Question about Technics SL-1200 Turntable
Posted by Anonymous on
As you said, it's dragging. First off, check the belt to make sure it is not slipping on the platter or the motor pulley. If it's not, I would have to say that the spindle pulley is freezing up. With the arm on the rest, the platter should be able to be turned by hand and should move freely. If you need more assistance, or would \like to inquire about a repair, please visit me at my website, audioserviceclinic.com. Thank you.
Posted on Nov 26, 2014
Almost often a wrong set table/arm weight and a dirty needle. . i gues the last. Cleanen record
Posted on Sep 21, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
All parts are discontinued for this model. The SL1200MK2 dust cover will not fit this turntable. You can actually have a dust cover made rather simply and cheaply (depending on where you live). Just take the dimensions to a PLEXIGLASS or even a GLASS shop. You can even purchase the Plexiglass yourself, cut it, and glue it together. I would suggest getting it professionally done. You can use any high impact plexiglass. Get something that is resistant to scratches and discoloring.
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Posted on Apr 30, 2008
SOURCE: technics 1200sl pitch control
There seems to be 2 issues with this unit. Usually when the platter speeds up very quickly, one of the IC (integrated circuits) are faulty and needs to be replaced. However, I've never seen the 33/45 lights come on in addition. So, perhaps the issue started with faulty 33/45 switches, and it then caused a short to one of the IC's.
This will have to be professionally serviced, as it is not an easy fix. There are various circuits on the main board which control the drive, so it's a matter of diagnosing which is the culprit. The 33/45 switches will also need to be tested/replaced.
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Posted on Apr 30, 2008
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Posted on Sep 22, 2009
You could be getting acoustic feedback from the speakers to the TT's. Lower the volume or somehow isolate them from room sounds and vibrations.
Posted on Jul 06, 2010
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