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Sup guys, I just bought an old panasonic turntable. My problem is the following:

when I use the radio function the stereo works perfectly, both left and right channel... but when I use the LP function, the right channel works perfectly but the left channel sound extremely low, it doesn't matter if I turn all the balance to the left it still sounds low... and when I turn the balance to the middle, the left channel almost mutes itself :(
I know its old piece of equipment, bought it for about 25 bucks but idk maybe it has a solution...

thanks

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    Thanks man :D!!

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You may have a bad stylus (needle), it can cause just that type of problem. Find a service center near you and see if they can get a replacement for you. They are very easy to replace, but very difficult to find.

Hope this helps.

Dave

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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