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How to make a "Y" cable for mono signal?
How to make a "Y" cable for mono signal?
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Old 2nd September 2006, 05:41 AM   #1
Dogpile is offline Dogpile  Canada
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Question How to make a "Y" cable for mono signal?

Hello. I need to make two "Y" cables which is essentially a mono cable to connect between the tone arm cable and phono input of my pre amp so I can fully enjoy the glorious sounds from my monaural vinyl recordings.

My cartridge is low output (0.24mV) with a tube pre amp. My tone arm is a Tri-Planar VII but I'm not sure what the wire is made of. Links or pics for this DIY would be a great help.

Any particular phono cable to buy? The picture below is an example of what I need.

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Old 3rd September 2006, 10:20 AM   #2
AndrewT is offline AndrewT  Scotland
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are you using a mono cartridge with just one output (two pins)?


using a stereo cartridge with two outputs (four pins)?
regards Andrew T.
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