[OT] Audiophile Question

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Mon Jul 27 01:53:37 UTC 2009

Stephen wrote:
> I figure there are a few techies here who can offer some solid opinions.
> I am upgrading my home office entertainment system. There are some
> nice sales going on. I got a super deal on an LG 42" TV and an ONKYO
> receiver. Also got a PS3 for the player and Linux device. OK, guess I
> am on topic a bit.
> Now, I have a large collection of vinyl. I have a vintage 1979 Dual
> 606 turntable and Realistic 2-channel receiver.
> The ONKYO has no phono pre-amp.
> I could get a pre-amp and use the ONKYO, but the Realistic is still in
> great condition. I would like to continue using it, but would need
> something like an A/B switch to toggle between the left/right speakers
> on the two receivers.
> Has anyone ever done this? Is there a suitable A/B switch.
You might try something like this:

However, why not just use the old receiver as a preamp and connect it's
line out to an input on the new receiver?

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