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The STR8-80 has a phono output on L-R RCA jacks which is switchable to line level

It also has an S/PDIF digital output on an RCA cable (not optical)

So the answer comes down to - what does your computer have for inputs? You may be able to put the line outs into a stereo microphone input if your computer has it.

The best overall choice may be to get a USB audio interface to convert from analog to digital. Then you can run the L- R outputs in Line Out mode and the interface will handle the digitizing.

Stanton Audio... | Answered on Nov 13, 2019

You need to calibrate your pitch control. This requires a small precision screwdriver (similar to something you would repair eye glasses with). If you look under the turntable where the pitch control is you will find 2 small holes, 1 marked 33 and 1 marked 45. Turn the turntable on and set the pitch control lever to zero pitch. While the turntable is spinning insert the screw driver into the pitch calibration hole under the turntable and twist the potentiometer back and forth until the turntable pitch is zero (I believe clockwise is faster, counterclockwise is slower as you look up from the bottom of the turntable). This is a fine tune adjustment and will not require much turning to adjust the speed (1 or 2 mm's) either way should start to bring you into zero pitch. The platter speed can be verified by the little dots on the rim of the platter. They should appear stationary in strobe light on the power switch when you are at zero pitch. When you are adjusting the speed you will observe the dots on the platter rim spinning clockwise and then counterclockwise as you adjust the fine tuning. Fine tune the speed until the dots appear stationary and you will be back to zero pitch. You have to adjust the turntable at both speeds 33 and 45 using the correct fine tuning hole under the turntable. My personal experience is it is easiest to do this with 2 people. 1 person to hold the turntable level and running, while the other adjusts the fine tuning. Hope this helps.

Stanton T.50... | Answered on Mar 06, 2019

Not sure how a turntable will damage a vinyl record - the turntable merely turns the record at the right speed and it is the user's task to ensure the unit is level, the tone arm is in good order, a suitable cartridge and stylus is installed and the correct adjustment of stylus playing weight has been checked. A record deck is not really a plug-and-play unit but more a hobby; requiring tools (spirit level, magnifier, stylus balance) and a certain amount of skill and knowledge.

Stanton Audio... | Answered on Dec 09, 2018

The motor may be OK but not the drive system (unless it is direct drive).

Stanton Audio... | Answered on Jun 16, 2018

ensure that the polarity is not reversed. new power supply about $30.00 on eBay

Stanton C.304 | Answered on Jun 11, 2018

First of all you can try with the line input of your Pc audio card. There will be 3.5 mm stereo socket in the pc audio card (blue color ) which will marked as LINE IN. To connect the turntable to this socket you need a RCA to 3.5mm Stereo converter like on in the picture bellow. I have also added a link to a video which will help you to do the same. In the video the are showing a cassette deck. In you case Turntable in place of cassette deck.
You have to set the switch on the back of your Turntable to LINE OUT. Then you can use any software to record the signals from the LINE INPUT of your PC.

If you need a high quality recording the you have to use a special converter which will do the job neatly.

To convert or upload (copy) tracks in LP in good quality then you need a interface unit between the Turntable an PC. Which will convert the analog audio out to Digital signal ( RCA to USB). The unit will come with the driver for it. That you have to install on your PC.

Keep on thing in Mind that when your are using such a converter between Turntable and PC you have to set the switch on the back of your Turntable to LINEOUT.

Here i have added link which will lead you to such a USB converter. Which will provide you studio quality stereo.
Manual for Stanton T80


RCA TO USB converter

3.5mm STEREO to RCA converter cable.


Stanton T.80... | Answered on Apr 05, 2018

Suggest you click on the provided link which will take you directly to the Stanton website where owners manual and troubleshooting guides are available. 52

Stanton Audio... | Answered on Feb 04, 2018

I assume you mean to adjust a pick up cartridge stylus installed in a Stanton T.50 turntable, in which case the instructions are in this link

Stanton Audio... | Answered on Dec 13, 2017

not idea here call your highway patrol post they might know

Stanton Audio... | Answered on Oct 31, 2017

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