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Where on the dimension 4 is the connection to connect to a pre amp I want to connect to a pre amp with phono connections, what cable connections would i need at the power amp end.

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  • niron_ramdan Sep 07, 2010

    There is a 6.35mm female jack input A

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If this amp has an AUX input , use that to plug the phono pre-amp into
and clarify what you mean by "power amp end"
Thanks

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

  • Scott Frye
    Scott Frye Sep 07, 2010

    Is this a Numark Dimension 4 ?

    If it is , it's a power amp and you'll need a mixer or pre-amp to use it

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There is no easy way to see which one of these is the culprit, it's just a matter of elimination.

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