Do you need to ground a turntable?
Similarly one may ask, how do you ground a turntable?
How to Ground a Turntable Properly and Promptly
- Step 2: Find Out the Turntable's.
- Step 3: Locate the Grounding Terminal on the Amplifier or the Receiver.
- Step 4: Make the Grounding Wire Connect to the Amplifier's Grounding Terminal.
- Step 5: Drop the Ground Wire with the Spade Connector to the Grounding Terminal.
Simply so, how do you ground a turntable without a ground wire?
Re: How to ground a turntable that has no ground wire Then attach one end of the wire to the chassis of the amplifier, NOT to a speaker terminal, but rather to a shiny screw in the bottom of amp. Then take the other end of wire and attach it to a shiny screw in the metal chassis of the turntable.
The preamp, being the heart of the system, should be grounded. The amps, for safety reasons, should be too, but for audio reasons (ground loop prevention) they should not.