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No sound coming from turntable

When I turn on the record player - no sound comes from the record - if I touch the bottom of the needle no sound comes from it - tape, radio and cd's play well

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    Frank May 11, 2010

    do yu have a selector knob on the front??

    check the needle, reseated if need to.

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Most likely this is the switch that selects among cd/tape/radio/record player. it could be the preamp circuitry in the player as well. it would not be the cartridge UNLESS you cannot see a little rubber 'seat' up inside underneath the cartridge that pushes the stylus tip out and down towards the record just a bit. if this rubber 'yoke' (seat) is missing you will get no sound even when you touch the needle tip when the record player section is selected.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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