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#48682 - 06/08/04 11:36 PM Phono Inputs and the HK 630
Din Offline
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Registered: 04/29/04
Posts: 65
Hi Guys,

I have a buddy that wnts to hook up a record player to my system, but the HK630 does not have any Phono Inputs.

Can I use one of the video inputs, or are phono inputs special?
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#48683 - 06/08/04 11:46 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
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Din, a phono input is special in that it provides extra amplification for the output of a record player(no other input provides this), which is too low otherwise to be used effectively with the receiver amps. There are separate phono preamps available to buy, but for just an occasional use, the expense isn't justified.
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#48684 - 06/09/04 09:12 AM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
that was a facter in my decision not to get an HK. i listen to a lot of vinyl, and it has no phono input.

like mentioned, you can buy a separate phono amplifier(usually runs $50-$150 bucks) but in your case, it doesnt seem worth it.

bigjohn
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#48685 - 06/09/04 12:40 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
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What's your facter, Victer?
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#48686 - 06/09/04 12:51 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
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Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 1056
Loc: Arlington, VA (NOVA)
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#48687 - 06/09/04 01:10 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
bigjohn Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
sorry, factor.. i didnt know i was gonna be graded on this

and as i have explained before, i type how i talk, and i say it 'facter'.

wash is 'warsh', window is 'winda', and fixing to is 'fixin ta'.. i will try and curb my twang in the future!!

bigjohn


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#48688 - 06/09/04 01:34 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
pmbuko Offline
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Registered: 04/02/03
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I'm fixin' ta get some supper after I warsh up. Jeet yet? Yon't to?
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#48689 - 06/09/04 01:43 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 3016
Loc: San Angelo, TX
no actually, i have not had lunch yet.. but , i am about to go get something after i go with my wife to her sonogram appt.. we hope to find out the sex of the baby today.

i am hoping for a girl..

bigjohn
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#48690 - 06/09/04 03:01 PM Re: Phono Inputs and the HK 630
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Registered: 04/02/03
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Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
congrats! I remember our "find out the sex" sonogram appointment. Steven must have been in an exhibitionistic mood that day, because the screen clearly showed he was a boy.
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