No, that's not how it is.

by Oldartq - 6/4/13 8:58 PM

In Reply to: Phono preamp: by Mikey_210

Of course you can said it's impedance mismatch but in truth..if this is a magnetic cartridge, then you need that extra stage of preamp, it's as simple as that. In the old day all amplifier have that. But now I see lots of record player have the preamp built-in. instead.