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Wiring the phono leads are faulty at the back.i want to change them myself how do i do it

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  • fredd44 Oct 01, 2007

    thanx for both of your comments. i have a freind who is a good solderer and hes sorted it. i know this sound silly but one of my problems was finding the screws to open the deck!!!!!!,thaks a lot once more.



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It's really not hard if you know how solder, my suggestion is to place it upside down on a desk with the tow arm hanging off the desk so not to damage it, then take the 4 feet off by simply twisting them off then remove all the screws, now that all that is removed you'll notice that where the rca's go in they are pinched in a piece of plastic simple remove the screws and it'll un snap take the remaining plate off and your in ready to solder

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It's not as easy as it looks or sounds. If you have to come on this site and ask this question, then I DO NOT suggest you attempt this repair. You will have to have some decent soldering skills, as well as mechanical capabilities - it's kind of difficult to get to the PCB where the RCA are soldered on to. If you damage the PCB, it is not replaceable, as that part has been discontinued by the manufacturer. So, with that warning... it's not that hard, if you are mechanically inclined, and all you have to do is get to the RCA's PCB section, and remove the base and locking mechanism. Then solder off the old RCA's, solder on the new RCA's, put it back together, and your done. Hope this helps.

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