Question about Audio Players & Recorders
I have a Gemini Xl-1800 turntable. When I put the unit into quartz lock via pitch control slider, according to the platters strobe rpm meter it's running slow. Have to move the pitch slider and speed it up to make the dots appear stationary.. At 33rpm it needs to me moved ahead 1% and at 45 its 2%
Sometimes it's down to the mains in the country you are in. Some decks change speed from 50HZ to 60HZ.
Posted on Dec 09, 2017
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The drive circuits on this unit are probably failing. Have you had any service done to it recently, or at all, ever? If so, this might be the problem. The caps have probably dried out. Once they dry out, they go pretty fast afterwards causing variance in speed. A good tech should be able to replace the caps, and get your unit back to original specs.
DJ Pro Audio
Posted on Aug 08, 2008
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 18, 2014 | Technics Audio Players & Recorders
Sep 29, 2011 | Technics SL-1210 Turntable
May 13, 2011 | Technics SL-1200 Turntable
Jul 18, 2010 | Gemini PT-2410 Turntable
Apr 08, 2010 | Philips gemini XL-500 II Turntable
May 27, 2009 | Philips gemini XL-500 II Turntable
Feb 16, 2009 | Numark Pro TT-2 Turntable
Sep 19, 2008 | Technics SL-1200MK5 Turntable
Oct 19, 2018 | RCA Audio Players & Recorders
96 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: