First post. Questions on realistic turntable

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by lenjack » 12 Jan 2019 04:05

If the Yamaha has a phono input, use it. If not, you'll need to use the phono input on the tube amp. If the Yamaha doesn't have a phono input, and you don't want to use the tube amp, you'll need to obtain a separate, phono preamp to connect the turntable to, and then connect the phono preamp to an aux input on the Yamaha. Hopefully, that won't be necessary.

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by Madmanmerc » 12 Jan 2019 04:08

It does say phono in the back. Isn't it just a direct plug with rca to the receiver?

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by Madmanmerc » 12 Jan 2019 04:10

I thought it would be just like my cd player

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by lenjack » 12 Jan 2019 04:15

Yup. Just plug it in. Easy as pie. I was just making sure you wouldn't run into any unforeseen difficulties.

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by Ghaasl » 12 Jan 2019 05:37

Also need to hook up the ground wire

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by Madmanmerc » 14 Jan 2019 18:07

So I ordered the counterweight. I also ordered a new belt and an audio technica at95e. All cost less than 100$. Much cheaper than a new tt and I'm hoping that it will be much better than a 100$ new tt

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by Ghaasl » 14 Jan 2019 19:02

It will. Those old machines are still good.

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Re: First post. Questions on realistic turntable

Post by Madmanmerc » 15 Jan 2019 00:49

Hope so. Cartridge and belt arrive tomorrow via amazon. Want to go to brick and mortar but couldn't beat amazon price. And now the anticipation.......