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I have a Pioneer SG-540 Graphic EQ, I'm running it with a Pioneer SX-400 Stereo Receiver and another Pioneer Turntable... The EQ has developed a distorted sound mostly in the 60 - 1000 Hz range on both sides, which comes and goes within minutes, and sometimes seconds. It also crackles a lot when the potentiometers are moved, however sometimes I can find a spot in the band where it will sound relativley ok, apart from some very heavy buzzing... Cheers nick

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Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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SOURCE: hi. i want to add a graphic eq to my pioneer receiver (home audio).

if the Eq has enough jacks to run every thing, that would go In to Eq an out to receiver, you were told correctly, for example cdplayer out - to Eq In - Eq- out to Receiver in

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check in yhe back of your amp to see if you have a pre amp power amp rca jumpers. If you do. remove these jumpers and take the pre amp out and plug it into the eq in. Then take the eq out and plug it into the power amp in. this will put your eq inbetween the pre amp and power amp. If you don't have these rca jumpers on the back of your amp, you can do the same with your tape record in and out inputs on back of amp.

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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Some home amps allow you to loop between the Pre and the Amp, THAT is where you would install the EQ.
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Appreciate the additional information.

To recap what you need is a receiver that can accommodate:
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Some of the above also includes feature(s) to hook up to your video system. Some may even require a fifth speaker (subwoofer).

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d. Radial J33 RIAA Turntable Preamp Direct Box

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Hi again,

It would seem that you posted the problem here also. With your kind permission, I will repost my excerpts of my responses that others may benefit on similar concerns.

A. Most current receivers no longer include a PHONO input. Perhaps what could be done is to purchase a phono to line level pre-amplifier to go along in your purchase for a new receiver.

I was made to understand that the Pioneer SX-1600 is prone to speaker output problems which could either be:
1. the speaker relay (protection); and/or
2. the amp, STK4191II Stereo Module.

Either should be relatively easy to work on and perhaps you can try the services of a locally available qualified electronic technician since the repairs would not be too specialized. The service manual may be of help (or at least a schematic , they may be downloaded from here and here).

B. To recap what you need is a receiver that can accommodate:
4 - Pioneer S-DF1-K (15-100W, 8 ohms)
1 - Pioneer PD-F407 25 Disc CD Player
1 - Pioneer CT-300 dual tape deck
1 - Kenwood KD-491F turntable

C. Possible choices are (keeping in mind that the power output should be less if not equal to 100 watts and a turntable/phono input):
i. Onkyo TX-8522 Stereo Receiver;
ii. Yamaha RX-397 100 Watt Natural Sound AM/FM Stereo Receiver;
iii. Sony STR DE695 AV receiver;
iv. Teac AG-790 200 Watt Stereo Receiver;
v. Denon AVR 888 - AV receiver - 7.1 channel.

Some of the above also includes feature(s) to hook up to your video system. Some may even require a fifth speaker (subwoofer).

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a. XP200 Turntable Preamp - Nano Series;
b. Pyle® Pro PP999 Phono Preamplifier;
c. Pro-Ject Phono Box Turntable Preamplifier;
d. Radial J33 RIAA Turntable Preamp Direct Box

Good luck with your project.

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