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    hello all..i picked up a turntable yesterday for 5.00 in mint condition except the cord is frayed alittle....its a Curtis Mathes HP430 with cover....thought i could use cover if it wasnt worth repairing and 5.00 was a bargain..got it home and it powers up nicely..turns perfect..clean as new..cord has dry cracks so a easy fix i believe..has anyone had any exprience with this brand? any help would be thankful.........
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    Looks decent! It looks like it may be a Panasonic/Technics rebrand. Direct drive, standard cartridge shell, most likely a solid player from the late '70s early '80s. I would bet it was from the top of a rack of gear at one time, when all brands went to mass produced stackable systems. CM made some of the better TVs here in the US, but when that market switched from TV/appliance stores to Walmart/big box outlets, they lost market share to cheaper imports.

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    thank you Dennis....i googled it.didnt come up with much,it said some info on parts so its good to see if i need parts i can get them,,i plan on looking for more info before i have it reconditioned,the top was clean as new so i jumped on it..where its a easy fix i will hook it up when i get a chance to mess with it....feedback may determine some too.... thank you much....randy
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