A Question on Technics 1210/1200s

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  1. DJ Lordward

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    at all the clubs iv played at iv found that on technics 1200/1210s i have 2 play records rite at the top of the pitch range (at +8%) wich stil aint that fast! any1 know why? is it like this on all technics??
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    thats well fast man, yes its the same case with all technics. just play slower man. have some more room for slow tunes..
     
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    yeh sumtimes i find i end up havin 2 slow down the other tune cos i have the pitch rite near +8 & need it 2 go faster but it wont grrrr. technics r proper weird!

    are they set 2 be a set amount slower than other decks?
     
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    u can convert them to +/- 16%! but its well difficult to lock the pitch


    vestax pdx2000's = the way forward
     
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    slower tunes,lesser records :lol:
     
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    hehe,.....quicker ya play em, more tunes ya can play in a set :)
     
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    well if u can mix fast enuff,u wouldnt have to play em fast [jokes] :rofl:
     
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    so does any1 know if technics are a set amount slower than other decks??
    it would help me wen playin out, cos if i play tunes at about 3% on technics like i do on my decks at home the set will b well slow lol
     
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    yer man i think they are definatly slower bro. :teeth:
     
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    I thought platters are timed at 33rpm and 45rpm, look at the platter it has dots on it, when a line looks like it aint moving it corresponds to a set speed which is listed on the deck. So you can find out quite easily by setting each table to exactly 45rpm and seeing what the difference in pitch is.
     
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    yeh thats tru andydextruss. il av 2 chek that out nxt time im on techincs!
    bein the industry standard u think theyd make 0% the correct speed 2 play records at but its real slow lol
     
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    Also theres Quartz Lock which means theres 2 0% pitch settings, some1 explained on DOA, I'll try and find it.
     
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    Most new decks got +/- 10, whereas Technics got the gud ol' +/- 8.
     
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    yeh my dex have got +/-10 but i only use upto about +6 at most (for some real slow tunes). but on Technics im right at the top of the +8!