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Preparing and packing a turntable for shipment

Preparing a turntable for transport.  So many customers have come to us with turntables that were damaged in shipping.  Often destroyed, or at least too expensive to restore.  It’s a shame, and not that hard to avoid. Original owners have hopefully saved the box.  If not, the turntable should be double boxed, and/or suspended in hard foam.  Most importantly, the… Read more →

Changing a turntable belt

Changing a turntable drive belt is actually pretty simple for most belt drive turntables.  The belts often last ten years or more, but then begin to slip, and will eventually fall off.  Some owners assume the turntable has died, and then proceed to dispose of it.  This video illustrates the process. Read more →

How to setup your turntable’s tonearm

Setting the stylus tracking force on a turntable is understandably mysterious to many owners.  Incorrect tracking force can cause problems ranging from poor sound quality, skipping, and potentially significant record damage.  The process is different for some turntables, but the basic process is the same for most. Read more →