Marantz TT42P

Overview Unlike other low-cost turntables, the Marant TT42P doesn’t have a USB port for transferring vinyl to digital. It’s just plain and simply a great vintage-looking record player with modern features that will make beginners’ entry into the world of vinyl seamless. Since most modern day receivers don’t include a phono input, Marantz has upgraded […]

Technics SL-1200MK5

Overview In 1970, Panasonic introduced the world’s first direct-drive turntable, the SL-1200, which was superseded by the now-legendary SL-1200MK2–the “wheel of steel” as it’s affectionately called. The MK5, boasting an upgraded motor and cool features like increased anti-skate ability and a long-life que lamp, still offers one of the only motors capable of withstanding the […]

Music Hall MMF-2.2

Overview The MMF-2.2 is Music Hall’s most affordable turntable. Music Hall, whose turntables are manufactured in Pro-Ject’s Czech Republic factory, is only 14 years old but has made quite a name for itself in that short time span. The MMF-2.2 is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of analog and in many ways, no […]

Audio Technica AT-LP120 USB

Overview With Technics prices at an all-time high, the Audio-Technica AT-LP120 USBs offers a secondary, cheaper option with features the SL-1200 does not have. With its modern look and integrated system, it’s one of the best-selling entry-level turntables on the market, and a great start for beginner audiophiles.   Review of the Audio Technica AT-LP120 […]

Denon DP-300F

Overview For many audiophiles coming back to vinyl after a long absence and many first time analog lovers, an automatic turntable looks very appealing. Unfortunately, it is hard to find one that does not compromise sound quality for convenience. The Denon DP-300F turntable is this rare gem. The Denon DP-300F is a manual-type turntable with […]

Pro-Ject Debut III

Overview In the old world of vinyl, 20-year-old Pro-Ject Audio Systems is a relative newcomer. But their great sleek-looking entry-level turntable, coupled with excellent pricing, have contributed to making the Debut III one of the biggest-selling beginner audiophile turntable worldwide. Pro-Ject was the first to offer a whole range of different color choices for the […]

Pioneer PL-990

Overview The Pioneer PL-990 is a fully automatic, belt-drive turntable. Thanks to its built-in phono preamp, it easily integrates into your stereo system and will allow you to spin those records right out of the box! If you’re looking for a step up over CD and MP3, but don’t need all the bells and whistes […]

Stanton T.55 USB

Overview If you’re a DJ, you might be facing the following problem: how do you convert your existing investment in often-rare LPs into a quality-sounding digital audio file?  One solution is to purchase a high-quality computer audio card, recording software, and a phono-to-line preamp that can bridge between the antiquated phono outputs of your existing […]

Top Rated

Rank Item Rating
1 Technics SL-1200MK5 Read
2 Audio Technica AT-LP120 USB Read
3 Denon DP-300F Read
4 Pro-Ject Debut III Read
5 Music Hall MMF-2.2 Read
6 Marantz TT42P Read
7 Pioneer PL-990 Read
8 Stanton T.55 USB Read

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On Record Player, we review the best record players for different price ranges and different uses. From high-end audiophile tables, to DJ turntables and USB record players, you will find vinyl record player reviews adapted to your need and budget.
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