Phone Input

Discussion in 'AV Receivers' started by Andy Pressman, Mar 28, 2004.

  1. Andy Pressman

    Andy Pressman Auditioning

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    When I bought my reciever, I never thought that I would need a phono input, but now i do. Can I just plug the turntable into my reciver using a normal rca jack, or is there a special adapter?
     
  2. gene c

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    Yes, you do need an adapter. $30-40 avaible at Circuit City, Radio Shack and others. I think it's called a phono plug amplifier or something like that. They will know what you need at the store. Remember to hook up the ground wire from the phono as well. Gene
     
  3. Andy Pressman

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    What a rip off, considering it probaly costs less than a dollar to make. I'll probaly just hook up an old reviever and then output the signal though the rca jack.
     
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    What’s needed is a phono pre-amp, because phono signals are much lower than other components. The trick to use an old receiver is a good one, they typically have phono pre-amps far superior to what you find in modern receivers.

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    Wayne A. Pflughaupt
     

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