- Technics 1200/1210 Turntable Service and Repair Sydney
Technics 1200/1210 Turntable Service and Repair Sydney
Our techs have had over a total of 10 years of experience servicing and repairing Technics turntables. They are very passionate with turntables in general and are meticulous with their methods, based on experiences built up over years and are strict to Technics service manual standards.
Pricing starts at $150 for a service per turntable. $300 for a pair.
A $80 non-refundable deposit is taken from the service fee to inspect the unit as our techs will open diagnose the unit , this will include things like strange speed wobbles on pitch, tone arm replacement, cleaning, damages etc.
They will assess any extra work to be done and spare parts in addition to the service, we will then contact you if this is the case.
- Testing all functions on the unit such as tone arm bearing, tone arm contact points, lamp, anti-skate, tone arm cueing lever, 33rpm and 45 rpm buttons. This also includes detailed testing such as transistors and IC's on board.
- Replacing where necessary RCA cables, Lamp lights, earth lead and grounding hook.
- In addition we will reflow new solder where necessary, calibrate the pitch, lubricate the centre spindle, cables and pivot the tone arm bearings.For extra detail servicing, modifications and cleaning this is an additional costs depending on what needs to be done. Repairs are an additional $100 per hour and the cost of the spare part, if we can't repair this in the initial hour or service this will be applied. We can remove clicks and reconditions faders for $70, clean platters which are very handy to use as a guide to see if there are issues with your pitch or polish your turntable lid to look crystal clear.
We do not internally ground units due to safety reasons.
DJ equipment especially 20 year old Technics Turntables are just like cars, the more you look after them (servicing, repairs) the longer they will last, most of the time. Things like dust, fluff, corrosion from drinks or water build up overtime and need to addressed straight away.
If you would like your Technics turntable serviced or repaired please get in contact. We primarily only take on Technics 1200 models primarily used for DJING as an industry grade, if you have another brand or model please advise. Please call us on 1300 BUZZ HIRE or contact us via email.
Here are some useful links:
Buying secondhand turntables - https://thevinylfactory.com/features/guide-buying-second-hand-technics-sl-1200-turntables/
Guide to troubleshooting turntable - https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/3162