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Technics SL-1210M5G Just bought my SL1210 MK5G but can't seem to get them balanced properly, using pennies at the moment. Any advice?

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Here's a tutorial on how to balance your tonearms:

TECHNICS SL1210M5G TONEARM BALANCING

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Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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You would need to calibrate them to each other. Not very difficult, but not that easy either.

I would suggest taking it to a service center, and ask them to calibrate the turntables to each other. It's a matter of adjusting VR302, which is located underneath the turntable platter. You'll also need a frequency counter or similar - which aren't cheap.

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The fader for the M5G's are the same as for the MK5's. As for cleaning, you will have to do it like you did with the MK2, and go from underneath.

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Jan 31, 2008 | Technics SL-1210M5G Turntable

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switch off for a will and see.
if still bad. check the circuit board under.

with old electronic devices, capacitors are commly the ones that may go wrong/dry. which would cause oscillatory circuit to generate wrong signals or strobe or feebacks. if you know how to take out the circuit board, check it starting from capacitors.

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