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ChrisNC
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'Table Problem

I've been listening to some records last night and suddenly the everything I play has a lot of static and is skipping a bunch (like on a scratched CD).

I have check all the connections and ground wire. How do I fix this?

Thanks all,
Chris

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Re: 'Table Problem

You may want to check your tracking force and anti-skate settings. I am fearful you may have lost your diamond? tip, elliptical or otherwise. You will need either a microscope or a higher magnification glass to be sure.

If you have school age children head off to their science lab and check out your stylus. You could also ckeck out your local audio dealer who specializes in vinyl as he might be a great help.

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Re: 'Table Problem

That sounds distinctly like needle meltdown. Don't play anything else until a dealer or knowledgable friend checks it out.

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Re: 'Table Problem

I concur.

This only happens with your LP's, correct?

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Yeah, its the stylus. I thought it may have been but i wanted to be sure. Thanks for the help. Now I have an excuse to upgrade the cartridge:)

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Yeah, its the stylus. I thought it may have been but i wanted to be sure. Thanks for the help. Now I have an excuse to upgrade the cartridge:)

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