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Distorted sound, Low signal, unable to use deck with serato.

Music will start to drag, almmost to a stop. I've replaced cartridges, control records(serato),and i have mixed on diff. setups, and I still have this problem on my deck, not the others that I've tested and troubleshot on. I am not setup near any magnets or speakers. I've owned my decks for about 3 yrs. They are sl1210mk5g. Please help! Thanx.

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Hi there,
I just want to clarify the way you have your gear set up.,
Normally this is enough to annoy anyone.

Having set all the equipment up,this is what I would do.....

Try without Serato

Firstly I would set the records & platters and then the counterweights,
Then I would do an audible check.Headphones,Monitors and then front of house system
If this passes I will then set the room levels for comfort and then the eq band gets a tune up for the room,

If this set up procedure works then connect Serato,
If problems persists then Uninstall Serato and Reinstall.

Try Again if all else fails ...... they have a contact us,report the problem.

Hope this helps ,If you need more help please let me know,Misterdj

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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