Disassembling The Teac DC-D2831

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This guide will demonstrate how to disassemble the Teac DC-D2831. This will allow you to identify issues and begin to repair the device.

  • Author: Jake Hamilton
  • Time required: 15 - 30 minutes.
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This will walk you through the steps necessary to access crucial parts inside the player, to make adjustments or repairs. Electronics are delicate, so be sure to take caution when making modifications and during reassembly. Needlenose pliers are a must for removing the snap ring!

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Edit Step 1 Record Player  ¶ 

  • Make sure the device is turned off and unplugged. This will eliminate the danger of getting electrocuted while repairing the device.

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  • Lift the lid to get to the turntable.

  • Using the appropriate tools (needle-nose pliers, tweezers, screwdriver, etc.), remove the snap ring from the center of the turntable. The snap-ring is the small metal ring around the axel of the turntable.

  • The snap-ring is hard to remove so be patient and don't be afraid to use some force.

  • Feel free to use whatever tool(s) that will remove the snap-ring. The above list of tools are just a suggestions.

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  • Once the snap ring is removed, gently lift the turntable from the rest of the device.

  • If the device has a faulty belt, see the belt repair guide here: Belt Repair Guide

  • If it does not, continue with the disassembly.

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  • Remove the screws on the side of the device using a Phillips 2 screwdriver.

  • When removing the screws, take note of which screws go where.

  • 27.0mm

  • 19.8mm

  • 15.9mm

  • 12.0mm

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  • Lift the base that the turntable was resting on from the rest of the device.

  • Remove the base slowly so to not sever the connection with the wire attached from the base to the circuit board.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Teac DC-D2831 device page.

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