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Manual and Automatic Turntables Explained

Manual and Automatic Turntables Explained

In this guide, we’ll take a detailed look at the difference between manual and automatic turntables.  I will do my best to answer any question can possibly have about manual and automatic turntables.  Personally, I have both automatic and manual turntables. And both options definitely have their advantages. So, what is the fundamental difference between […]

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  • Tom
  • May 24, 2020

5 Great Beginner Turntables

What is a good turntable for someone starting out with vinyl records? That is one of the most common question people ask me. So, in this article, we’ll look at 5 great beginner turntables. The first three turntables we’ll look at are in the affordable price category. While the last two are midrange turntables that are great […]

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  • Tom
  • May 16, 2020

The 5 Best Audiophile Turntables

In this article, I will review the 5 audiophile turntables that are currently on top of my list. And I will pick my favorite to replace my Rega Planar 2 if I were shopping for an even better turntable right now. What is an audiophile turntable? Before we dig into the top 5 list, let […]

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  • Tom
  • May 3, 2020

5 Best Elegant Looking Turntables

In this article, we will pick the best stylish, elegant, and modern looking turntables that also sounds good and offers great value for money. We all want to buy home audio gear that gives us the most sonic performance for the money, but looks and design plays an important role too. Buying a turntable that […]

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  • Tom
  • April 23, 2020

What do I Need with My Turntable? (Ultimate Guide)

In this article, I will guide you through different turntable setups and show you exactly what you will need for each setup. For the simplest setup, you will only need a pair of powered speakers that connects directly to the turntable. A popular beginner combo is the Audio-Technica AT-LP60X turntable and the Edifier R1280DB powered […]

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  • Tom
  • February 8, 2020

How to Tell if a Turntable has a Preamp

One of the confusing things about turntables (and record players) is that they come with and without preamps. Turntables with preamps are just as common as turntables without. If a turntable has a preamp built in, it will output the same signal and signal level as other music sources like CD players, DVD players, and […]

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  • Tom
  • February 1, 2020
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