Phono vs Line Signal

Phono vs Line Signal

The common misunderstanding between Line and Phono confuses both new turntable users as well as experienced ones. Within this page, we’ll the differences between the two inputs and why or how you might use one plug over the other. For further reading about turntables as a whole, check out our turntable setup guide. What’s the … Read more

How To Tell If A Turntable Needle Is Bad

How To Tell If A Turntable Needle Is Bad?

Does something sound wrong with the sound quality of your turntable or record player? Maybe you’re hearing a great deal of distortion when playing your vinyl records. While not all sounds of distortion are indicators that you may need to replace the stylus of your turntable, it is important to diagnose the issue as quickly … Read more

What is a Phono Preamp?

What is a Phono Preamp?

Whether you’re just getting started in the world of vinyl or have been listening for years, phono preamps can be one of the more confusing elements of turntable setups. A record player can come with a built-in preamp, so what’s the deal with people buying an external phono preamp? As most things with turntables tend … Read more

Turntable vs. Record Player – What’s the Difference?

Nothing is simple in the world of vinyl. If you haven’t figured that out by now, you’re about to. Exhibit A: Difference between a turntable vs. record player. You might think the terms can be used interchangeably… they both play vinyl records, right? Wrong. Table of Contents Is there a difference between a turntable vs. … Read more

Turntable Setup: A Complete Beginner’s Guide

Turntable setup guide

Table of Contents Extra Items You Might Need What is needed for a turntable setup? How Do I Setup My Turntable? What’s the Right Turntable Setup for You? Commonly Asked Questions The process of setting up your turntable can be very simple depending on what equipment you have. While each listening setup is unique, there … Read more