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How to Make a Turntable Wireless?

In this short guide, we’ll look at how we can make a regular turntable wireless and use it to stream music to Bluetooth speakers and other Bluetooth capable stereo systems. The popularity of wireless speakers seems to increase every year. And so do the popularity of Bluetooth turntables that connects to wireless speakers without the […]

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  • Tom
  • November 14, 2019

Best Cartridge Upgrade for Pro-Ject Debut Carbon

In this article, I will review what I’ve found to be the top 5 cartridge upgrades for the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon. And then, pick the one that stands out as the very best choice. A cartridge upgrade is probably the most effective way to take the sonic performance of the Pro-Ject Debut Carbon to the […]

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  • Tom
  • September 15, 2019

Best Turntable Mat for Audio-Technica AT-LP120

Upgrading the turntable mat is one of the most popular upgrades for the Audio-Technica AT-LP120. The vinyl community and AT-LP120 enthusiasts seems to agree that the sound quality of the turntable can be noticeable improved with an aftermarket mat. So in this article, I will test and compare the AT-LP120 standard felt mat against two […]

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  • Tom
  • August 25, 2019

Best Cartridge Upgrade for Rega Planar 2

I recently upgraded the cartridge on my Rega Planar 2. And just as I had expected, it transformed the turntable into a much better sounding one.  The Rega Planar 2 is a fantastic turntable in my opinion. But the standard fitted Rega Exact cartridge doesn’t extract its full sonic potential. It becomes an even more enjoyable turntable with […]

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  • Tom
  • June 9, 2019

AT-LP120 Preamp Removal Guide

If you are a passionate AT-LP120 owner or consider becoming one, then you are likely aware of the LP120 preamp removal mod that is discussed in forums, reddits and in Youtube videos. Many owners can report that they have successfully removed the built-in preamp. While others still have questions on how to do it. And […]

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  • Tom
  • May 25, 2019

Best Cartridge Upgrade for Audio-Technica AT-LP120

In this article, I’ll review the top 5 cartridge upgrades for the Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB. Then I will pick the one that I think is the very best one to replace the original AT95E cartridge on my AT-LP120. Lately, I have spent many more hours than I like to admit on researching and discussing what the […]

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  • Tom
  • April 17, 2019