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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post
    Some amplifiers used to run DIN sockets at line level. That caused a few issues

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    NAIM still do

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man in a van View Post
    NAIM still do
    That is who I was thinking of. Why do they still do it? I remember having to get a DIN to phono lead to connect a Cassette Deck to a Naim amp

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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post
    Some amplifiers used to run DIN sockets at line level. That caused a few issues

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    Other than Line Level (or Phono Stage) what input would you expect on an Amp?
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    Quote Originally Posted by d6jg View Post
    Other than Line Level (or Phono Stage) what input would you expect on an Amp?
    Well DIN level which is quite a bit lower than normal line level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man in a van View Post
    NAIM still do
    Creek Tuners had high level DIN and low level RCA sockets so it must have been a British thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post
    That is who I was thinking of. Why do they still do it? I remember having to get a DIN to phono lead to connect a Cassette Deck to a Naim amp

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    Well they maintain that it offers a better connection.

    I know that all the commercial X-ray equipment that I used to work with used locking dins, so does a lot of electrical stuff that requires a robust connection.

    I used to love my Armstrong receiver, it was my first proper hi-fi (after the Dansette) and a pair of Kef Concerto.

    I asked the salesman for a plug for the Armstrong, he made me pay; "yer've 'add yer discount, sonny!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post
    Well DIN level which is quite a bit lower than normal line level.

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    I have never heard of DIN level before. You learn something new here everyday!
    A modern cable should contain the necessary resistors I would have thought.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d6jg View Post
    I have never heard of DIN level before. You learn something new here everyday!
    A modern cable should contain the necessary resistors I would have thought.
    It probably isn't officially called DIN level but it is generally a lot lower than normally seen on RCA connectors.

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    Thanks to everybody for the info. I didn't win the music centre, to be honest, because there was no guarantee it was working I put a ceiling on it and missed out by the massive sum of ú1

    But, now I know it will connect and can be made operational, I will keep my eyes open and have put it into my alert list.

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