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Feedback humming noise

I get feedback noise when my 1200 is on and it is louder when it's off and i keep the channel on my mixer on. The feedback noise is less when I touch the turntable itself or put my hand near it. I changed the RCA & ground wires and I still have this problem. I need help :-(

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Re: Feedback humming noise

This is a tonearm issue. Your tonearm probably has a loose ground connection, or if you moved it recently, may have been damaged in transit. Also, try and move your turntable to a different location in the room. If your near any serious power source (light dimmer switch, microwave, frig, etc), it will only amplify the issue. But other than that, it sounds like a common tonearm issue, and you will need to have your tonearm replaced.


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