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The best 15 turntables of What Hi-Fi?’s lifetime

Our celebration of Record Store Day means we get to pay homage to the 15 best turntables What Hi-Fi? has spun in its four decades.

Thorens TD 203 review

When it comes to heritage, few hi-fi manufacturers can match Thorens. The brand was founded in 1883 to make music boxes, began making phonographs in

Pro-Ject Primary review

Buying a turntable isn’t unlike choosing a pastry in that you might be tempted to go for the one with the biggest slice. When it

Best music streaming hi-fi system for £3300/$4950

System building needs careful thought so, whether you’re replacing or making improvements, we thought we’d offer a little advice Like the glory of an open

Best turntable hi-fi system under £1500/$2250

System building needs careful thought so, whether you’re replacing or making improvements, we thought we’d offer a little advice. The key to system synergy is

Pro-Ject VT-E review

PROS Conversation piece Decent mid-range detail Simple speed change CONS Feels flimsy and unstable Bit of a faff to operate Limited cart upgrade options Lean,

Dual MTR-75 review

Every time we think the vinyl revival has hit a plateau, another stalwart from the heyday of turntables rears its head to join the party.

Leema Elements pre/power review

The proverb ‘the more the merrier’ might not necessarily be true, and can certainly be disproved by the amount of hi-fi separates you have setting

Rega Couple2 review

Verdict The Couple2 is an entertaining listen and helps to give our systems pleasing agility and punch For A bold and dynamic sound Against Lack

Audio Technica AT-LP60-USB review

Two budget turntables scooped What Hi-Fi? Awards last year: the traditional Rega Planar 1 (£250/$375) and record-ripping Audio Technica AT-LP5 (£330/$495), both more than worthy

Rega Brio review

We’ve waited six long years for the successor to one of our favourite budget amplifiers – the Award-winning Brio-R – and Rega has come back

Elipson Omega 100 RIAA BT review

While much of the rest of the world appears to be regressing to the rather unsavoury ideologies of a century or two ago, it is

Piega Classic 3.0 review

Never heard of Piega? We wouldn’t blame you, particularly if you live in the UK. This Swiss speaker manufacturer was founded back in 1986, but

Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 review

PROS Outstanding imaging precision Not too picky about placement Super-clean treble Beautifully finished cabinets CONS Lean bass KEY FEATURES Two-way standmount speakers Stands optional 25mm

Steljes Audio ML-30HD Integrated Amplifier Review

Pros Sweet and refined sound Solid build Useful features Cons Limited bass Sounds better at higher volumes Valve a little bit of a gimmick What

Rotel A14 review

Rotel is like the friend you can rely on to have everything in your time of need – plasters, Paracetamol, an elastic band. The exhaustive

NAD C 368 review

The design of NAD’s stereo amplifiers hasn’t altered much down the years. For its Digital series, the Canadian brand strayed a little from its traditional

Mission LX-2 review

Want a list of the best speakers below £200/$300? For most of this year it would have been a shortlist comprising just a single name,

Heed Audio Elixir review

After going upmarket with the high-end Thesis range, Heed Audio has returned to more humble pastures with its new Elixir: an analogue-only integrated stereo amplifier

Copland DAC215 review

PROS Gorgeous Scandinavian styling Wealth of connectivity options Warm, powerful sound CONS No remote for pre-amp use KEY FEATURES Hi-Res Audio-compatible (DSD-ready) ESS Sabre 9018

Audiolab M-ONE review

Anyone who’s ever tried cramming two weeks’ worth of holiday clothes into a carry-on cabin suitcase will sympathise with Audiolab’s concept for its latest integrated

Cyrus One review

Few things are more certain in life than death, taxes and Cyrus’ consistency with making good stereo amplifiers. Keeping up that tradition is the One.

Simaudio Moon Neo ACE All-in-One Music Player Review

What is the Simaudio Moon Neo ACE? The Moon NEO Ace is Simaudio’s first attempt at an all in one streaming system and one that

Pioneer A-50DA review

It’s a brave soul who enters the stereo amplifier market looking to make a lasting impression. At £700/$1050, the integrated Pioneer A-50DA has the build

Rega Planar 1 review

In an era of change, not even Rega’s best-selling turntable is immune to the desire for a fresh approach. Yet, despite a considerable list of

PRO-JECT DEBUT CARBON ESPRIT SB

The turntable range from Pro-Ject now extends to 23 models, so it’s no wonder that when a new one comes along, it can wind up

Rega RP8 review

PROS Stunning treble and mid-range clarity Great timing and attack Tight, controlled bass CONS Not the most immersive soundstage Skeleton plinth looks unfinished KEY FEATURES

Pro-Ject 6 Perspex SB review

PROS Striking looks Deep, controlled bass Immense soundstage Great value CONS Annoying screw-down clamp KEY FEATURES Belt-driven Pro-Ject 9cc Evolution 9-inch tonearm 33/45rpm Suspended sub-chassis

T+A G 2000 R MC review

PROS Sumptuous fit and finish Plug-and-play simplicity Wonderful subtlety, detail and timing Bouncy bass Immersive soundstage CONS Treble is a little reserved KEY FEATURES Belt-driven

Sony PS-HX500 review

PROS Recording software is very intuitive Nice build quality Upgradable CONS Built-in phono stage holds it back Hi-res recordings sound only okay KEY FEATURES Belt-driven