Do it Yourself Record Turntable Repair & Adjustment?

Answer Several problems can occur after longtime use of a record player turntable. Most are easy to diagnose and fix. To help you identify problems you probably can repair, here are tips.

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How to Repair Turntable?

To repair a turntable, first troubleshoot according to the manufacturer's manual. A common problem is that the toe arm is damaged and needs to be replaced.