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Trouble with sound

Bought a NEW PL990.  Having problems setting up to play 33 1/3 LP's.  First it skips ( plays too fast).  Then no sound, very very scratchy, alot of static.  Checked the records, and they're in VG quality.  Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    This problem has occurred after fitting a new stylus. I have adjusted the anti skate and the weight adjustment on the arm but I can't obtain a good clear sound.

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Confirm that the stylus you bought is spec'd out for that turntable
Also check all four wires to the cartridge

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