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Weak output signal when compared to my other table.

Just recently I noticed that the output from my one turtable was obviously lower than my second table. I swapped Stylus', swapped cartridges, swapped channel inputs used on the Mixer (DJM-500) yet the problems is isolated with the turntable unit. I assured the channels were equal, trim was equal, and even used the same vinyl to test it out. Any suggestions??? Thanks in advance.. Mike B

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Re: Weak output signal when compared to my other table.

This does happen. The RCA cables used on the Technics 1200's aren't of the greatest quality, and you will find lower output on some turntables. This can become an issue, if you record your sets to your PC, or you use Serato, Final Scratch, or any of the digital control set ups. There is only 1 way to resolve this, and that's to switch out the RCA cables on both turntables, and ensure that they are matched. This can be done by any qualified audio service technician. Just make sure you choose some good quality RCA cables, and not the standard OEM Technics cables.

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