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Hi have just aquired old hitachi HT-50S direct drive turntable and would like to replace plastic dust cover if any will fit that model for a modest price. Need a new stylus also.

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SOURCE: No Sound from Turntable

It definitely has to go through a preamp (a PHONO preamp that is...) something like this:

Posted on Sep 14, 2007

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Hi harryhihatt

Found one for you here

It is type SNP313 and is specific to your particular cartridge fitted to your T/T Where abouts in the world are you, there are a few aftermarket sources I could try for you also. BUT the audio technica is a good brand. I would go for that.

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Posted on May 08, 2008

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Here's a procedure for setting the tonearm...

Look up the recommended tracking force for your cartridge/stylus.

Unplug the power to the turntable and place it on a perfectly level surface.

Set the Tracking Force and AntiSkating to 0.
Using the tonearm elevation control, raise the tonearm.
Manually move the tonearm in toward the platter.
Manually rotate the platter Clockwise a few turns to disengage any cueing mechanisms.
Disengage the tonearm elevation control. The tonearm will either float or drop. This is why we have no power, just in case it hits the platter.
Adjust the counterweight until the tonearm floats exactly horizontal. Use the flat portion of the tonarm rest as a gauge.
Return the tonearm to its rest.
If you don't have a Stylus Tracking Force Gauge. Dial in the prescribed tracking force and a corresponding anti-skate reading. Play records.

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SOURCE: I recently aquired a used rotel rx102 stereo

If the receiver doesn't have a function specifically named PHONO, yes. Very few AVR's have phono preamps. They're not expensive. I'd check eBay.

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I know of a retailer called needle doctor. I don't know if they have a website but they do advertise in the stereophile magazine.

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