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Best Turntable Under $200: 8 Top Picks For 2022

Vinyl has made a big comeback. When the average consumer moved away from CDs to digital downloads and audio streaming services, many others regained interest in the good old record. Some people miss having physical copies of music which they can see and feel. Others want to experience the unique sound that only a truly …

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The 40 Best Vinyl Records to Test Your New Turntable

So, you’ve just bought a new turntable and want to put it through its paces… Testing a new HiFi setup requires records covering a wide spectrum of sound signatures to see if it can hit those highs, lows, and everything in between, just right. Fortunately, there are many different genres and styles of music out …

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Top 7 Best Turntables Under $500

The vinyl revival is in full swing. Many of you will be first-time turntable buyers looking to make a turntable the new centerpiece of your Hi-fi system, while some of you might be looking to replace your existing record player and take your audio to the next level. Whatever your reason, this list of the …

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Top 8 Best Turntables Under $300

Whether you’re new to vinyl or dusting off old records and coming back, a turntable is what you’ll need to transform those vinyl grooves into music.  Truth be told, a budget of $300 for a turntable isn’t much for what is traditionally an expensive hobby. That said, there are affordable record players that not only …

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Audio Technica AT-LP120X Turntable Review

For a long time, the Audio Technica AT-LP120 has been one of the most highly praised entry-level turntables. While there are plenty of budget turntables that cost under $200, the AT-LP120 offered a big step up for just a few extra dollars. Notably, an elliptical (vs spherical) stylus and the very nice AT95E cartridge, a …

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House Of Marley Stir It Up Turntable Review

House of Marley is an audio manufacturer that was founded in 2012 in collaboration with the Marley family. The company’s eco-conscious identity means they use mindfully sourced materials, such as bamboo, FSC™ certified wood and recyclable aluminum to manufacture their products. Their whole line of products look beautiful, and the ‘Stir It Up’ turntable is …

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Pioneer PL-990 Turntable Review

With the vinyl revival, many people are looking to start listening to music the old fashioned way. There is no debating that vinyl is traditionally an incredibly expensive hobby. The Pioneer PL-990, however, isn’t an expensive turntable. Pioneer are known for their direct-drive DJ turntables. But when it comes to belt-driven turntables, which are better …

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Audio Technica AT-LP60 Turntable Review

Although most have ditched CDs in favor of the sheer convenience offered by streaming services, there has also been a renewed interest in vinyl records in what is known as the vinyl revolution. There’s just something special about having a vinyl collection and operating the turntable. However, in today’s world playing records is an expensive …

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Sony PS-LX310BT Turntable Review

The vinyl revival has encouraged bigger manufacturers to get back into the turntable business, and few manufacturers are as big as Sony. The PS-LX310BT is a very affordable record player that brings vinyl to the masses. You won’t need to worry about speaker connections, external phono preamps or cartridges. Just plug the thing in, place …

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