Thanks so much for the Owner's manual for my Sony PS - FL1. I had purchased the turntable off of eBay. It came in and looked great. Packed well and appeared to be great. I balanced and aligned the tone are and hooked it up. When trying to play a record the tone are would move to the right place and just before it would drop to play it moved back off the edge of the record before touching down. I searched the net for an answer to this issue. No luck. Then I purchased the owners manual and sure enough there was a place to adjust where the stylus touched down. That adjustment solved the problem and saved me a $35 feet to have the player checked out. The manual is well written and easy to understand. It is a must have for anyone with this front loading Sony turntable.
Some years back I pruchased a Sansui G-9000. I had it cleaned up and a problem with the left channel repaired. When I got it back I hooked it up to my tape decks, turn tables, TV and it played great. The only thing I was not really satisfied with was the performance of my Graphic Equalizer. I purchased this owner's manual had poured myself a cup of coffee. The manual is well organized and written in plain language. It also contained the solution to my dissatisfaction. By using the preamp connections coupled I was able to run everything through my graphic equalizer and now enjoy the full potential of my complete system.
An excellent service for the price, however, it would also have been handy if the troubleshooter pages were included. The manual is only sent in the language of your country, thus it looks as though there are some pages missing. Otherwise highly recommended.
Text excerpt from page 8 (click to view)
Before connection to the mains supply ensure that the mains voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate inside the hood. Before carrying out any kind of maintenance or cleaning, disconnect the hood from the mains supply.
Fitting the decor panel
To fit the decor panel onto the hood will require the removal of the complete facia panel from the hood. Pull the panel out into the operating position, press down on the release catch located behind the door on the left side of the casing to allow the facia panel to be removed. The decor panel should be fitted in accordance with the template instructions using the 8 n. 3,9 x 13 mm dia. screws supplied. Replace the facia panel ensuring that it is seated correctly into the two side guides. Act on the two V screws placed inside the heads dor adjusting the vapor shield sliding (see drawing n. 7).
Fixing side panels
To fit to the wooden side panels drill the side panels in accordance with the template instructions supplied. Remove the facia panel and grille. Secure the hood to the side panels with the 8 n. 3,5 x 16 mm dia. screws supplied, through the holes in the sides of the casing into the holes pre-drilled in the wooden side panels (see drawing n. 8).
Use the paper template provided to mark the hole position on the wall for the bracket fixing screws. Two brackets and four screws with rawl plugs are supplied. The brackets should be fixed with the round end to the bottom. Access to the wall levelling screws is from above the hood. These are located in two extension arms at either side of the hood which fit over the wall brackets to support the hood. By loosening the screws at the front of each extension arm the hood can be aligned at the correct distance from the wall with the front of the adjoining wall cabinets. By rotating the screw at the rear of each extension arm clockwise the hood can be lowered. Adjustement in an anti-clockwise direction raises the hood, to ensure perfect alignement with wall cabinets (see drawing n. 9-10). GB 11