CD vs Phono Volume


My preferred phono listening volume is “65 out of 100”
Equivalent volume with CD is “50 out of 100”
Phono stage is set to loading suggested by cartridge manufacturer.
Similiar or different to others systems?
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Showing 1 response by millercarbon

All over the map. What position the volume control is at is the most irrelevant thing in all of audio. It has nothing to do with cartridge loading by the way. All it means is the total output of the cartridge through the phono stage is lower than the output from the CDP. If/when some day you change to a higher output cartridge, or a phono stage with a higher gain, or a CDP with a lower output, or a variable output that you turn down, this will all change.