Does a Tube Phono Preamp Sound Better?

According to this article, if you’ve tried everything else and are still getting less than stellar sound from your turntable, try adding a tube phono preamp. It should help. “One of the most important things that tube proponents like me always tell other audiophiles is that you need to first level out the signal levels … Read more

How to Make a Home Stereo Bluetooth Wireless?

This tutorial will walk you through the process of making a home stereo with Bluetooth wireless capability. You can do this by building it yourself or buying one that has already been made. I recommend that you build your own so you can have complete control over the design, but if you are pressed for … Read more

Do Powered Speakers Need an Amplifier?

Do powered speakers need an amplifier? If you’re asking this question, chances are good that you’ve looked into the various types of home audio equipment and are wondering which one to buy. That’s understandable since the world of audio is big and getting bigger by the day. A brief overview: Much like a Bluetooth speaker, … Read more

What do I Need with My Turntable? (Ultimate Guide)

This is an overview of what some of the most important factors are for people who are looking to buy a turntable. It also gives information on some of the different brands that are available. As today’s music industry becomes more dispersed, consumers are finding ways to enjoy music on multiple platforms and in various … Read more

How to Connect a Turntable With a Built-In Preamp

Many turntables that come today such as Pioneer and Audio Technica (among others) have an integrated preamp built in. To use the integrated preamp on these devices, you will need to connect a RCA cable from the TA-IM1 3.5mm headphone out jack to your record player’s left and right line-in jacks. If your record player … Read more