Articles tagged “Turntable”

The New Pro-Ject T1 Phono SB Hits The Sweet Spot

The Pro-Ject T1 series of turntables is one of the Austrian company’s latest additions to its budget line, which is filled with turntables $500 and below. But the three T1 models are Pro-Ject’s purest expressions of an entry-level product, designed to appeal to vinyl fans who like to keep things cheap and simple. We’re taking […]

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Why I Have A Minor Crush On Audio-Technica’s LPW40wn Turntable

If it’s possible to be infatuated with a turntable, then I have a minor crush on the Audio-Technica LPW40wn. With its clean, simple lines and simulated walnut veneer, the LPW40wn has an easy elegance that’s very appealing. Add the sleek, black carbon-fiber tonearm and you have a turntable that certainly doesn’t look like it costs […]

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How To Clean And Care For Your Turntable Stylus

close up image of a turntable stylus after being cleaned

Discogs included affiliate links to earn fees from the products recommended in this article. Your stylus works hard. Really hard. It’s tracing the grooves, encountering dust and micro-debris each time you play a record. While stylus wear and the need to replace your stylus over time is inevitable, there are a few things you can […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Turntable’s Stylus?

macro of turntable stylus

No one said collecting vinyl records was gonna be an easy hobby. There’s a lot to consider — how to store your records, clean them, check off items in your Wantlist without breaking the bank, etc. Let me throw another consideration onto this quickly mounting pile of vinyl concerns: Does your turntable’s stylus need replacing? […]

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Would You Cough Up $50,000 For A Turntable?

Metaxas & Sins Phonographic Perambulator turntable

Sure, that’s £35,000, or I dunno – a car? But you’re worth it. Netherlands-based design audio company, Metaxas & Sins‘ new turntable is the latest piece of gear to set tongues wagging. They’ve unveiled their new Phonographic Perambulator turntable model, along with its eye-watering price point. The Phonographic Perambulator is M&S’s first foray into the […]

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Audiowood’s Barky Turntable Looks As Good As It Sounds

audiowood barky turntable

Audiowood’s Barky is poised to take the title of 2018’s most interesting looking turntable, and we’re only in March. While we all know by now that a great sounding turntable is essential, aesthetics often come a distant second to functionality. Don’t get us wrong – that is the correct order for those two things. But just […]

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