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Rotel PReamp, Can I directly Connect my powered speakers to the output

I bought a Rotel stero control amp from an old dusty stereo store, I want to connect my Stanton Turntable to it.

I have the table plugged into the phono port and I have my powered speaker system plugged into the output and I can barely hear anything, cranking it way up produces almost inaudible noise but its def the record I have playing.

Do I need a receiver to plug into the output or what? Pls help

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Hi,

Based on your post, the pre-amp is doing its job. What might be the mismatch would be the powered speaker system plugged into the output of the Rotel. Depending on what the "powered speaker system" is, it might be that it is a low impedance such as those used in computers whereas the Rotel requires high impedance to be connected to its output. What could be tried is to connect a regular amp or receiver to the Rotel.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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