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Turntable problem - can you help?

I have got an old technics SL D210 turntable. It has a phono output. However when I try to connect it to my amp (which has a aux/phono input) it is very quite. I have heard that I might need a pre- amp but I am unsure. What can I do to make it sound louder?

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Re: Turntable problem - can you help?

You will need to acquire a phono pre-amp (prices vary from $150 to thousands) either moving magnet or moving coil as the case may be. Most modern receivers do not include a phono section since not many users require them. Those that do are often Vinyl is king types with very discriminating requirements that need a high-quality phono pre-amp.

Join the forum and let us know who you are. There are some very knowledgable members here that impart all kinds of useful audio information.

Best wishes and Happy Thanksgiving

Jim Tavegia
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Re: Turntable problem - can you help? Thay have phono preamps in every size and performance level, and at every price range. The entry level Music Hall, Goldring, Project models may be a good place to start depending upon your cartridge and your system needs. If this is a "P" mount tonearm your replacement cartridges will be limited. They are still available. Enjoy your vinyl and your holiday.

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