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Strobe light goes off as my technics sl 1200 warms up.Why

It doesn't loose speed and everything is ok but the light goes off.I rubbed my hand on to it and it comes on but a while after it disappears again.When you switch it off for a while and then back on the process repeats ,it's on for a while and it goes off after two three songs.Why?

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Poor connection underside of wiring.

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SOURCE: Technics 1210 pop up light?

Maybe you should try putting a smaller (in Watts) lamp in the pop light...

Posted on Nov 13, 2007

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SOURCE: TECHNICS SL-B280 DUST COVER W/ HINGES

All parts are discontinued for this model. The SL1200MK2 dust cover will not fit this turntable. You can actually have a dust cover made rather simply and cheaply (depending on where you live). Just take the dimensions to a PLEXIGLASS or even a GLASS shop. You can even purchase the Plexiglass yourself, cut it, and glue it together. I would suggest getting it professionally done. You can use any high impact plexiglass. Get something that is resistant to scratches and discoloring.

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Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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SOURCE: technics 1200sl pitch control

There seems to be 2 issues with this unit. Usually when the platter speeds up very quickly, one of the IC (integrated circuits) are faulty and needs to be replaced. However, I've never seen the 33/45 lights come on in addition. So, perhaps the issue started with faulty 33/45 switches, and it then caused a short to one of the IC's.

This will have to be professionally serviced, as it is not an easy fix. There are various circuits on the main board which control the drive, so it's a matter of diagnosing which is the culprit. The 33/45 switches will also need to be tested/replaced.

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Posted on Apr 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Technics SL-1200MK2 Turntable i need to replace the on off switch on a mk2 technics 1200 any

The part is located HERE - but you will have to take apart your turntable from the bottom in order to replace it. It's not very hard, but if your not mechanically inclined, I would not suggest doing it, as you could cause more damage.

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Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Technics SL-L3 turntable no sound until warm up

either the cartridge is bad in the phonograph tone arm.  Or the pre-amp in the stereo is bad...remember that the turntable is the only accessory that uses the pre-amp input on the stereo.  I'm betting the pre-amp is bad.

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

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Your problem Is more than likely one of two easy to fix things. First we'll try the easiest. that would be reset the centerpoint of your pitch controll. All you need is a Phillips screwdriver and a little time and this picture: Apparently the picture is too blurry to read so let me give you the link: http://www.deckdoctor.com.au/TECHNIC%20SL1200%20PCB.pdf
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My technics 1200 hums when connected to the amp even when the power cord is disconnected.


Is the ground wire from the deck connected to the mixer?.

If everything is connected ok then the ground wire or phono cord could be faulty - look here for replacements :-
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/methleykev

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You could be getting acoustic feedback from the speakers to the TT's. Lower the volume or somehow isolate them from room sounds and vibrations.

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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/TECHNICS-POWER-KNOB-SL1200-SL1210-MK2-GENUINE-NEW-PART-/300442767389?cmd=ViewItem&pt=UK_AudioTVElectronics_HomeAudioHiFi_Turntables&hash=item45f3c8d01d

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When i turn on my technic 1200 turntable it the lights flicker and looses audio sometimes


Hi, i doubt the 2 are related as the T 1200 doesnt have a preamp, only speed control.

Maybe try checking to if there are any loose ground wires in the turntable (ONLY if you are comfortable to open)

Other than that it the sound issue might be either on the head, or on the phono outs not connecting properly.

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

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