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Equalizer hook up.

I will getting an equalizer soon and have read to hook it up to the tape deck outouts on my receiver. Is this correct? Also, does the tape deck then hook up to the back of the eq? Kevin

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  • jabo Dec 18, 2007

    I have a dbx 1215 eq. The rca jacks on the denon 697ci reciever and the jacks on the dbx eq are not alike. I wasn' sure about the dbx connecting to a home stereo unit but it kept showing up on the web site as compatable with home units. will it work. jerry from tennessee



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Only hook up to tape monitor or else u wont get an audio signal . .....also hook all equipment to amplifier not eq goes tape cd tuner and any type of external equipment to amp.then find tape 2 it sould be called tape moniter and have a separet botten for u to select it goes record to eq and play from eq

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