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jmdavy
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Ground...

Post by jmdavy » 14 Jun 2018 04:15

So I have an older Technica cassette deck, amp and tuner and he all have a ground option. What is grounded to what?

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Post by circularvibes » 14 Jun 2018 04:56

Each other.

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Post by AsOriginallyRecorded » 14 Jun 2018 05:10

Ground normally used to ground the turntable to the amp/receiver.

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Post by jmdavy » 14 Jun 2018 05:22

Is it an issue if I don’t attach the ground? I currently don’t have my turntable hooked up.

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Post by circularvibes » 14 Jun 2018 05:33

If you have hum, yes it is an issue. If your system sounds quiet, then no you don't have an issue.

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Post by jmdavy » 14 Jun 2018 20:37

What type of wire can I use for ground? I know some turntables already have the wire coming out but my cassette and tuner just have a spot to attach s ground wire.

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Re: Ground...

Post by circularvibes » 14 Jun 2018 21:01

It isn't critical. Any copper wire that fits will do.

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