I found the following page:
Sounds like the power supply may need attention. Always a good place to
Also, if you can open up the 1200, a visual inspection may reveal a
loose/broken connection, a burned out component, or excessive dust or dirt
in the mechanism.
The fixya.com page also links to a listing of repair HOWTOs:
<http://www.technicsdjuk.com/repair>, and 1200 Service manuals in PDF:
On 28 Jan 2011 at 22:03, [log in to unmask] wrote:
> Although I've never opened mine up, I don't think there is so much in
> the thing besides an IC that might fail. Could it be a firmware issue?
> Did you have an electrical storm recently?
> joe salerno
> On 1/28/2011 1:33 PM, Martin Fisher wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > Can't remember if this has been discussed before. I've got one of
> > those Diapason modified turntables that recently developed a
> > problem. The platter just shifts directions instead of rotating.
> > At first the speed went random and now it looks like a bird turning >
> its head. Any ideas?
> > Martin