Question: Can you plug a turntable directly into speakers?

You can connect your turntable directly to speakers if, and only if, your turntable ha s a built-in preamp and your speakers have a built-in amplifier. But if your turntable only has a PHONO output it will need to be hooked up to an external preamp. Or to a receiver with a preamp built in.

How do I connect my turntable to powered speakers?

How To Set Up Powered Speakers With a TurntableConnect the RCA and ground cables from the turntable to the R-15PM.Ensure the switch on the back of the R-15PM is set to “Phono”Plug the turntable and R-15PM into power outlets.Put a record on and enjoy!14 Apr 2016

Can you plug a turntable directly into a receiver?

If your receiver does not have a phono input, dont worry – many turntables have their own built-in preamp. (You can verify this in the owners manual.) As long as this is the case, you can use any receiver input, such as the ones labeled “Line,” “Audio,” “CD” or “Auxiliary.”

Do I need a stereo receiver for my turntable?

In order to connect various video and audio components to a speaker you generally need a receiver. It has inputs for the different components and an output for the speakers. The receiver allows you to connect your turntable, record player, CD player, TV, etc.

How do I connect my old record player to speakers?

Join the turntable to the preamp using one set of RCA cables. Join the speakers to the preamp using one set of RCA cables. Connect a grounding wire from your turntable to the preamp and another from the speakers to the preamp to mitigate any buzzing or feedback noise.

How can I use my old turntable?

To use a vintage turntable with these newer units the turntable signal must pass through an external phono preamp. Youll then plug the output from the phono preamp into line-level inputs on your gear (these may be marked Aux, Tape, Line, Video, CD, etc).

Can I use a turntable without an amp?

Yes. A turntable must be connected to an amplifier as the output signal is not strong enough to drive speakers. So if you have a turntable with a built-in preamp and also have speakers with a built-in amplifier, then you connect the two without the standalone amplifier.

What is the difference between Aux and PHONO?

A turntable produces a PHONO output signal. This phono signal needs to be converted to a LINE LEVEL signal (sometimes referred to as AUX signal) to work with audio equipment including stereo systems, computers, and speakers. A phono preamp converts PHONO to LINE LEVEL.

How far should speakers be from turntable?

Speakers should be placed so that their initial distance between them is 150cm MINIMUM. Mutual distance is always calculated from the middle of the bass unit on one speaker to the middle of the bass unit on the second speaker.

How far should turntable be from speakers?

Speakers should be placed so that their initial distance between them is 150cm MINIMUM. Mutual distance is always calculated from the middle of the bass unit on one speaker to the middle of the bass unit on the second speaker.

Do Audio Technica turntables have built in speakers?

Question: How do I choose speakers for my Audio-Technica turntable? Answer: If you recently bought or were given an Audio-Technica turntable, you may now be in the market for a pair of speakers. These are speakers that have a built-in amplifier. They, generally, will plug into AC power and have a volume control.

How do I know if I need a preamp for my turntable?

To check if the turntable has a built-in preamp, check if there is a LINE output. A turntable with a LINE output always has a built-in preamp. If there, on the other hand, is a PHONO output only, the turntable doesnt have a built-in preamp.

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