phono plug


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phono plug

[′fō·nō ‚pləg]
(electronics)
A plug designed for attaching to the end of a shielded conductor, for feeding audio-frequency signals from a phonograph or other audio-frequency source to a mating phono jack on a preamplifier or amplifier.
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Input and output are gold-plated standard phono plugs, while the connector for the grounding wire from the turntable is a binding post type connector.
Because the jacks for left and right input are stacked one above the other, there could be a hum problem if metal phono plugs are used and the upper plug sags and touches the lower.
The Dunlavy interconnects performed very well and are sturdy with high quality, gold plated RCA phono plugs that fit tightly into the jacks with all of the components with which I tried them.