Getting loud hum from turntable. How to eliminate?

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  1. Cagri

    Cagri Second Unit

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    Hi. I have been using a Pro-ject Debut II tt and was hooking it to my Denon receiver with no problems. However, I decided to replace the tt with my old Rotel rp5300. Hooked it to the NAD stereo amp through a phono stage, and I am getting loud humming out of it now. The ground wire does not help at all, but the hum decreases (not totally eliminated) when I touch the tonearm...

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Philip Hamm

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    It's not grounded. Something's hooked up wrong or something's broken.
     
  3. Cagri

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    Instead of opening the table I am thinking to ground it by attaching a wire to the base of thr tonearm to the amp. Is that a good idea or any potential risks?
     

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