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My turntable is playing a tad slow...it makes every record sound warped!

What do I do? My speed control doesn't help, I've tried adjusting the weight of the tonearm, I've tried the anti-skate...any suggestions??

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  • kg1905 Mar 12, 2009

    I've changed the belt on my PL-990 and it still plays WAY too slow, it seems like when I move the speed control past a certain point the speed just stops increasing. It's very clear that the calibration is shifting while playing. Sometimes it even modulates....


    Should I just throw this thing out?

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    I have a brand new crosley portable turntable and it turn too slow on 33 1/3 rpm records when the rubber anti slip mat is used but turns at normal speed if I don't use the mat. It's if the extra weight is dragging the motor down.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    The needle on my Bang and Olufsen RX turntable doesn't tracking even after I adjust the weight.

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Hi CGS8021

Sounds like the belt is failing. You can get one from here

Where in the world are you? I will link you to the closest source.:)

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Robotek

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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