You can now back up your vinyl onto your computer. Turntables are either belt … Have just got hold of a lovely Thorens TD 280 mk 2 turntable- lovely sound from those dusted-... Jul 24, 2005 Belt slipping? One person found this helpful. Fits THORENS Record Player Turntable Belt TD160, TD160 Super TD166 - THATS AUDIO. Static electricity attracts dust to the record surface so you’ll want to take measures to reduce or eliminate it. Let everything dry for several minutes. use a damp clothe, lint-free; when the belt is worn out, it needs to be replaced. Itâs best to get advice from the manufacturer on this. A worn belt can cause pulley slippage – so either turn it inside out for a fresh surface or try abraiding the surface lightly with 240grit sand paper or order a replacement belt. How do you manage that? At no time should your fingers or your palm touch either surface of the disk. Motors for turntable have a need of two or more different speeds. Next 10. . This site has gained an award from the Stagelink Online Directory resource. However, don’t worry turntable belt replacement is possible even easy. BELT DRIVEN: The motor is normally connected to a belt, through which it drives the actual turntable. If you are overly concerned about the tightness, call the manufacturers and inform them of your situation. Custom padded cover for Acoustic Research ETL-1 turntable. Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by nelamvr6, Jul 15, 2007. Turntable Basics has a wide selection of belts available, and we can almost always provide a suitable replacement belt based on your measurements of the original belt, or the belt's path on the turntable. It took longer to get up to speed than the new one, so I assumed wasnât going to last. These had certain limitations. You just landed to the heaven of custom amp, cab, keyboards, speakers and gear covers! The truth is, however, isolation is imperative for all aspects of your hi-fi system – particularly your turntable. Lift the Platter straight up off the Spindle. The drive belt will be attached to either the bottom end of the platter or on the pulley located at the base of the turntable. Was this helpful to you? As suggested above, I replaced the capacitor - the old one was badly cracked. Warming up doesn't make it any faster. *** Have noticed the pitch adj (wheel) doesn't hold the speed constant. Video: Home Theater Fanatics SVS Prime Wireless SoundBase. Lift up the Dust Cover and remove it from the turntable Base. Use a separate paper towel, to also clean the belt. I needed a turntable belt as the original was slipping,the belt supplied is original equipment .The service from Analogue Seduction was faultless and I will use them again without hesitation. That’s the only cleaning I ever do or ever need to do, and I never use any fluids on my records. On first consideration, it’s easy to dismiss turntable isolation as a dull and expensive pursuit reserved only for the most pernickety of audiophile enthusiasts. - Padded 10mm â¦ Use an anti static gun or an anti static brush on your disk before each play, while it is sitting on the spinning platter. Slip the Belt around the underside of the Platter. If was belt slipping for say, 1 sec, don't think the platter could slow down, then get back to "normal" speed that quickly. I dont like these common-or-garden units [rpm] but they are way more handy than Hertz for this case. To measure the old belt, place it flat on a table and use a paperclip to mark your starting point. Turntable Belt Replacement Step 1: Check your Model. Strange. TT-3 TURNTABLE FLAT BELT. So how does it sound? If you can do this in your sleep, move on, but if you can’t, go find a disk you don’t care about and practice this maneuver until you have it down pat. Other options New and used from $273.51. 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