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Offline aragorn723

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testing a phono stage
« on: July 10, 2015, 03:53:51 PM »
Hi,

Is there a way to test if the phono stage in my integrated amp works without hooking up a record player?

Dave

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Re: testing a phono stage
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2015, 03:57:26 PM »
Like a guitar amp just tap the center of the RCA input with your finger.  If its something you have just built from scratch put a multimeter on it first, safety first!
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Offline gnnett

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Re: testing a phono stage
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2015, 11:35:17 PM »
There are relatively cheap inverse RIAA modules that would allow you to connect a CD player to a phono input.
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Re: testing a phono stage
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2015, 02:11:21 PM »
Like a guitar amp just tap the center of the RCA input with your finger.  If its something you have just built from scratch put a multimeter on it first, safety first!

It's a sony integrated amp.  I tapped the rcas and they made a little noise.  Guess it's good!  Thanks,

Dave