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Technics 1200 MK2 displaying irregular speed to include dragging and slowing

Where can I send my technic 1200 MK2 turntable for repair.  The turntable speed is irregular. It spins good for a while and drags for a few seconds then does well again.

 

5-6 years ago I got the dust blown out of it but that didn't seem to fix the problem.

 

Please notify me of some good repair shops in New England: NY, CT, MA.

 

Or let me know if I can fix it myself.

 

Thanks

 

 

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Bit late but tried oiling the spindle shaft with light machine oil?

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It sounds like the pitch slider needs to be replaced...

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Posted on Oct 28, 2007

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    Keith Seekwhensir Oct 28, 2007

    also Q1 and / or Q2 may need to be replaced...

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Hi there. although my mk2 plays normally,sudenly i cannot hear it. i`ve checked wires and cartridge, what else it could be?


You need to check that the signal is getting to the amp. This can be done by removing the wires off the cartridge for the left and right channels. With the amp on touch the ends of the wires. If you hear a buzz the signal is getting to the amp and the cartridge is dead, but if you hear nothing and if the wiring is as you say good. Then the pre-amp in your amp for the cartridge has failed. This pre-amp will only affect the record deck and no other functions. If it has gone you can trace the wires from the sockets to it. Sometimes it will be on a seperate PC board. It's often a single IC that has failed. If you can replace it yourself be careful with the new one as these are often static sensitive chips.
PS the phono scokets on the amp sometimes buzz if you pull the plugs in & out!

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SL-1200 Turntable: My brand new Technics 1200 MK2 sounds wobbly when ...


Try plugging it into a different power point. The problem is with the power supply fluctuating. You can eliminate that with a UPS, here is a link to wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uninterruptible_power_supply

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Yes and the good news is the 2SD1265 will cost you under a few pounds including P&P from Grandata Limited.
www.grandata,co.uk

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Since this is a direct-drive turntable, it isn't a slipping or stretched belt. You will need a technician with a couple pieces of equipment and some experience/training to find the source of the problem. I suspect the part(s) will be the minor cost of the repair.

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On the 1200MK2 the pitch control slider is for just that purpose. Disregard the 0 setting and use the illuminated strobe marks on the platter to adjust to nominal speed. When they appear to be motionless you are there. The control on the 1210 may be a knob but the same principles apply.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technics_SL-1200

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Are you sure you have a Technics SL1200MK2 Direct Drive Turntable? If so, then there is a major problem with the drive system. This can only be diagnosed and repaired by a qualified technician.

If your turntable is not the Techics SL1200MK2, and you have no idea what turntable you have, look at the model's label, if it says BELT DRIVE - this is the reason why it drags to pick up speed. If it says DIRECT DRIVE, then take it to a service center for repair.

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I have a 1200 technic turntable mk2


some times static charge fomr your hands or other things make this happen...don't touch the pole in the middle while speeding it up or slowing it down...if you mixing tracks...either shove the record or touch the edge of the platter...touching the pole send statis from your hands down the pole to the motor and it just takes off...I have been djing for ten years and in the begining it happend to me...

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need to know if it powers up. Does it try to spin, do you hear it trying to spin? More than likely the on/off switch went bad. No, I am not referring to the ON/OFF knob. THere is a switch this engages when turned. The part is S601. You might also want to replace the Start/Stop switch as well. If neither work, then the issue is on the main PC board, and probably IC101, or IC201 with the problem. At this stage, you will have to have a service tech look at your unit.

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