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  Topic: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 5
Views: 670

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:30 am   Subject: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
I have 2 questions about my Sears player.

Has anyone ever replaced either of its belts? I took the cover off my player and inspected both belts. Both looked fine. I then tried pressing on both ...
  Topic: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
dumbchemist

Replies: 8
Views: 136

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:00 pm   Subject: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
Dang. You caught me. What can I say?

(Any source of CED info is a small gold mine to me.)

(I bought the SJT-090 to SJT-300 service manual [Jan 2016] and paid for its scanning. I then sen ...
  Topic: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
dumbchemist

Replies: 8
Views: 136

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:29 am   Subject: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
There is a CED forum on LDDB; but, it does not get much use.

Here is the URL for the CED forum:

http://forum.lddb.com/viewforum.php?f=16&sid=3f204d87273d8cf771b2de6e6e0150e2
  Topic: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 5
Views: 670

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:31 pm   Subject: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
I have 2 questions about my Sears player.

Has anyone ever replaced either of its belts? I took the cover off my player and inspected both belts. Both looked fine. I then tried pressing on both ...
  Topic: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
dumbchemist

Replies: 8
Views: 136

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:20 am   Subject: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
There is also a service manual PDF for the SJT-400 player at the same URL.
  Topic: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
dumbchemist

Replies: 8
Views: 136

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:07 pm   Subject: HERE'S your service manual for the SJT x00 and 01 models!
Save your $30.

Here is the PDF for it:

http://manuals.lddb.com/CED_Players/

Unless you want to spend $30 for the original paper, you can. It is all right with me.
  Topic: Help with an Hitachi AVC08U.
dumbchemist

Replies: 15
Views: 3739

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:42 am   Subject: Help with an Hitachi AVC08U.
The remote from remote barn has no effect on the AVC from 2011. At this point, I am running out of options. The paperwork that came with the remote says that the remote is a direct replacement for t ...
  Topic: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
dumbchemist

Replies: 17
Views: 3189

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:05 pm   Subject: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
Tony just posted a video on repairing a Sears player the other day that might guide you, he posted the link here in the last day. I think it may well help you in general because he also had no real ma ...
  Topic: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 5
Views: 670

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:02 pm   Subject: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
Thank you.

What I did is mark the cover above the jacks with an R above the middle jack and L above the right hand jack. Unless I erase the markings, the player will be fine for audio output now. ...
  Topic: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
dumbchemist

Replies: 17
Views: 3189

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:36 am   Subject: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
Tony just posted a video on repairing a Sears player the other day that might guide you, he posted the link here in the last day. I think it may well help you in general because he also had no real ma ...
  Topic: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 5
Views: 670

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:27 pm   Subject: Need help with s Sears 934.54810350 player.
I have a Sears 934.54810350 player that I need some help with. On the back of the player are 3 RCA jacks. One is labeled Video which is no problem. The other 2 jacks are for Audio and they are the ...
  Topic: Resurrection of a VIP1000 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 6
Views: 1483

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:39 am   Subject: Resurrection of a VIP1000 player.
Yippee!!!! Would you believe that I found a screw for mounting the STA300 in amongst a collection of spare screws? I attached the adapter to the side on my Sears 934-54780150 player. I think that I ...
  Topic: Player belt longevity.
dumbchemist

Replies: 1
Views: 609

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:20 am   Subject: Player belt longevity.
An update:

I decided to work on the Sears player that I referenced above. I opened up the player and observed both belts in action. The arm drive belt seemed to be working except that the arm was ...
  Topic: Player belt longevity.
dumbchemist

Replies: 1
Views: 609

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:03 am   Subject: Player belt longevity.
I was wondering if anyone has kept records as to how long the modern day player belts last inside a player. I have started placing labels on my players noting any maintenance done so as to monitor be ...
  Topic: The woes of a player shipped...
dumbchemist

Replies: 30
Views: 6866

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:23 am   Subject: The woes of a player shipped...
Ammonia is water based so it could not damage any plastic parts. The only problem is the smell. If you can stand the smell, ammonia is a possible goo cleaner.

Nail polish remover is mostly aceton ...
  Topic: Resurrection of a second VIP1000 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 1
Views: 1111

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:24 am   Subject: Resurrection of a second VIP1000 player.
I tested the audio and video on this player and they work well. Since I have no history for the stylus, the PQ is good to fair.. The SQ is good. I do have a stylus that was graded by CEDdata.com a ...
  Topic: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
dumbchemist

Replies: 17
Views: 3189

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:51 am   Subject: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
I am currently working on a second Hitachi VIP1000. I noticed a difference between the CED-1 and the VIP1000 in the worm gears. The CED-1 has a worm gear that is black (possibly plastic) and the gea ...
  Topic: This player is a bit too expensive.
dumbchemist

Replies: 3
Views: 1647

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:32 am   Subject: This player is a bit too expensive.
This player was removed from E-bay. It is no longer posted.
  Topic: Resurrection of a second VIP1000 player.
dumbchemist

Replies: 1
Views: 1111

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:33 pm   Subject: Resurrection of a second VIP1000 player.
Yesterday, I got a Fedex shipment of a second Hitachi VIP1000. I opened the box today and found a player surrounded by 3 layers of bubble wrap. I unwrapped the player and put it on my workbench. I wen ...
  Topic: The woes of a player shipped...
dumbchemist

Replies: 30
Views: 6866

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: The woes of a player shipped...
Yesterday, I got a Fedex shipment of a second Hitachi VIP1000. I opened the box today and found a player surrounded by 3 layers of bubble wrap. I unwrapped the player and put on my workbench. I wen ...
  Topic: The woes of a player shipped...
dumbchemist

Replies: 30
Views: 6866

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: The woes of a player shipped...
yes, the transit screw is really long and very fine threaded. i have it somewhere. ill try to find it for you and let you know what it is

Tbanks.

I plan on buying a few and keep them with my oth ...
  Topic: Skt 400 problem
dumbchemist

Replies: 5
Views: 1519

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:57 am   Subject: Skt 400 problem
That happened to the SKT 90 I got at an estate sale a while back. Seems that the turntable slipped down a little in transit to home and got that clicking. After getting some advice from the Yahoo CED ...
  Topic: The woes of a player shipped...
dumbchemist

Replies: 30
Views: 6866

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:12 am   Subject: The woes of a player shipped...
The VIP1000 does have a shipping screw that is in the tracking arm. I have shipped quite a few of these players and I always install the shipping screw. The plastic or cardboard insert keeps the lower ...
  Topic: The woes of a player shipped...
dumbchemist

Replies: 30
Views: 6866

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:51 pm   Subject: The woes of a player shipped...
FYI: The VIP1000 has no transit screws that I know of. A cardboard insert serves to keep the stylus arm from moving during transit.
  Topic: This player is a bit too expensive.
dumbchemist

Replies: 3
Views: 1647

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:41 pm   Subject: This player is a bit too expensive.
The listing has dropped in price from $1000 to $695. Still a high price for a SJT-300.
  Topic: This player is a bit too expensive.
dumbchemist

Replies: 3
Views: 1647

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:56 pm   Subject: This player is a bit too expensive.
Take a look at this E-bay listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RCA-selectavision-ced-videodisc-player-Sjt-300-Stereo-serviced-remote/332526729584?hash=item4d6c233970:g:oDwAAOSw-uhaYzEm

You have to ...
  Topic: The woes of a player shipped...
dumbchemist

Replies: 30
Views: 6866

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:38 am   Subject: The woes of a player shipped...
I kind of know what you have experienced. This week I won the BIN on a Hitachi VIP1000. I sent a message to the seller to cut a piece of cardboard and insert it into the caddy slot. Well, the time ...
  Topic: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
dumbchemist

Replies: 17
Views: 3189

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:16 am   Subject: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
I marked the top of the mon-motor pulley with a magic marker so that I could observe its movement, The pulley rotates back and forth very easily. The non-motor pulley is on a shaft that goes down i ...
  Topic: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
dumbchemist

Replies: 17
Views: 3189

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:08 am   Subject: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
Do you have any service manual materials with you or can you ask, and can you send a picture here, send it to cedatum or SV420?

ketonic_dude also repairs players regularly although it would be easi ...
  Topic: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
dumbchemist

Replies: 17
Views: 3189

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: Rcalcitrant Realistic CED-1
I marked the top of the mon-motor pulley with a magic marker so that I could observe its movement, The pulley rotates back and forth very easily. The non-motor pulley is on a shaft that goes down i ...
 
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