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Phono stage Hi not a prob really just would like to know is the phono stage a moving magnet or moving coil no details at all in the insruction book thank you very much

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Hi. The phono input of your STRBD930 has a pre amplifier on it, and as such should only be connected to a dynamic phono cartridge. This is one which has a moving coil or magnet, as opposed to a piezzo cartridge. Connecting a piezzo turn table to the phono input will provide a too-higher voltage input for the pre amp, which might damage the pre amp. I hope this helps. PS moving magnet and moving coil are same difference. These are both dynamic cartridges, and can be connected to STRDB930.

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