Turntable Shoppers Guide
Shopping for a turntable?
Here are some of our top picks and why! This selection offers a combination of lower end models, middle range, and top notch players to meet your specific needs. Choose between modern and vintage style turntables. Click the image to learn more!
Everybody's favorite. The best turntable for the most people. It's the Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB Direct-Drive Professional Turntable with built-in preamplifier.
The ultimate beginner turntable. Affordable, easy to use, decent sound quality for the price. The Audio-Technica AT-LP60 Fully Automatic Stereo Turntable. The LP-60 is also available with Bluetooth for a higher price.
Fluance High Fidelity
If you don't need USB recording, you could choose this turntable over the AudioTechnica AT-LP120. The Fluance High Fidelity Vinyl Turntable Record Player has dual magnet cartridge, elliptical diamond stylus, belt drive, built-in preamp, adjustable counterweight & anti-skating, solid wood cabinet RT81.
The sleek TEAC TN-300 Analog Turntable with built-in preamplifier and USB digital output is known for its ability to please both beginners and audiophiles alike.
Electrohome Archer Vinyl Record Player
If you're on a strict budget, you will need to purchase a player with built-in speakers, unless you already own speakers. Turntables with built-in speakers do not produce the greatest sound performance, but if you want to start small, this is the way to go. Classic Turntable Stereo System with Built-in Speakers, USB for MP3s, Headphone Jack, & AUX Input.
Electrohome Signature Classic Turntable
The Electrohome made the list because of its retro design and warm, natural vibrancy. This record player delivers a full sound with an acoustic cabinet and four speakers for hi-fi audio performance.
Some set ups are more advanced and will require speakers-- and that's a another big decision that can seem overwhelming. Don't worry, we can help there too. We have found our favorite speakers and now offer them in our store! It's important to create the best listening experience possible and we want to help.
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