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Bought quasar turnable plays slow on 33

Turntable is to slow when playing album, way to slow,,,please help want to listen to my music thanks

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SOURCE: Tone Arm skips past first song

Hello, A. Do not try to close the case when there is a record inside!! The fact that the turntable cannot do this is not a design flaw--you'll be hard pressed to find a portable turntable that can close with a record inside because if you were to pick up the player with one inside, it could easily slip off of the spindle and scratch against the sides of the player.
B. Are you using the cueing lever to lift the tone arm before you place it on the record? Read the instructions to see where the cuing lever is (it's a little switch on the right side of the tone arm). When you lift it, the tone arm will lift up and allow you to position it wherever you want on a record, then you depress the lever to make the tone arm touch the record and being playing.
I hope that helps!

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Old record player spins too slowly

it sounds as if the rubber belt is to slack however also worth checking ithe attachment to the spindle itself is not loose 2make sure the belt is the correct type

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Getting the turnable to come on

some platters will not begin to spin until the tonearm is lifted up from the rest and over to where the record is, then it starts spinning.

alternately the belt may have come off.
http://www.archive.org/details/Turntable_Belt_Installation
will provide general info on how to put it back on.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Crosley Keepsake turntable which plays 33

The only thing (I think) that would cause a 45 to play badly and the 33 not, is either the cartridge or stylus, most likely the stylus. It's either worn or damaged, so it fits badly in the larger grooves of 45's then the smaller ones of 33!
The signal coming from the cartridge is the same on 45 as it would be from 33.

Posted on May 25, 2010

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SOURCE: turntable is slow, especially noticable on 33 1/3

hi,
your turn table is a belt driven one. The speed turns down when the belt become expanded. you should replace the belt of your turn table. Also put some lubricant in its center shaft ( not from the top lubricate it slightly after removing the plater).

I have here added some video related to the replacement of belt for turntables.
Not the exact for your one,for all the belt driven turntable the procedure is the same
ok

Posted on Jan 17, 2011

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Pjam,
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The signal coming from the cartridge is the same on 45 as it would be from 33.

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Available in Sony Part Store for $10.31
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Old record player spins too slowly


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