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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Most recievers should have Phono Jacks labled on the back. That is where my Turntable an (MCS made by Technics but was sold under the J. C. Penneys name) connects on my JVC. I have 2 JVC 's One is old (1972) and one is new. Both of them have Phono jacks. Phono stands for Phonograph. This is an old term for turntables. The jacks should accept RCA patch cords. Good luck.
Posted on Apr 21, 2008
After further research, I learned that I need to plug the turntable into a preamp before plugging it into my newer receiver. As with cassettes, record players are fading away. I ordered a preamp, but won't be able to experience success until it arrives.
Posted on Jan 17, 2009
You'll want to use the AUX, because it, for sure, does not have any RIAA equalization, which the phono input may or may not have.
Short answer: Plug the mp3 player into the AUX inputs.
Posted on Mar 04, 2009
A traditional turntable only works on Phono (which contains special preamplification and equalization circuitry designed to raise the the level and flatten out the response of a phono cartridge).
After you do that, iIf you're not having hum problems I wouldn't worry about the ground. Or try it again on the FM Ground.
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
The problem is the fact that the new receiver has no phono input. The phono input has an extra stage of amplification built in. Your receiver is working fine. You need to purchase a phono pre-amp. These run around $20. Connect the turntable to the preamp and the presmp output to any line level input on your new receiver and everything will work as expected.
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
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