If you want to enhance the turntable’s sound, a soundbar may be the perfect solution. However, how to connect the turntable to soundbar? No worries, we’ll show you.
What is a turntable?
Listening to records on a turntable involves spinning records around its circumference. Speakers and an amplifier are connected to it.
Types of turntables
AC-powered turntables, belt-driven turntables, and direct-drive turntables are all types of turntables. The records are turned vertically by a belt instead of a motor on belt drive turntables. The sound quality of direct drive turntables is usually better than belt drives because a motor drives the record. A motor powers AC-powered turntables, which turn records with an electric motor.
How to connect turntable to soundbar?
If you have both, you may have trouble connecting a turntable to a soundbar. To help you get started, here are a few tips.
- Make sure your soundbar is turned on
- Soundbars have audio outputs that can be found on the side. Look for a green light next to the input jack if it’s not labelled “Line In” or “Mic In.”.
- The audio output of your turntable should be connected to the soundbar’s audio input.
- A turntable without an audio output may require an adapter.
- Your turntable is ready to play music! Just turn it on and start playing!
What are the benefits of connecting a turntable to a soundbar?
When you connect a turntable to a soundbar, you can improve the quality of your music collection, and a soundbar usually has a much better speaker system than a typical TV or stereo so that you can experience a more immersive listening experience with it.
In addition, turntables and soundbars both come with built-in speakers, so you don’t have to use an external speaker system to listen to your music, and by connecting a turntable to a soundbar, your old records can be used as a playback source for your new soundtrack, giving your collection a new lease on life!
Connecting a turntable to a soundbar
With a turntable in your home theater system, you can add an old-fashioned feel to your entertainment experience while listening to your favourite records in high quality.
To connect your turntable to a soundbar, follow these four steps:
Choosing the right connector for your turntable is essential to making your turntable work with a soundbar. Make sure you choose the right connector for your turntable. Some common options include RCA jacks, optical audio connections, and 3.5mm auxiliary inputs, so you must choose the right one for your setup.
Set up your audio connections; once you’ve selected the appropriate connector type and found the appropriate cables, it’s time to set up your audio connections, so first, connect one end of the cable to the Audio output jack on the soundbar and connect the other end of the cable to the Audio input on your turntable and then connect an output from your soundbar’s speakers (typically L or R) to the corresponding speaker terminals on your turntable and at the end connect input from your turntable’s speakers (typically L.
The turntable is sometimes connected to a soundbar so that vinyl records can be listened to, but many people love listening to music through their soundbars.
How do I connect my turntable Bluetooth to my soundbar?
A Bluetooth connection or an optical cable is one way to connect a turntable to a soundbar. Another way is to use an RCA cable.
Turntables and soundbars must be paired before using Bluetooth. You can check this by going into the settings on your soundbar and looking for the Bluetooth icon.
Select the soundbar as the source once your turntable app has been paired with the soundbar. This will likely produce better sound quality, but it may not be as stable. You should connect your turntable’s output to your soundbar’s input if you need to use an optical cable. If you need to use an optical cable, ensure your soundbar has input and output ports.
What if my turntable doesn’t have a Bluetooth connection?
The audio cable from the turntable can be connected to the audio output on your soundbar using an AUX input if your turntable does not have a Bluetooth connection. Connecting the soundbar to the turntable setup lets you listen to vinyl records on your soundbar by connecting turntable Bluetooth to your turntable.