Hello All, Let me start by saying that I've dreamed for most of my adult life to have a record player and vinyl. I'm finally of an age with a bit of disposable income, and a drive to do it. I adore music, and I've long lurked this forum seeking answers, or advice. Personally, I have my eyes on a Rega Planar 3 (and I'll certainly go there shortly), but in sharing this journey with my girlfriend, I've managed to acquire 2 record players that need resolution. One, an old Harman Kardon ST-7 - I've taken this to directly to a specialist repairer, as all the research I've done leads me to believe I'm in well over my head with that one. The second is a Denon-DP200. Simple little table, no frills, and I'm not even sure Denon makes them (rebadges I assume?). When connected to any sort of amp (a Denon AVR-X500 for example) I hear muffled/raspy sound reproduction, but no tracking issues. I've replaced the stylus... identical issues. I've tried using another amp... same issue. I've played the record on another turntable (a crap little portable numark PT01 that my neighbour had in his closet) with the same amp... no issues - so not the record or amp. So assuming it's the player, and the tone arm on these sorts of players seem quite fixed - what else could this be? Power? Level of the table? Can this be something I can solve myself (I'm capable of fiddling if required). Seems a bit crazy to be taking this kind of table to a specialist. It's my understanding that that record player, hooked up to some sort of bose home entertaiment system (I think it was a Bose V35 was functioning perfectly only 8 months ago (before being packed up and put in storage). I've tried searching, and lurking for a week now to find solutions amongst other forums and thread, but I'm simply confused. If I had any hair left I would have pulled it out by now.