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Philips Gramophone record player repair

I'm in Bangalore, India and have inherited an old Philips Gramophone record player from my grandfather. Everything works except the turn table which spins. I think there's something wrong with the motor. If i rotate the turn table manually, I hear sound and at the right speed, the recording too. Only problem is that the motor stops spinning after the initial start. I'm not able to find anyone to get this repaired as it is quite an obsolete piece of technology. I don't want to get rid of it for sentimental reasons. Someone please lend me advice on where to send it for some good but cheap repair.

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Re: Philips Gramophone record player repair

Which model you have? 242? Philips truntables can be easily repaired only if you know where to take them for repairs. I am also living in bangalore.. and I am a vinyl, retro turntable collecter. just send me you phone # at I will be glad to guide you on this... cheers

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Please tell me where the Philips gramophone built-in transformer- speaker on the lid top with three speeds is not playing speeds now other functions are intact= please intimate me on my email--

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Check the belt if it is a belt drive.

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Have you repaired the player. If not, try this. There is a light sensor with a small bulb attched on the right corner of the record player. Open the player, replace the bulb, if it still doesn't work, disconnect the circuit. Only issue is Autostop wnt work then

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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Try to get it fixed by ur grandfather!

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