Technics Audio Players & Recorders - Recent Questions, Troubleshooting & Support

Hello Johnny, for what you comment, the noise Leo produces the Rec-Play key inside your RS-M7
Take out the lid and you'll find on the main plate, a long piece of metal, that on the Rec-Play key
Use some contact cleaner or a couple of drops of DW-40 and apply them by one of the ends of the key,
With the equipment off, put a cassette and press the keys Rec and Play, then Stop and repeat the sequence several times, you will see that the key moves a slide, where you put the cleaner
Then connect again, turn on Play and it should work fine
If not, consult a specialized technical service
I hope I can solve the problem
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Johnny, por lo que comentas, el ruido leo produce la llave Rec-Play dentro de tu RS-M7
S?cale la tapa y vas a encontrar en la placa principal, una pieza met?lica larga, esa en la llave Rec-Play
Utiliza alg?n limpiador de contactos o un par de gotas de DW-40 y aplicarlas por alguno de los extremos de la llave,
Con el equipo apagado, pon un cassette y presiona las teclas Rec y Play, luego Stop y repites la secuencia varias veces, veras que en la llave se desplaza una corredera, donde haz puesto el limpiador
Luego conecta nuevamente , prende pon Play y deber?a funcionar bien
Sino es as?,consulta un servicio t?cnico especializado
Espero pueda resolver el problema
Saludos Franco Dosil

Technics Audio... | Answered 16 hours ago

Hello Irena, check that the power cable is properly placed on the back of your Technics and also make sure that it is properly placed on the side of the power outlet, controls the outlet, works well, connecting a lamp, if it's OK, use it for the CD player
if it keeps failing you, there you would have, a problem inside the device
I suggest you look for a specialized technical service
Greetings Franco Dosil

Hola Irena, controla que el cable de corriente, se encuentre bien colocado el la parte posterior de tu Technics y tambi?n aseg?rate que se encuentre bien colocado del lado del toma corriente de energ?a, controla que el toma corriente, funcione bien, conect?ndole una lampara, si anda bien, ?salo para el reproductor de CD
si te sigue fallando, ah? tendr?as, un problema dentro del aparato
Te sugiero que busques un servicio t?cnico especializado
Saludos Franco Dosil

Technics Audio... | Answered on May 13, 2019

give me your email address and specify that you needd firmware.
i'll email you the firmware 2.3 with instruction
here is the direct link :

Technics... | Answered on May 05, 2019

Yes use correct cables which will be RCA phono plugs red and white. Easy to set up.

Technics Audio... | Answered on May 02, 2019

The tray gears are struck or jamed. need to open the unit.

Technics SCEH790... | Answered on Apr 14, 2019

Here's some information for you. Since your unit is a SL1210MK2, it may be harder to determine the age of the unit:

It is possible to tell the year (and the month) when the SL-1200 was manufactured from the serial number on the back or bottom of the turntable. SL-1200 serial numbers are in two different formats, depending on the date of manufacture. It isn't exactly possible to determine the decade in which the SL-1200 in question was manufactured, as the serial number contains only the last digit of the year. If the year digit is 8, the turntable may have been manufactured in 1978, 1988 or 1998. If the year digit is 0, the turntable may have been manufactured in 1980, 1990 or 2000. One rule of thumb is that old-format serial numbers belong to SL-1200s manufactured during the 1970s and 1980s, while new-format serial numbers belong to SL-1200s manufactured during the 1990s and beyond.
Old-format serial number: NHOJF20765 (SL-1200 manufactured 1982)
The first digit shows the year when the SL-1200 was manufactured. These serial numbers contain no indication of the month of manufacture. It should be noted that serial numbers in this format contain no letters following digits.
New-format serial number: GE4FB001154 (SL-1200 manufactured June 2004)
The first digit shows the year when the SL-1200 was manufactured, while the month of manufacture is indicated by the letter following it. Months are coded as letters between A and L inclusive; A indicates January, B indicates February, and so on.
In addition to the above, all the SL-1200MK2s from the 70's and early 80's have a 4 inch diameter plate where the RCA and ground wires enter the chassis in the rubber base of the unit. The later models have a smaller hole through which the wires enter the unit.


Technics... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019

The fan assembly can be purchased from tritronicsinc,com (use the guest account) for $24.31 using part number SYE1128-4


Technics Audio... | Answered on Apr 05, 2019

if you open the panel look around for some blown fuses. be sure to unplug the receiver before and let it sit because there are two capacitors in there that hold a lethal charge of electricity. it could be a fuse but most likely its dead. probably a transformer or amp failure.

Technics Audio... | Answered on Apr 04, 2019

Sounds like the gear that rotates the cd tray it stripped. Another possibility it that the lithium grease is drying which with make it stick. You can fix it that’s the problem, unplug it, take the cover off and use q tips to wipe off the dry grease and using q tips put some new lithium grease on the gears. Very lightly and don’t get cotton stuck in there

Technics Audio... | Answered on Mar 24, 2019


Technics Audio... | Answered on Feb 23, 2019

Please check your headshell cartridge and the cables if you can,also try removing the headshell clean the pins.

Technics Audio... | Answered on Feb 09, 2019

Obviously your device is not working and you should seek professonal assistance..

Technics SL-MC7... | Answered on Feb 08, 2019

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