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Instruction manual for Loth-X othello turntable needed

I bought the above record deck second hand, but no user manual has come with it. I would value any advice about setup, etc. for this deck. Best of all, where I could get hold of a manual. Also, I need a strobe disc to set the speed of the deck.

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SOURCE: Technics sl-dz1200

Here is the direct link to the manual - FREE!

You'll need Adobe Acrobat to view it.

Enjoy!

- DJPROLAB

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Tone arm won't drop

This is a tough one. There is usually a series of gears that function in unison to make all the magic happens. These gears are usually set in motion by a smaller belt located inside the unit. If this belt has come off or is damaged, your unit will not work. Or, if the gears have cracked, or dried up, same issue.

Suggest taking it to a service center for repair.


- OPTiC
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Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Turntable does not rotate when switched 'on'.

K, I'm not familiar with that particular stereo unit but there were a lot of stereos from years gone past that used a turntable made by BSR. When you activate the switch to start the turntable listen closely to the record platter for a hum or possibly the sound of a motor turning (they're quite quiet). Is the switch lever you pull rectangular made of black plastic, you pull it towards you one click to start the record and pull it one step further (spring loaded) to make the tone arm lift from the record automatically? Just want to make sure I'm talking about the right turntable before we continue.


Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: can't get sound from turntable to pc speakers

go to control panel, sound audio devices, hardware , USB Audio Device Properies, Properties, click the + next to Audio Devices USB Audio Device Properties, make sure that is highlighted, click do not map through this device, apply restart program. Under device properties make sure sound playback is set to default driver ie: Realteck Ac97 audio etc... Hope this helps

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Turntable does not rotate when switched 'on'.

Throw it from a second story window then smash it with a sledgehammer. That's what I plan to do with mine.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

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