Question about Technics SL-1210 Turntable
The target light shorted out my technics 1210,i replaced the q1,q2 & q3 and also the d3 and it seems that there is now power going through the turntable,but the strobe light,pitch adjuster light and also the platter will not work.I'm just wondering if anyone as any ideas on what the problem is?
How do you know theres power to the unit if theirs no strobe light pitch adjuster light & the platter doesn't spin?
the power comes in & to the transformer first,then through the strobe switch, the transformer is what blows when you short the target light out.....i've seen this many a time when people try & change the target lights to blue neon.
Posted on Mar 07, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1210 mk 2 strangeness
Check that your voltage settings are set correctly. This is located underneath your turntable platter. If you remove the slipmat, you will see 2 holes on the metal platter. Rotate the platter till you see the voltage switch, located @ the 9'o'clock position. Make sure it's set to your correct settings (N.America = 115V / Euro = 220V). If not, you will need a flat head screw driver to switch it. Before you switch it, make sure your unit is off and unplugged. After you swich it, it should be ok.
If your still having issues with the speed and the pop-up light, then there is something seriously wrong, and will need to be checked by a technician. Sometimes a resistor or IC will go bad, causing the speed issue, but for the pop-up light - that's usually faulty wiring generally caused by an incorrect replacement.
Did you buy this new or used? Have you had this serviced recently?
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Posted on Dec 01, 2007
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