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I have got 2 technic 1210 mk2 decks and was wondering how much it would cost to get them serviced.

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This is a VERY GENERAL Question. It's like asking, how much to service my car? Not an easy answer.

There are many factors to consider. First.. what is wrong with them? What do you mean by service?

To give you an idea, our company, based in NYC, will charge $40 for a basic cleaning, lubrication, and calibration of your Technics 1200s back to original factory specs. However, if you need the tonearm replaced, the price jumps up to $130 for parts, labor, and the tune up. So as you can see, prices do range.

If you could be more specific, it would help greatly.

Also, it all depends on where your located. If your near a major metro area, prices will be cheaper, and you'll find more service centers familiar with the unit. In rural areas, you run the chance of the technician not having any sort of experience with the 1200s, and thus, possibly damaging your unit, or not doing much to them.

Hope this helps some.

- OPTiC.
Digital Analog Therapy
www.djprolab.com
www.1200s.com

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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