faulty switch, the "Mode Switch" this is simply replaced, however to obtain this one ,must have the parts number, the ONLY place this is available is in a service manual. Sometimes it is the belt or drive? it is usually something quite simple, often it's obvious once the TT is disassembled.
should you not wish to DIY, simply find a competent Turntable repair place and ask first for a "Quote" once appraised of the costings etc, then go from there.
http://www.ehow.com/how_2086746_troubleshoot-turntables.html
http://www.audiokarma.org/forums/showthread.php?t=37752

below is a link for the user manual...
http://www.crosleyradio.com/Manuals/CR249_Manual.pdf
http://www.vinylengine.com/library.shtml


Above are a couple of sites that may help you if you wish to DIY?



Posted on Aug 18, 2011

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SOURCE: Tone arm keeps returning to rest on Crosley CR249

Hi, Try this. with it turned off. Lift tone arm across a record to the run out groove and set it down. Now power up and hopefully it will reset itself. In all honesty I would sell it and get a decent old school player. John. Styluscity.com

Posted on Nov 11, 2011

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