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Pioneer VSX-D810X Can I hook up a turntable to the aux input without a pre-amp? There are no "phono" inputs.

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Depends on the turntable. Your turntable would need to have a built-in preamp in order to work.

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You need to connect most turntables to a PHONO input or buy a PHONO preamp. Many newer receivers do not have a PHONO input. The AUX port you are using would work fine for a device like a CD player, but turntables need to be amplified. You can buy an external Phono pre-amp from Radio Shack. I don't know anything about this site, but something like this device should work for you. http://www.phonopreamps.com/tc400pp.html

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You have a VERY nice turntable! TWO quick questions: 1) How do you define "minimal" volume? It is not NECESSARILY unusual that your turntable / receiver combination will have lower volume than your tuner, CD or DVD player. What happens when you CRANK IT UP?! Don't worry about the position of the volume control! 2)Are you changing the turntables output settings via the switch under the platter? Please post a reply and we'll go to the next step! Note: Ceramic cartridges are pretty much extinct. They were strictly low-end, low-cost, low-fidelity devices used in cheap audio systems of "yesteryear". Have you ever seen a BSR or Garrard turntable? Or your grandad's Magnavox Console Stereo? THAT'S where you'd find a ceramic cartridge!

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SOURCE: Hooking up Turntable to Yahama HTR-5660

If Yamaha says that you need a phono pre-amp, you need it. it does not have to be a Yamaha pre-amp. just a generic pre-amp will fill the bill. Radio Shack or many places online have very reasonable(costwise) preamps.

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SOURCE: I have a Pioneer PL-S50 turntable that I want to connect

hi you need a Phono Input Attenuator Line Adapter
the above link is for one on ebay but they are also available through radio shack



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According to the specs there aren't any phono inputs which would have their own preamp. Everything else is line level so I'm pretty sure you'll need a preamp either between the turntable and one of the line level inputs or built into the turntable.

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receivers with a PHONO input can connect a turntable easily by just connecting the white and red stereo audio cables from the turntable to the phono inputs on the receiver. receivers without a PHONO input can still connect a turntable by using a phono-preamp whose output can connect to any analog stereo input on the receiver like CD or AUX. See this webpage for more info:
http://columbiaisa.50webs.com/turntable_to_pc_hookup.htm

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"PHONO" is the only designated connection on an audio device that is literal and exclusive. Nothing but PHONO will work right on it and old-school turntables would require it to preamplify the tiny current produced by a Phono cartridge.
If your unit doesn't have a PHONO connection you will have to get a Phono Preamp to connect between the TT and any Line Level input, like Aux.
eBay always has some... http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p3984.m570.l1311&_nkw=phono+preamp&_sacat=See-All-Categories

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My turntable won't work with the pioneer vsx-d608


Your old-school un-preamplified turntable requires an outboard Phono Preamp (*) to PRE-amplify and RIAA-equalize the tiny voltage signal produced by the phono cartridge. It will not work on any Line Level input like Aux or CD. What you will hear is a useless, barely audible, tinny playback.

* Like this one...

http://cgi.ebay.com/Behringer-PP400-Compact-Phono-Preamp-Preamplifier-NEW-/310288044769?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item483e9bd2e1


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Connect a phonograph turntable to a receiver w/o phono connection


you will need a little box called a pre-amp. This hooks up between the turntable and newer receivers without a phono input. A basic explaination & drawing of this type of setup can be found here

http://www.turntableneedles.com/Pre-Amps_c_4.html

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you have to have a pre amp, or an old reciever with a phono input.

you dont have to use the aux input, the cd or md-cdr inputs will be fine, but you do need that preamp for that reciever

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No phono inputs?? You will need a phono to line level preamp to use aux input.

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You need to connect most turntables to a PHONO input or buy a PHONO preamp. Many newer receivers do not have a PHONO input. The AUX port you are using would work fine for a device like a CD player, but turntables need to be amplified. You can buy an external Phono pre-amp from Radio Shack. I don't know anything about this site, but something like this device should work for you. http://www.phonopreamps.com/tc400pp.html

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