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I have a Technics SL-B350 turntable.... my tone are is

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I have a Technics SL-B350 turntable.... my tone are is skipping on the record how do I adjust it?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
email is good
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What is happening is the tone arm will start skipping on my record.... never dont that before...so how can I keep it from skipping on the records?
Expert:  electronicsguy replied 9 months ago.

Hi Welcome to just answer,

I would like to get more information about the problem. When was the last time the system worked? How long have you owned this.

Have you ever bump the arm?

Have you ever changed the stylus?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Once to time original owner. I just started using a after a year the stylus is about two years old fairly new never bumped the arm
Expert:  electronicsguy replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I would suggest adjusting the arm counter weight. This is tricky but small adjustments can clear the problem. This is located on the opposite end of the stylus and is round and sometimes it is locked.

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