Question about Audio Players & Recorders
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: vestax pdx 2000 mkII
you should check the fuse on the other turntable to get the correct size, if it persists in blowing you should realy send it back because if you were to use a larger fuse you run the risk of blowing something in the deck, i know its not a great help but its all i can offer
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
SOURCE: pdx 2000 stylus calibration
Hi Misskit , i have a Dual turntable straight arm [Dual is the brand ] maybe you could visit their website and see if there is something similar to yours that you could get some specs from , i think they are still in business they are a German turntable manufacturer . happy spinning
Posted on May 26, 2009
SOURCE: vestax pdx 2000 motor problem
This is a really common fault with this model of TT. I've just repaired a pair of them with the same problem.
You need to remove the bottom cover of the deck then take the round cover off the bottom of the motor assembly. Be really careful with that, delicate sensitive stuff inside. Once you remove the screws use a small flat blade screwdriver to lift it free of the rubbery glue that seals and holds it in place.
Once removed, in the centre of that cover is a small black rubber cirlce about 6mm in diameter that the shaft of the motor rotates on. The problem causing all of that erratic platter movement is with this small black circle.
The solution I found was to use double sided tape to hold this part in place. This serves two purposes. First, to stop the part from moving off its required location, Secondly, to raise the part up slightly from the bracket that it sits on. Layer the double sided tape up so its the around the same thickness as the small black rubber circle. Then place the black cirlcle into its original location bedding it firmly into the tape.
A tiny small dolop of grease on the end of the motor shaft. Replace the motor and bottom covers. Bingo! The decks a-go-go!
Posted on Jan 12, 2010
I'd be checking the weight and height settings of the tonearm. Heres a link to the manual for the deck. There's instructions in there about how to setup up the tonearm properly. Don't be afraid to experiment with it. Just remember, too much weight will wear out your vinyl really quickly. Not enough weight will sound like **** and skip easily. Have fun!
Posted on Jan 12, 2010
it will work with the tape solution
but you gotta pay attention to the light metallic circle which is used by the light sensor (the small black one with cables on it) to estimate motor movement -
first time i opened it and did the tape thing to the black rubber circle i eventually touched the light metallic circle and i think that caused it not working for me too
the light metallic circle must be totally clean and plain, do your best, but be sensible
Posted on Dec 20, 2010
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