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I have a pioneer turntable pl-990 ,and want to put though my

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Hi I have a pioneer turntable pl-990 ,and want to put though my pioneer tuner amplifier cx-j300.Problem the turntable has to be connected to the auxiliary system not to the phon Do you know which system I can put my turntable though on my amp.thanks bill
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  michelleclive replied 4 months ago.

Please ignore this reply as it was posted accidentally.

Expert:  Aric replied 4 months ago.

Hello, My name is ***** ***** I'll be assisting you. I'm sorry you're having problems.

All you need is a small phono preamp to connect between the turntable and the Pioneer tuner/amplifier. This corrects the levels and EQ needed for a turntable (this is a very common workaround when connecting a turntable to a modern amp/receiver that does not have a phono stage built in). A unit such as the one at the link below, or ANY "MM phono preamp" will work. The turntable connects to the "Phono Input", the turntable ground to the ground lug, and the phono preamp "Outputs" connect to any of the Inputs on the Pioneer tuner/amplifier:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Pro-Ject-Phono-Box-MM-Amplifier/dp/B000YEK1AQ/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1470916706&sr=8-5&keywords=phono+preamp

Expert:  Aric replied 4 months ago.

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