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,…

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Repairing a Denon DP-1200 Turntable With Speed Issues

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

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