Good idea, Steph, but it didn't seem to make much difference either way.sjg wrote:A few other notes on setup to decrease hum --1-have you tried flipping the plug to see if one orientation is quieter than the other?
The TT is in the same place as before, in a closet and not near TV or anything that would cause interference that I know of.sjg wrote:If you have moved the turntable the electromagenetic fields may be different -- espeically if the tt is closer to an amp or tv etc.
I posted a final photo in this thread:sjg wrote:would love to see a pix of the finished product!
https://www.vinylengine.com/turntable_f ... c&start=17
Let me know what you think.
I don't think any of these are the case except possibly a new belt is in order. It actually will start on its own now (i just tested it), but about 1/3 of the time, it tries to go the wrong way. If you tried nudging your platter on start-up, you would probably find there would be no need to move your White Album! :wink:gkimeng wrote:But the platter refusing to turn at all is usually a sign that your belt tension is wrong, the platter bearing needs some oil or loosening up or that the unobtainium thrust disc at the bottom of the bearing well has disintegrated or is missing.