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Sound is way too low

I just got the turntable and after I hooked it up, it plays, but I have to turn the volume on my system all the way to hear it. If I had that volume when I switched the recevier to the CDplayer or TV, or anything else, it would be so loud that I would blow the speakers. Please help.

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Make sure you are connecting the unit to the PHONO input on your receiver or mixer. If you do not have a PHONO input, then you need to purchase a PHONO PRE-AMP and then you'll be able to connect to any LINE or AUX level input.

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Try taking the cartridge off the tonearm and use a pencil eraser to clean the contacts in the tonearm..worked for me!

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