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I have a UK bought rega planar 2 turntable. I tried to use it in the USA using a step up transformer and it runs fast. How can I fix this?

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As far as I can see, this turntable uses a belt. I believe the motor is synchronous (12 vac), it is designed with a pulley for working at 50Hz. At 60Hz, it turns 20% too fast. It may be possible to change the pulley as it needs to have a smaller circumference. I think you should contact a Rega representative or the company directly in the UK (www.rega.co.uk)

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