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My Gemini DJQ 1500 turntable spins extremely fast (much faster than the 33 or 45 RPM selection). It used to work fine. Speed selector buttons and pitch adjust slider seem to have no effect; the start/stop button still works. No apparent physical damage to the unit. The previous time it was used (about a year before), it worked normally, and was not moved from its position and connections since then. If nothing else, having a service schematic for the turntable would be helpful, rather than trying to trace the entire circuitry myself.

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With no power applied; soak your slider switch(s) with alcohol; then: move the switch(s) back and, forth rapidly to clean them of dust/lint
let dry completely and, repower/test.The turntable should now work correctly.

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