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phono input

(PHONOgraph input) A socket on an amplifier or receiver that accepts signals from an analog turntable. The phono input circuit boosts the signal and provides the RIAA equalization necessary to restore the original sound. See phono preamp and USB turntable.


Phono In
Even the most sophisticated A/V receivers with myriad digital surround sound processing have a phono input. This is the back panel of Arcam's acclaimed AVR600 audio/video receiver. The MM stands for "moving magnet," a common type of phonograph cartridge.
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For example, there are eight HDMI inputs and two outputs, three coaxial and three optical digital ins, four 12V trigger outs, five stereo analog ins (including a dedicated phono input), 14 XLR channel outputs, 16 channels' worth of multi-channel RCA outs, and two RS-232 ports.
Its built-in switchable phono preamp enables it to be used with a wide variety of music and home entertainment systems, powered speakers, and A/V receivers that do not include a dedicated phono input. The AT-LP60 comes with a removable dust cover, RCA output cables, and 3.5 mm-to-RCA adapter cables.
5 line-level audio inputs 3 line-level record outputs 1 RIAA equalized phono input Built-in AM/FM tuner FM can be tuned directly using numeric keypad 9 individual radio preset buttons on front panel Switching between 2 component video signals
Other features include a tuner, phono input, digital PCM input and a fluorescent front-panel display with icon-based on-screen programming.
Such a switch will, of course, work only for the phono input. That's the most important place to have that function available, but having the ability to parallel the channels for other inputs can also be useful on occasion.
All except for the phono input are line-level inputs, so it doesn't really matter what's hooked up to what so long as you remember where you put things.
Inputs are plentiful: a stunning nine preamp inputs, two tape loops, CD line level input, a phono input including ground, audio and video outputs for remote or zoned components, two audio and video input and outputs, three audio and video inputs only, and a dedicated DVD input.
I used this cartridge for quite some time, and besides sounding excellent it is available in a high output model so it can be connected to a standard Moving Magnet phono input.
If Input 1 is identified as a phono input, it is configured to accept input from a moving magnet cartridge, complete with RIAA equalization.
If you really want to make them crazy, get a yard-sale Garrard record changer--there's no phono input on the preamp, but it's only for shock value anyway ...
There's no balance control, no mute, no mono switch, no phono input, nor any headphone jack.
Phono input and headphone amp as well as basic preamp functions, with the usual high-quality Parasound fit and finish.