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Turntable buzz?
Old 5th September 2011
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Turntable buzz?

Hi everyone

So I've got a little Numark TT200 plugged in, just got a new cartridge on it, getting ready to sample some vinyl, but when I put the headphones on, the sound of the record is very very faint and there is a LOUD buzzing, almost like there's a cable not plugged into anything and I'm touching the other end.

It's plugged into the wall and I've got RCA mono to 1/4" cables going from it to the sampling inputs of my e6400 ultra. But I get the buzz also when it's just plugged into my mixer. Can anyone offer some advice?
Old 6th September 2011
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Hi.Your turntable needs to be earthed to the mixer(emu).There should be a extra wire which attaches to the mixer.Otherwise youl have to improvise.The obvious connection points can be found and use a thinnish wire to connect.On the emu you can attach it to the case with one case screw.
Old 6th September 2011
Gear Head

Whats up man i had a similar problem awhile back

I had the ground connected and still had the issue

In the end, it turned out the rcas were bad so i got the monster cords and the feedback was gone
Old 6th September 2011
Gear Nut need a phono preamp in between the two which corrects the riaa equalization of records, so that you will get a flat frequency response
Old 6th September 2011
Gear Head

Check your ground wire, clean your cartridge, check your needle.
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