Actually, some do. Mostly the cheaper ones because it was a consumer
thing, just not the Teac 4300 series. IIRC, the 4300 has Mic preamps
which, would allow for a flat transfer.
You'll need to check the impedance match before connecting your
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>No, tape decks do not contain phono preamps. You'll need a phono preamp between your turntable and the tape deck's line inputs. I'm assuming that you're using a moving magnet phono cartridge.
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>One must have an exterior preamplifier to record from a turntable onto this
>tape deck, correct? My pre-amp just lost one channel, off to the doc. I
>wish someone would tell me my tape deck has a preamp for my turntable
>during the repair job.