Question about Technics SL-1210MK5 Turntable
Hi, I have a set of MK5 turntables (Not MK5G's) and on of the tonearms has been bent in transit... I can buy a new one for about £40, but I have no idea how to go about changing it. Can anyone help with a guide or just explain the basics behind it. I would get it done properly but at £60 to have done, I would rather save the cash. Thanks in advance
Trust me when I tell you this... Get it professionally replaced. Spend the extra money. If you had to ask this question, then you do not posses the technical knowledge to repair this yourself. It's not an easy fix, and you will cause more damage than you already have. You will need to take apart the entire tonearm base, from the bottom of the turntable, and then remove 2 screws which hold down the tonearm. You will also need to unsolder 5 very thin wires. Unsoldering is easy, but soldering back on is harder for novices, and you could burn the PC Board - which is now discontinued.
You can purchase a replacement Technics Tonearm, and then bring it to your service technician for installation.
If you want to try and fix this yourself, you can check out the tutorial videos located here: http://djprolab.com
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Posted on Dec 30, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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