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TTL Setup: Denon: DP-300F Turntable / Audioengine Speakers


Congratulations on your new TTL Setup! Here are detailed instructions on how to completely set up your Denon DP-300F turntable and Audioengine speakers, plus some tweaks for optimizing the setup.

1.0 SET UP YOUR AUDIOENGINE SPEAKERS

1.1

Unpack your Audioengine speakers + locate the accessories + cables as shown. Locate the speaker wire which be used to connect the (2) speakers together. For the A2's the speaker wire is clear, for the A5's the speaker wire is black with gold banana plugs.

1.2

Position your speakers. NOTE: Position the powered unit on the left.  

1.3

Plug in your speakers + connect them together using the speaker wire.

2.0 SET UP YOUR DENON DP-300F TURNTABLE

Please refer to this quick video to get your DP-300F turntable set up. 

2.1 CONNECT YOUR TURNTABLE TO THE SPEAKER

  • Now, locate the turntable's RCA cable and plug it into the speaker as shown.

3.0 POWER UP + PLAY

  • Plug in your turntable's power cord. 
  • Put on a record.
  • Hit the start button on the turntable.

3.1

Power on your speakers!

If you have A5's and you don't hear anything, press the front-panel volume knob to cycle through inputs until you hear something. (the A2 plays all inputs simultaneously).

4.0 UPGRADES (SOLD SEPARATELY)

Consider upgrading the Denon stock cartridge to the superior Ortofon 2M Red for greater clarity of sound. This is our most popular Hifi cartridge in the $100 price range and is the industry standard for audiophile listening. 

 

4.1

Audioengine offers affordable, silicone desktop stands for both the A2+ and A5+

4.2

Turntable Lab: Triple Operation Brush ($25) - The Carbon Fiber brush that your setup is great for everyday usage (we use one in our office). However, our new Triple Operation brush is on another level in terms of effectiveness with dual cleaning pads plus an integrated carbon fiber brush.