Some stereo systems have a preamp built-in and will accept a PHONO signal. Plug your turntable directly into the input marked PHONO.
How do you hook up a record player?
You would plug your turntable with built-in preamp into your receiver via an RCA cable. Your receiver would then be plugged into 2 or more speakers. This setup allows you to easily plug into an existing speaker setup that may be multi-purpose such as home theater watching or wireless music streaming.
Do record players need plugs?
electricity! Yes, a record player needs electricity to function properly. Without electricity the platter would not be able to spin. Without electricity the tonearm would not be able to move on and off the record (although some players do this manually).
How do I connect my record player to my Bluetooth speaker?
To pair the turntable and speakers, both units must be put into pairing mode. This is usually done by pressing and holding the Bluetooth function button on each unit until the unit either flashes a light a certain way or give a certain sound to confirm that pairing mode is active.
Can you touch vinyls with your hands?
Never touch the records playing surface with your bare hands or fingers as your body oil will transfer onto the record attracting even more dust thereby affecting sound quality. If you accidentally touch a record, it is best to immediately clean it with a liquid record cleaner before putting it back in its sleeve.
Should you touch a record?
Only hold the vinyl record at its outer edges, thereby avoiding the possibility of your body oils transferring onto the vinyls surface. If you touch the records surface, you increase the risk of getting dirt on the record and damaging it unnecessarily.
Is a Bluetooth record player worth it?
Bluetooth will not reduce the sound quality of an entry-level turntable that much. Bluetooth does a good job for most peoples everyday music listening. If you, on the other hand, are a passionate music listener that value audiophile sound, then it is best to use a turntable with traditional cabled connections.