record player

VPI Prime 21+ review

VPI’s Prime record player has been something of a favourite of ours since we reviewed it back in 2015. Since then, the deck has become

Elipson Chroma 400 RIAA review

In some ways, there has never been a better time to buy your first proper record player. Even when vinyl was the favoured option for

Teenage Engineering OB-4 Bluetooth Speaker Lets You Remix Songs On The Fly

At first glance, the Teenage Engineering OB-4 looks like one of those modern Bluetooth boomboxes. It’s just big enough to house powerful sound drivers inside it,

Pro-Ject Audio unveils new Debut Carbon EVO turntable

Austrian hi-fi company Pro-Ject Audio Systems new Debut Carbon EVO features an 8.6-inch carbon fibre tonearm. There’s a new record player in Pro-Ject Audio’s iconic

Best turntable speakers 2020: top speakers for your record player

Standmounters and floorstanders, budget to premium Without speakers, your turntable is nothing but a pretty centrepiece, something to admire without actually being functional. Add a decent pair

Why You Shouldn’t Buy an All-In-One Turntable

All-in-one turntables are more popular than ever for one main reason: they make listening to vinyl dead simple. They combine a record player and a built-in

Audio-Technica AT-LP5x review

A fine sounding, fuss-free turntable Audio-Technica’s original AT-LP5 turntable was a winner. Launched in 2016, its combination of solid engineering, useful features and fine sound

Hands on: Audio-Technica AT-LPW50PB Review

First impressions of Audio Technica’s latest turntable, and it’s a record player that offers convenience for an affordable price When it comes to building record

Rega Planar 10 / Apheta 3 review

Rega takes a radical approach to turntable design Ever heard of the Rega Naiad? Don’t worry, not many people have. It’s the best record player

McIntosh MTI100 Review

A high-end record player that’s currently number one in a field of one What is the McIntosh MTI100? The McIntosh MTI100 is a turntable, amplifier

Vertere Acoustics MG-1 MkII/Mystic review

Vertere Acoustics is a hard company to define. It was founded around a decade ago and focused on some quite extravagantly designed high-end cables. That

Rega Aura review : Impressive phono stage, provided your system is up to it

The idea of a phono stage from Rega Research costing nearly £4000 is still surprising. It’s not that the company can’t make products at this

Technics SL-1500C review : A beautifully made, fuss-free record player

The rebirth of the Technics brand has been fascinating. Since 2014, the brand has released a steady stream of products with varying degrees of success,

Cambridge Audio Duo Review

What is the Cambridge Audio Duo? The output signal from a record player is feeble. It’s virtually non-existent. Every other component in your system, whether it’s

Dual CS 505-4 review

Back in 1983, the first generation of Dual’s evergreen CS 505 cost just over £90. At that time it was the go-to budget turntable and

Hands on: Technics SL-1200/SL-1210 MK7 review

The return of the legendary Technics turntable The Technics SL-1200 is back. Again. The famous turntable range, which launched as an audiophile record player but

Brainwavz HM100 Review

Big over-ear headphones that aim to marry studio-grade sound with premium styling for an inexpensive price What are the Brainwavz HM100? The Brainwavz HM100 are

Convert Technologies Plato Class A review

What is Convert Technology’s Plato Class A? Answer: it’s a wonderfully versatile single box solution for those that want to play music (and, to a

KEF LS50 Wireless review

When someone says the words ‘hi-fi system’, what do you think of? If you’re anything like us, you’ve just pictured a separates combination made up

Audio Technica AT-LP3 review

The recent popularity of suitcase turntables with fully automatic functionality has reduced the record player to a toy, a retro trinket. They appear to cater

Linn Klimax LP12 review

The Linn LP12 was introduced in 1973. This unassuming belt-driven turntable took a while to gain traction, but by the ’80s it had become the

Luxman EQ-500 review

Phono stages aren’t the most glamorous item in a hi-fi chain. But if you want to hear your cherished record player at its best, a

Roth VA4 review

With more people buying vinyl each year, there’s a greater number of turntables being bought (or dusted off) and plugged in. If you’re in the

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

Technics SL-1200GR Hands on Review

The launch of a new Technics SL1200GR turntable at CES 2017 created a stir of seismic proportions, and we were the first in the queue

Apple Music introduced as “the next chapter in music”

This week at WWDC 2015, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduced Apple Music. This is a service which Apple suggests is the next step in music