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    Active Speakers

    Turntables with a Built-in PreAmp


    Looking for a simple and streamline option? These turntables have a Phono Pre-Amplifier built into them allowing you to plug them directly into your active speakers and away you go, no extra components needed!

    And what exactly is a Phono PreAmp?
    In a nutshell all turntables produce a phono output signal which is super weak & wont be heard though any speakers. 
    The phono signal needs to be converted to a LINE LEVEL signal (sometimes referred to as AUX signal) to work with audio equipment including stereo systems, computers, and speakers. A phono preamp basically boosts the volume up and converts PHONO to LINE LEVEL.

    What are active speakers you say??
    An active speaker has self-powered amplification and an inbuilt volume control and does not require an additional amplifier or stereo system.Active speakers can come in the form of a pair on in the case of Sonos a single speaker in the their Play 5 Mk 2 model. An active speaker will always have a power cord and generally have an AUX or RCA (red & white) or a single 3.5mm headphone plug style jack input.We can provide optional adaptors if the turntable has hard-wired standard output leads (2 RCA) and requires conversion to the 3.5mm style.Sonos also have a product called a "Connect" which will allow you to connect your turntable into the Sonos WiFi world and play your vinyl through other Sonos products in their range.
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