Tag Archives: Dual 601

Dual 601 Belt-Drive Turntable Repair

The classic Dual 601 turntable is not as well-known as contemporaries by Thorens and Rega, but they are a great turntable.

This Dual 601 had a very common problem, whereby the tone-arm would not return properly at the end of a record. Automatic decks such as the 601 typically have complex mechanisms to return the tonearm to its resting point.… Read more

Dual 601 Belt-Drive Turntable Service

I’ve just had a classic Dual 601 belt-drive turntable on my bench, in for a major service and it’s almost as good as new.

This particular Dual 601 needed recommissioning after an extended period of more than ten years in storage. The automatic tonearm functions were not working correctly and the deck needed a comprehensive grease and lube, plus proper tonearm setup.… Read more