Tag Archives: Denon DP-1200

Denon DP-1200 Turntable Motor Service

By popular demand, I’ve decided to write some articles about servicing direct-drive turntable motors. Having recently overhauled a Denon DP-1200, this seemed like a great motor to start with.

The Denon DP-1200 is a direct-drive classic, loved by thousands around the globe. Consider this a workhorse deck, solid, well-made, reliable, with great sound.… Read more

Repairing a Denon DP-1200 Turntable with Speed Issues

Hi vinyl lovers, I recently serviced and repaired yet another Denon DP-1200 direct-drive turntable with speed control issues.

This particular Denon DP-1200 was cosmetically good, but would not hold the correct speed. The fine speed adjustment control was also very ‘touchy’ and the platter speed would vary wildly when it was used.… Read more