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As the turntables turn...

Postby No You Are » Mon Nov 29, 2010 3:42 pm

OK, I'm making the leap to vinyl. I was thinking, hey, I should buy a turntable like the cool kids.

Then I saw a really cool turntable online... and it cost $16,000. And I got scared.

So I need help. I'm no audiophile. I just want to listen to good music. What should I get? What features do I need? How much do I need to spend?

Anybody out there got some advice?

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Re: As the turntables turn...

Postby sour29 » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:27 pm

I keep buying cheap turntables and regretting it later. So I have no advice outside of: don't do that.

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Re: As the turntables turn...

Postby No You Are » Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:44 pm

OK, so the $16k turntable it is.

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Re: As the turntables turn...

Postby Squid » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:37 pm

Yo NYA...if I get a sec I'll ask here at work. I'm kinda surrounded by people who would have definite opinions on that...

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Re: As the turntables turn...

Postby sour29 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:57 am

No You Are wrote:OK, so the $16k turntable it is.

$16k is probababababbaly overkill. But under $200 is definitely underkill.

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Re: As the turntables turn...

Postby Liesbeth » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:17 am

depending on what you wanna connect it to, check what kind of output it has (usb, tulip, jack, or whatever all those connections are called in English). Unless you get an old-fashioned mono player where there's a speaker in the lid, of course. That was my first record player that I would spin my Abba 7"'s on. It could play 78 rpm which was fun to play 45's or 33's at.

I think we bought our Sony player for around 175 euro a few years ago, which roughly equals 200 $.


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