Can I hook up a turntable and a Chromecast to speakers?

Can I connect my turntable directly to speakers?

A few powered bookshelf speaker pairs, such as the Klipsch R-51PM, have phono inputs, so they can connect directly to turntables that lack phono preamps. But with most powered speakers, you need to use a turntable with a built-in phono preamp or connect an external phono preamp between the turntable and the speakers.

Can I use Chromecast and a speaker group?

Group any combination of Google Nest or Home speakers and displays and Chromecast devices together for synchronous music throughout the home. Your music and audio from Chromecast-enabled apps are instantly available to stream.

Can you use external speakers with Chromecast?

Speakers and Chromecast

Make sure your mobile device or tablet is linked to the same account as your Chromecast or speaker. Touch and hold your device’s tile. Audio, then: To choose the TV or speaker you want to use when you play music, tap Default music speaker.

How do I connect my turntable to Google speaker?

At the back of the Google Home Max, there’s an auxiliary 3.5mm port, just like the 3.5mm jack on the Sonos speakers. Once you’ve converted the cable from a record player over to that speaker, you’ll want to say “Hey Google, switch to aux” to have Google make the switch.

Can turntable and speakers be on the same table?

It’s best if your speakers and record player don’t share the same surface to avoid the passing of vibrations from the speakers though to your turntable. Speakers are the most significant source of vibrations in your setup and if these vibrations reach your player, it can compromise the sound of your setup.

How do I connect my turntable to external speakers?

How to Set Up Passive Speakers With a Turntable

  1. Connect the turntable with the RCA cables to the preamp. (Some turntables require grounding.)
  2. Connect the pre-amp to the amp with RCA cables.
  3. Connect the amp to the speakers.
  4. Drop the needle and enjoy!

Can I plug Chromecast into a stereo?

Connect your Chromecast Audio

The Chromecast Audio can be connected to any amplifier, receiver, or active speaker. If your amplifier or speaker has an AUX (3.5mm jack) connector, you can use the included AUX cable.

Can I cast to 2 devices at the same time?

Yes, as long as the multiple devices are set up and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the Chromecast.

Is Chromecast Audio better than Bluetooth?
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Can you use a turntable without a receiver?

Powered speakers have built-in amplification, so you don’t need a separate stereo receiver or amplifier. Just connect the turntable to the speakers, and you’re all set. The only catch is that either the turntable or speakers need a built-in phono preamp.

Can I connect a turntable directly to an amplifier?

Quote from video: You can connect to your RCA cable. That's coming from your record player. Directly into the CD or auxilary input of your receiver or integrated amplifier. After you connect the RCA cable properly.

Do you need an amplifier If your turntable has built-in speakers?

Yes if you have a turntable with built in preamp and your speakers are powered. If your speakers are passive then you’ll need a separate amplifier. If your turntable doesn’t have a built in preamp then you’ll need either a phono input on your speakers/amplifier or a separate preamplifier.

Do all turntables need a preamp?

The short answer is yes. Every turntable will need some form of preamplifier to boost the signal to a level that your speakers or amplifier can play. However you may not need to buy a separate preamp.

Is preamp better than phono?

In most cases, the phono preamplifiers included in receivers or turntables are low quality. An external preamp will almost always result in much better output.

How do I know if turntable has preamp?

If your turntable has a USB output, it has a built-in preamp. If you do need an external preamp, you will need a set of cables (usually RCA cables) to connect to your audio system. Preamps have a wide range when it comes to build and sound quality.