Audiophiles are familiar with record clamps that are used for “lifting” the sound, thus tightening frequencies throughout the spectrum and subduing any resonance. Such accessories started to be popular a long time ago, so nowadays those who want to get audio with the greatest quality have a huge choice. It is hard to say which of all the models presented in different shops is the best record clamp.
Turntables require special preamplifier to work. When you buying an amplifier for a turntable you pay attention to inputs. At the rear side of the amp, you can find plenty of them, depending on the model.
While getting a receiver you may not just to amplify the incoming signals but also tune them with an inbuilt amplifier. While connecting your receiver with other devices you may wonder which type of inputs is better.
It would seem, why buy and install the best phono preamp as a separate device when its integrated brothers are already in modern audio equipment (in particular, in some models of mixing consoles)? The point is that microphone preamps, made in the form of a separate unit, provide better sound transmission than the built-in mixer preamps and, as they say, have their own “sound character.” What is a preamp, what are the best models and how to choose it? Let’s go and see.
Although vinyl players appeared a long time ago, they have not lost their relevance among connoisseurs. But they often face the question – how to connect the best receiver for vinyl to other devices, and in this article, we will explain this in detail.