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Pitch control center moved

I have 2 Vestax CDX-05 's CD Turntables - During a DJing session one unit during play decided that the center (normally 0 % pitch) would now be -3.2% (in the 10% pitch range setting) This seems to have been acheived with some combination of the jog wheel & +/- Pitch buttons but we've had no luck repeating this to even make the off center worse or better. Vestax seem difficult to contact and there support forum offers no solutions. I found one other poor user describing a similar problem.

In short any suggestions are welcome

Many Thanks

John Dixon,

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  • Vestanet Dec 18, 2007

    Thanks for the suggestion, but this a calibration issue!. i.e. the Pitch slider needs the 0% position recalibrating. I wish is where just dirty contacts.

    Vestax support have been entriely useless at offering how to do this, in short we shouldhave bought pioneers.

    Thanks Again.

    JD

  • Vestanet Dec 23, 2007

    Peter,



    You're a Star!...



    Excellent thanks for your trouble in posting the solution, when Vestax themselves didn't even bother try offer one.



    If you let me have your paypal address I'll send you a small thank you.



    Your help is very much appreciated.



    Thanks Again



    John

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Hello, Mr. Dixon.
I had the same problem and i decided it whit this procedure:

1. Restoring Factory Default Settings



2. Set the PITCH Slider to the center ( 0 ) position.

3. With the CDX-05 in the start mode displaying “no Disk” hold down EJECT and TIME/ENTER and press FILTER. The TEMP display in the LCD reads 0.0 and the procedure is complete.

Good luck!
Peter Petrov

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The pitch adjusts speed. you have a bad pitch wheel, dirty electrical contacts, bad motor, or possibly ac to dc power issue. Electricity can be very finnicky.

Are you handy with electronics, soldering iron, etc...?

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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