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Old 3rd January 2012, 07:33 AM   #31
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Thanks that is a HUGE amount of info :-)

The motor is not spinning! But when i plug the unit in and turn it on i do get an orange light which is most visible with the top plate removed.

The motor spindle and the turntable section all spin freely and the rod from the table is still covered in lube if i remove it entirely.

So im assuming that there is something wrong with the control section of the table. I will investigate today and post some pics :-)

thanks again
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Old 4th January 2012, 06:29 PM   #32
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Ok photos to follow shortly but this is an update.

Apparently the cone needs replacing? What is this? Could a 3a fuse be too small for the plug?
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Old 4th January 2012, 06:35 PM   #33
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Old 4th January 2012, 07:00 PM   #34
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Mine is indeed a TD126 Mk II. Five/six ... who cares! I'm the original owner and I've had it so long that I had forgotten what it is called.



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That's the TD126 or the TD145, not the TD125. The 125 is fully manual.

The electronics on the 125 / 125MKII are essential to the turntable. Nothing to be bypassed.
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Ok photos to follow shortly but this is an update.

Apparently the cone needs replacing? What is this? Could a 3a fuse be too small for the plug?
The 3A fuse is plenty large enough and provides redundant protection in the event of a short somewhere after the plug and before the internal fuse..

What cone (?) are you referring to?
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Old 5th January 2012, 07:22 AM   #36
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Ok. Im not too sure, i previous owner mentioned that when you turn it on something is meant to rise a little. This was the cone he was referring to?? He could be wrong though im guessing.
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Ok. Im not too sure, i previous owner mentioned that when you turn it on something is meant to rise a little. This was the cone he was referring to?? He could be wrong though im guessing.
I have no clue what he was referring to..
When the motor is running the shaft may rise slightly due to the magnetic field inside the motor, but this is certainly less than 1mm and is largely irrelevant except to the mech E who designed the drive.

You will need to trouble shoot the various sections of the drive electronics or find someone who can help you.
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Old 6th January 2012, 05:04 PM   #38
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i think i will need to find someone to assist me then. I cant find any obvious problems.
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Old 8th January 2012, 09:42 PM   #39
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Default I reckon its the transistors

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go here
TD125 MKII circuitry
Have a look at the parts list in .xls format.
I have had a 125 for many years and it stopped working twice.. it was the transistors (T1 to T4) I replaced them and the unit fired up. They are not expensive.
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