SL-1500C

GENERAL QUESTIONS

No power.

  • Is the AC mains lead plugged in? Plug the mains lead in firmly.

There is power but no sound, sound is weak or abnormal, loud and with distorted sound quality.

  • Are device connections and PHONO or external output terminal connections correct?
    Connect the PHONO output terminals with the amplifier’s PHONO input terminals.
    Connect the external output terminals to the amplifier’s external input terminals.
  • Are both PHONO output terminal and external output terminal simultaneously connected to the device?
    Connect one or the other.
  • Is the external output switch correctly set?
    When connecting the external output terminals, set the external output switch to "ON".

Left and right sounds are reversed.

  • Are the stereo connection cable connections to the amplifier or receiver reversed?
    Double check all connections.
  • Are connections of the head shell's lead wires to the cartridge terminals correct?
    Double check all connections.

Low, continuous sound (humming or buzzing sound), noise or popping sound is heard during play.

  • Are there other appliances or their AC mains lead near the stereo connection cable?
    Separate the appliances and their AC mains lead from this unit.
  • Is the earth lead connected?
    When connecting the PHONO output terminals, correctly connect the PHONO earth lead.
  • Are both PHONO output terminal and external output terminals simultaneously connected to the device?
    Connect one or the other.
  • When connecting to the PHONO output terminal, set the external output switch to "OFF".

The indicator on the speed select button [33] or [45] blinks.

  • Perform the following operations when the indicator on the speed select button [33] or [45] blinks.
    The symptom may be improved.
  1. Press [ ] to OFF.
  2. Pull out the power plug, wait for three seconds or more, and then insert the plug again.
  3. Press [ ] to turn the unit on and press [START-STOP] to rotate the turntable.
  • If the indicator on the speed select button blinks again, check which one is blinking and contact our service representative.

While playing record, the turntable revolves with a gently wavy motion.

  • Remove the turntable and clean the centre spindle, and then fit the turntable again. It might be improved.

The auto lift up function does not work.

  • Is the auto lift up switch turned off?
    Turn on SW.
  • Depending on the record, it may take time.
    Wait for about one minute.
  • Some records may not be detected.
    If in case of innermost groove of the record is outside of the detectable area or eccentric record, it may not be detected.