(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.
What is a receiver for a turntable?
The receiver allows you to connect your turntable, record player, CD player, TV, etc. all at the same time. Want to switch from watching a movie to listening to a record? Simply switch the receiver from the TV input to the phono input and thats it.
How do I know if my receiver has phono?
To check if a receiver has a built-in preamp, check if the receiver has a PHONO input. A receiver with a PHONO input definitely has a built-in preamp. If your receiver has a PHONO input, you can connect a turntable without a phono preamp to that input. This way, you will use the preamp that is built into the receiver.
What does a phono mean?
phono- a combining form meaning “sound,” “voice,” used in the formation of compound words: phonology. Also especially before a vowel, phon-.
What is the best receiver to use with a turntable?
The best receiver for turntablesProducts NameRatingColor AvailableSony STRDH190 2-ch Stereo Receiver4.8BlackSherwood RX44084.6BlackOnkyo TX-80204.3BlackMarantz PM60064.5Black5 more rows•2 Mar 2021