Question about Technics SL-1200 Turntable
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Needle drag
Hi, i know this sounds stupid but have u tried using a different record as the record your using may have a defect which wont allow it to play any further. I would also make sure that you weight the tonearm as much as possible but not to much that you wear ur needles out. Let me know how you get on. Gud luck!
Posted on Nov 21, 2007
SOURCE: tone arm is hard to move
You have a bad tone arm. I have the same tables. You need to get it repaired if under warrenty. Or there is a service manaul online you can get from ebay. Service center for our tables is Panasonic.
I had the same problem on mine. But while it is in the shop they recalibarte it
Posted on Feb 13, 2008
SOURCE: Technics SL 1600 MK2
Your tonearm is damaged. More than likely the bearings on the tonearm have been damaged. Unfortunately, there is no easy fix for this. You'll have to have the tonearm replaced, however, parts for the SL1600MK2 have been discontinued. The tonearm for the SL1200MK2 might fit it, but you will need to do some retro-fitting in order to make it work properly. Something only a qualified service center could perform.
Hope this helps some.
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Posted on Jul 02, 2008
Parts are discontinued for these models. You need what's called a P-Mount cartridge screw. Try the following company:
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Posted on Jul 12, 2008
Hi the pennies will mess up the stylus. There should be an anti skate setting at the back of the turn table, a round adjustable bit with numbers, increase the anti skate and then use the balance weigth (weight right at the back of the arm that turns to get the weight right. Set the anti skate with the tone arm light, then increase the weight a bit. Hope that helps
Posted on Jul 22, 2009
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