Friday, September 02, 2016

Numark TT1600 Turntable – Disassembling procedure - How to replace the Tone Arm – Audio system repair and service

Category: Audio System Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the case
  • How to remove the wiring 
  • How to remove the tone arm

Numark TT1600

Flip over the turntable and remove the 9 screws on the outer edges.
Remove the back cover by pulling it apart.
Remove the clip located on the backside of the audio jack housing by gently pulling it out.
There will be some resistance but continue to pull gently.
The clip is located right underneath the audio jacks.
Remove the screw that connects the black wire of the tone arm to the base of the audio jack housing.
Gently pull the wire that you just unscrewed to release it from the clip.
Remove the two screws connecting the circuit board to the tone arm.
Remove the two remaining screws connecting the tone arm to the device.
Flip the turntable back over to the top side.
Remove the counter weight located at the back of the tone arm.
Push out the pin keeping the tone arm in place using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
Once you have pushed the pin out with the screwdriver, pull the rest of it out using your hand.
Pick up the tone arm and point the back end of it towards its base.
Push the back end of the tone arm into the hole.
Flip the turntable over and pull the tone arm all the way through the hole.