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I have new Prolectrix turntable USB Direct and tone arm leaves record before end of playing record. Hope you can help. Thanks

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  • voorhees Nov 20, 2008

    Just bought one of these today and it has the exact same problem, stylus lifts up before end of album/single etc

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I have the same problem and i can't find this black-head screw.
can you help thanks.

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  • Les S Nov 19, 2012

    Me too. I have the same problem and can't find the blak headed screw. Anyone else any ideas

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Turning the return position adjustment (the flat black-headed screw next to the tone arm) a little clockvise will probably fix your problem.

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