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Hello HiFi-natics :) I just took my technics turntable SL-1600MK II out of the basement to let it work again after (to) many years. AARrgg... i notice that my arm-lifter is not working.. i hear a pprrrrrrrrrrr... but nothing happening, and i must switch off/onn to stop the ppprrrrrrrrr. So, i wanna open this box and see inside what is going wrong... Problem is... i dunno how to open it, and cant find a service manual :(, and buped into this side, registrated, but no service manual??? pls help this Dutch guy on the right track... eeehhh grove :) tnx in advance

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You can open the turntable unscrewing the screws which are on the bottom side.
Before you turn it upside down, remember to remove the disc plate.
You may also need to remove the rubber legs to get to all the screws.
If interested I have the service manual.

Good luck!

Posted on Apr 08, 2011

  • info_vragen Apr 08, 2011

    AAAwww... this was REALY easy....
    First i did what you told, and took some bolds of of the bottom.. didnt help.

    Than i searched at te top, and was able to LIFT the rotating disk..
    it was a bit stuck, and i didnt want to pull to hard.. :( but a little nock on the shaft and it came opf REALY easy.
    Unscrewed 5 bolts from the plastic cover and THERE it was, my little problem.
    A tiny rubber belt was completely gone, and i replaced it with a cheapo.. elastic used for all kinds of things... put all back and... YESSS.. worked.. now i can check all my " vintage" records...

    TNX alot from me..


    Dutch guy.


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