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Getting loud hum from turntable. How to eliminate?


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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   Cagri

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Posted January 19 2009 - 10:10 PM

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?
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#2 of 3 OFFLINE   Philip Hamm

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Posted January 20 2009 - 02:42 AM

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

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Posted January 20 2009 - 06:54 AM

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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