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Pioneer cdj pitch control

Hi, i had a problem with the pitch fader and replaced it, but now the pitch doesnt go below 0%. When the pitch fader is up and should be at (for example -10%) its at 0% and going down to the bottom at the correct (for example +10%). Ive tried turning the zero adjust screw inside but seems to do nothing, please help!! Cheers

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You have to properly calibrate your unit after any repairs. If you purchase the Service Manual for this unit, it will instruct you on how to accomplish this.

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1. Make sure your deck is set to 33rpm & that the pitch fader is at the greenlight or dead center spot. Remove the platter & plastic under covering that bares 5 phillips head screws. ee6d0e64-5572-4814-bdd5-3c288a65f86d.jpg 981b4425-f1bb-44db-8009-96c4f6f7045a.jpg
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8. After its unplugged flipp it bck over again& now you need to bust out your Multimeter & set it to the 20k mark. 87b1f47f-20ee-40f6-b803-9f7559643700.jpg
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10. Again dont go by what reading I have in the picture but instead whatever reading your mutlimeter gives you & write that number down & now you have to get the 2nd reading.
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