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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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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.
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.
Vinyl enthusiasts can easily connect their turntables to the amplifier via the MM phono input and listen to their entire vinyl collection the way it was meant to be heard.
Such a switch will, of course, work only for the phono input.
New features to the system include digital audio connectivity, iPod/iPhone compatibility via a Bridge III dock (available separately for purchase) and a phono input that connects directly to a turntable.
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.
Its built-in phono preamp enables connection to a wide variety of home entertainment systems, powered speakers, and to A/V receivers that do not include a phono input.
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.
Its built-in switchable phono preamp, RCA output cables and adapter cables allow connection to a wide variety of music and home entertainment systems, and to A/V receivers that do not include a dedicated phono 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.