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No Phono setting?

I have a record playing and was trying to hook it up through my component system, but it does not have a Phono setting or at least one that is visable to me. Just wondering if it just dosen't have one :( or if i'm doing something wrong here. I have my record playing hooked into the Aux inputs but i get very letting sound this way...please help

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  • dtrain44 Mar 11, 2008

    thanks for the info, its a huge help!!



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Hi dtrain

Phono preamps are are considered to be a thing of the past by most main stream manufacturers, so they leave them out of modern amps... supposedly saving some expense in manufacture also. -the i generation mostly dont even know what vinyl is ... poor souls. The good news is you can get decent "bolt on" preamps to listen to your favourite records. It plugs in line with your turntable and aux input on your amp, and generally uses an external power source. you can go to here and get one online starting at around $30 plus delivery.

good luck, happy turntabling:)

regards
Graeme

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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