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On connecting my Thorens turntable to an Amp I am not getting a signal to one of my speakers although in mono they both work -but the sound lacks bass. Is it the cartridge?

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Since it lacks base i for sure know answer one is right

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Make sure your receiver has a PHONO input. If you are connecting it to a LINE or AUX input, then there is not enough signal to boost the sound coming from the turntable. Turntables require a PHONO input, because phono input's have a pre-amp on them, which boost the turntable signal. If you do not have a PHONO input on your receiver, you will need to buy a Phono Pre-Amp.

If you have a phono input, then you might have an issue with the turntable's RCA cables, or your cartridge may be at fault.


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This turntable has a built in pre-amp, under the platter is a on-off switch. Turn it to "on".

-Former PS-LX250H owner

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SOURCE: cant get sound out of speakers when connected to my ion usb turnt

Hi there,
How exactly have you got this equipment set up thanks ???
If you play another song on the computer from a cd original then what sort of output do you have???
Is the sound clear and complete???Bass Treble Mids etc

If the turn table has been set up properly the you will get a signal from the record deck to the computer and head phones too via the mixer.

Next is to check the way sound gets from the usb to the computer
Maybe the USB drivers are required for the computer before it will play correctly.
Try to uninstall then reboot and reinstall.Check again

If this doesnt work then try the make and model of the usb turntable and check to see if there is an updated driver for you computers type or brand or Operating - XP or Vista

Hope this helps ,let me know if you need more help,


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SOURCE: Record player - sound only plays out of one speaker

Your tracking and anti-skate are not set correctly.

If you have the manual for this unit, it should have directions for setting these.

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SOURCE: Have a B&O RX-2 with mcc4 and loud hum

Maybe your turntable is too close to your speakers causing feedback

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