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Turntable i have a stanton t.50x turntable and i'm getting a low volume out of it do i need a phono preamp to mak it sound better?

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Yup you sure do. A phono preamp also has RIAA equilisation, that reduces the treble and boosts the bass. You need this because all LP vinyl is recorded that way, and sounds terrible withpout it.

Most amps these days do not have a phono preamp. For a relatively cheap fix for the problem, you could pick up a preamp from here. Another way is to get a DJ mixer, or pick up a cheap amp of ebay, or hit the second hand/pawn shops for something to do the job for you. Happy to answer any questions you may have about it. Cheers

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