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Hi I have a problem with a 1200 mk2 turntable. The issue is that I do not any bass on the right channel, the signal is strong and I have changed the rca jacks I switched them to my mixer and the problem moves with the change. That is when I put the right lead in the left cahnnel the issue moves to the left channel. I have also replaced the head shell and cartridge with a new needle and still have the same problem. I am not sure that it is the tone arm, since I have a good signal, coule it be a pcb issue? Thanks in advance. Andrew

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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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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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Plastic top for technics 1200 mk2 turntable


Hi, What do you mean by this pls, you need a new top or how do you fix a broken one?

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No sound from one channel


hi!change your rca connector..first..ok 

Jun 07, 2009 | Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable

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Sl 1200 mk2 no sound comming out new needle


Hi,

It sounds like the rca (phono) leads also check your cartridge.

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Dec 16, 2008 | Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable

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I have a technics 1200 mk2 turntable. It turns on properly, and appears to work, but when I place the needle on the record, I get nothing through the speakers. I don't know if the connection is being...


Turntable signal problems are difficult to locate because of the extremely low signal levels. Are you sure that you have the output of the turntable connected to a Phono input? If connected to a standard AUX or Tape input, you won't hear anything. Check for signal by turning on the unit and touching lightly the needle. You should hear a scratching sound. If not, start with a new needle.

Keep us posted.
Dan

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