01Removing the stylus(needle)
NOTE: If not done correctly, separating the STYLUS from the ceramic CARTRIDGE can cause damage to the CARTRIDGE. If needed, please seek assistance from an experienced individual.
(1) Lock the TONEARM (2) on the TONEARM REST (3) to the left (4) by pushing the TONEARM LOCK
Remove the white protective Stylus Cover (if necessary).
Hold the bottom of the CARTRIDGE (14) with your thumb & index nger as shown below in Fig. 3a. With your other thumb carefully push down on the top edge of the Red Stylus Assembly (Red piece includes the needle) until the Stylus Assembly separates from the CARTRIDGE (14) as shown in Fig 3b.
Carefully remove the entire Stylus Assembly from the Cartridge by pulling the Stylus Assembly away from the CARTRIDGE (14) (FIG 4a).
02Installing the new stylus(needle)
NOTE: Do not directly touch the STYLUS (NEEDLE) (15) during installation, or you may cause permanent damage to the STYLUS (15).
Hold the front tip of the Stylus Assembly with your thumb and index fiOngers and insert the rear edge of the Stylus Assembly on the CARTRIDGE (14) as shown in Fig 5a.
While applying gentle pressure on the top of the TONEARM (2) with your index finger,carefully push the Stylus Assembly upwards until you hear a click and the Stylus Assembly locks into place (Fig 6a).
The new STYLUS (15) is now ready to use.
A CORRECTLY POSITIONED STYLUS
•Under normal use a STYLUS (15) should last for about 50-60 hours of record play.It is recommended the STYLUS (15) be replaced as soon as you notice a deterioration of the sound quality.
•Use of a worn out STYLUS (15) may damage records.
•Playing 78 RPM records will cause the STYLUS (15) to wear out much faster than 33 or 45 RPM records.
How to handle when your turntable not ok as below question.
MUSIC SOUNDS TOO SLOW OR TOO FAST
Check to confirm the SPEED CONTROL SWITCH (7) is correctly set for the record being played (33 , 45, or 78 RPM).
RECORDS KEEP SKIPPING
• Carefully look at the surface of the record under a strong light to see if there are any signficant scratches or other damage to the record which will cause it to skip.
• Make sure the turntable is on flat at level surface.
• Choose a different record after examining it to be sure the record is clean to see if you’re get the same result.
• Check to make sure the STYLUS is in the correct middle position.
• Make sure the white protective Stylus Cover has been removed from the cartridge.
• Increase the volume by turning the POWERNVOLUME KNOB clockwise as it may be set too low.
• ConDfirming there is nothing plugged into the 3.5mm HEADPHONE JACK on the rear of the player.
• Check the position of the STYLUS to insure it has not shifted out of its proper middle position.
• Make sure the AC or DC power adapter is securely connected.
• Make sure the electrical outlet is working by plugging in another device.