Other Turntable Repairs

Hacker record player 'Gondolier'

Hacker Garrard Record Player

The motor had seized and needed dismantling, the kick mechanism pivot that operates the arm movement had also seized. Worked okay after cleaning and lubrication.

HiFi News & Record Review, PSU for turntable

HiFi News PSU

Capacitor bubbling 22 µF 450V, 2 others 4.7 µF 250V suspect, o\p varying around 130-150 va\c (uses TIP50 transistors to supply motor). Crystal frequency control.