Question about Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable
Hey i was wondering if anyone can help me...i plugged in my turntable and it works i pressed start it was spinning normal then i stoped it and started it again after i changed songs and it spun very very fast not usual and it wasent on 45 or anything ....the pitch controll wouldent slow it down or anything it just spinns ver very very fast....can someone please help me? thanks n advance
The problem is a resistor that isn't regulating the voltage/power to the unit, so it spins out of control when it heats up. Usually R213 is the culprit, but you may have to check other resistors. Sometimes IC201 will short out because of this. It is repairable, however, I would suggest taking it to an authorized service center for help, as it requires testing the various drive circuits on the main board.
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Posted on Apr 10, 2008
Some times static charge fomr your hands or other things make this happen...don't touch the pole in the middle while speeding it up or slowing it down...if you mixing tracks...either shove the record or touch the edge of the platter...touching the pole send statis from your hands down the pole to the motor and it just takes off...I have been djing for ten years and in the begining it happend to me...
Posted on Apr 07, 2008
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