Steepletone SRP05TT Stand Alone 3 Speed Record Player : Great for anyone of any age

Good value for money, bought as a christmas present for my 17 year old daughter. She loves it and intends to take it to university with her next year. May invest in extra speakers to improve sound slightly.

I was given my record player as a present for christmas and i play it nearly everydaymy friends all love it too, they’re always wanting to put records on when they come round. It’s beautiful and though i’ve read other reviews from people who do not like the sound quality, i can hear mine all through the house. I play 7” ep’s and 12” lps both of which play fine, i have had no problem with adjusting the speed as other posts have suggested. The only problem that has occurred with my steepletone is the white border round the top lid coming away from the seem a little. Other than that i love my record play and would recommend it.

Steepletone SRP05TT Stand Alone 3 Speed Record Player with MW-FM Radio – Red/Beige

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  • Compact 3-speed record player with cue lever
  • Plays 33, 45 & 78rpm speed records (45rpm spindle adaptor supplied)
  • USB-out cable connection port allows you to connect the record player to your PC
  • Analogue MW-FM radio – frequency range: Am (Mw) 540-1600Khz / Fm 88-108 Mhz
  • Rotary controls for On/Off/Volume function selection and tuning

Beautiful first record player on a budget. I was so worried after reading the mixed reviews about this product online, but i am so happy that i took a chance and went for it as my first record player. Of course you must heed the comments that aren’t so favourable, but i paid for express delivery and was happy with the packaging and condition the player arrived in. It worked beautifully first time. It looks wonderful, and i’m certainly no audiophile but i think the sound quality from the internal speakers is very good. You can definitely hear the difference from mp3 files anyway. The radio is a lovely additional feature that means i will get even more use out of it. I know everyone says this but i never write product reviews, however i really had to say a few words about the massive smile this player has already put on my face.

A good product for the price. Ok, for the price you are not gonna get a top of the range player. This steepletone though in my opinion is a very good buy and good value for money. It has stunning retro looks, and the sound is quite acceptable, even though it lacks tone or trebble and bass controls ( let alone an equalizer). It comes with line out facility for plugging into a more powerful sound system, and believe you me it really boosts the power, and running it through a different sound system then enables you to alter the tone and bass, or alter the graphic equalizer in my case. My dining room was rockingi’m looking forward to uploading my vinyl to mp3 through the usb connection that comes with it, not tried it yet, but it does look straightforward. Not only that this product operates as a stand alone machine, which a lot of turntables these days don’t. Add this to the fact that you have a built in radio, with good sound. The tuning could be a little more refined, but i’m not going to knock it for the price.

Beautiful first record player on a budget. I was so worried after reading the mixed reviews about this product online, but i am so happy that i took a chance and went for it as my first record player. Of course you must heed the comments that aren’t so favourable, but i paid for express delivery and was happy with the packaging and condition the player arrived in. It worked beautifully first time. It looks wonderful, and i’m certainly no audiophile but i think the sound quality from the internal speakers is very good. You can definitely hear the difference from mp3 files anyway. The radio is a lovely additional feature that means i will get even more use out of it. I know everyone says this but i never write product reviews, however i really had to say a few words about the massive smile this player has already put on my face.

Steepletone SRP05TT Stand Alone 3 Speed Record Player with MW-FM Radio – Red/Beige : Bought for my wife she is very happy with itnot the best radio but it’s good for playing our old vinyl and can be connected to other speakers.

Christmas present for other half and he loved it .

However turned it on and speakers kept giving out a stuttering sound. Turntable wouldn’t work so followed snagging section in literature to fix it, but still wouldn’t work. Returned it and requested another. Although there was no fault on the sound from the speakers on the replacement, again the turntable wouldn’t work even after trying to rectify the problem. Wondering if its a faulty batch and still contemplating whether to give it another try and order another one because it is a tidy looking piece of equipment and other people seem to have had good results from it.

Bought for my wife she is very happy with itnot the best radio but it’s good for playing our old vinyl and can be connected to other speakers.

Christmas present for other half and he loved it .

A good product for the price. Ok, for the price you are not gonna get a top of the range player. This steepletone though in my opinion is a very good buy and good value for money. It has stunning retro looks, and the sound is quite acceptable, even though it lacks tone or trebble and bass controls ( let alone an equalizer). It comes with line out facility for plugging into a more powerful sound system, and believe you me it really boosts the power, and running it through a different sound system then enables you to alter the tone and bass, or alter the graphic equalizer in my case. My dining room was rockingi’m looking forward to uploading my vinyl to mp3 through the usb connection that comes with it, not tried it yet, but it does look straightforward. Not only that this product operates as a stand alone machine, which a lot of turntables these days don’t. Add this to the fact that you have a built in radio, with good sound. The tuning could be a little more refined, but i’m not going to knock it for the price.

Very nice and cool basic vinyl player for play my old records 😉 need nothing else to listen some music.

Great little product, sound isn’t magnificent but for the price it is to be expected.

Great little product, sound isn’t magnificent but for the price it is to be expected.

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Project (Henly) Pro-Ject : One very happy man: )

I purchased this because i have a technics linear track record deck and it just will not play certain records, colored ones, i have a killers album of which i could not play the 1st track on each side. Because it is red in colour. So that is the reason, but wow the sound is great straight out of the box – no intricate set-up routine grrreat.Just plug and play just how i like it.

Brilliant quality for price, was a present for my brother and he loves it.

Pro-Ject (Project) Elemental Turntable with OM5E Cartridge – Red

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  • The new Elemental table is a real “plug’n’play” turntable. No adjustment of counterweight and anti-skating is needed, because both are pre-adjusted. This new straight ultra low mass tonearm is optimised for the Ortofon OM cartridge series.
  • All the buyer needs to do is remove it from the box, remove bearing guard, locate the belt around the platter, remove stylus guard and plug it in.
  • The hidden secret to the new ‘table’s sonic success, is a central gravity mass point, made from artificial stone and placed directly underneath the platter bearing. It is capable to fully absorb unwanted rumble and motor vibration. This turntable appears to be pure simplicity itself, while maintaining high quality audio standards.

Really good addition to a music system. This turntable is a good addition to a music system as i can now play all of my records. The quality of the sound created is good and the service was amazing. Really pleased and an overall great product.

Excellent turntable, sounds great (eventually) and an absolute steal at this price. Be aware that this does need some setting up. It claims to be ready to go straight out of the box but i found that the head alignment and tracking weight were miles out. Fantastic seller though, extremely fast delivery.

Basically you get what you’re paying for – a turntable made of cardboard (sorry mdf) pros – it does work straight out of the box. Basically you get what you’re paying for – a turntable made of cardboard (sorry mdf)pros – it does work straight out of the box (if you can get it out without wrecking the tonearm)not a bad cartridge although i wouldn’t want it to marry my daughtercons – the power supply is probably ok at recharging an electric toothbrush but introduces large unacceptable hum levels. The elastic band drive is ok on a good day but don’t think you can play your beatles favourites after a couple of beers – it will jump off and disappear under the turntable mat leaving you cursing. No bass authority as you’d expect from such a lightweight gadget plus hideously microphonic even perched on a paving slab. No response from the manufacturers about the rubbish power supply – just ‘helpful’ emails from their dealers. It will certainly let you listen to your lps without damaging them (provided the elastic band doesn’t jump off).

Pro-Ject (Project) Elemental Turntable with OM5E Cartridge – Red : Bought this for my son christmas 2015. He has had hours of use over the last year with his ever growing vinyl collection, it is a good quality item with brilliant sound quality.

The turntable looks brilliant and the sound quality cannot be faulted. The turntable looks brilliant and the sound quality cannot be faulted. However, i do have a couple of minor niggles: the unit is relatively light and therefore slides on the shelf quite easily. This would not normally be a problem except that the resistance of the on/off switch means that you cannot just press the switch to start the turntable, you have to hold the unit steady with one hand and press the switch with the other. This might just be due to the polished, glossy finish on my cabinet shelf, and may not be a problem on a shelf with a matt finish. Blu-tac to the rescuethe second niggle is that the turntable is a totally manual unit, which means that you switch the motor on to turn the platter and you switch the motor off to stop it, irrespective of where the pick-up arm is, ie when the record finishes and the arm moves to the middle, it just stays there with the record turning until you lift the arm and switch off the motor. And don’t try to save time by lifting the record with the turntable still running because you will invariably flip the drive belt off. This in itself is not a problem, it’s just that i wasn’t expecting it, there was no mention of it in the spec and i suppose my old-fashioned brain presumed it would be semi-automatic. I don’t think it would have put me off if i had known and i will just get used to it. Overall, a very stylish turntable that produces great music, and that’s what it’s all about really.

Excellent turntable, sounds great (eventually) and an absolute steal at this price. Be aware that this does need some setting up. It claims to be ready to go straight out of the box but i found that the head alignment and tracking weight were miles out. Fantastic seller though, extremely fast delivery.

Bought as a present for my husband. The smile of his face has said it all.

Not to be confused with the swiss government’s 1970s promotional campaign for their flagship national cheese (project emmental) this is in fact a top notch turntable which looks sexy and sounds it too. It’s got 2 phono cables out with an earth wire, which slotted like a dream into the phono input on my sherwood amplifier. The other end has a power cable, and that’s your lot. Music really is an art and i feel a top quality album deserves the attention of a top quality record player. It’s a treat to lower a piece of vinyl onto the felt mat, drop the tone arm just inside the edge, sit back and enjoy the project elemental’s sublime sound. If you’re a music enthusiast who’s been carried along on the. Mp3 bandwagon, step off for a moment (like i did) and remind yourself this is how music should be savoured in all its mechanical glory.

Bought this for my son christmas 2015. He has had hours of use over the last year with his ever growing vinyl collection, it is a good quality item with brilliant sound quality.

Basically you get what you’re paying for – a turntable made of cardboard (sorry mdf) pros – it does work straight out of the box. Basically you get what you’re paying for – a turntable made of cardboard (sorry mdf)pros – it does work straight out of the box (if you can get it out without wrecking the tonearm)not a bad cartridge although i wouldn’t want it to marry my daughtercons – the power supply is probably ok at recharging an electric toothbrush but introduces large unacceptable hum levels. The elastic band drive is ok on a good day but don’t think you can play your beatles favourites after a couple of beers – it will jump off and disappear under the turntable mat leaving you cursing. No bass authority as you’d expect from such a lightweight gadget plus hideously microphonic even perched on a paving slab. No response from the manufacturers about the rubbish power supply – just ‘helpful’ emails from their dealers. It will certainly let you listen to your lps without damaging them (provided the elastic band doesn’t jump off).

The turntable looks brilliant and the sound quality cannot be faulted. The turntable looks brilliant and the sound quality cannot be faulted. However, i do have a couple of minor niggles: the unit is relatively light and therefore slides on the shelf quite easily. This would not normally be a problem except that the resistance of the on/off switch means that you cannot just press the switch to start the turntable, you have to hold the unit steady with one hand and press the switch with the other. This might just be due to the polished, glossy finish on my cabinet shelf, and may not be a problem on a shelf with a matt finish. Blu-tac to the rescuethe second niggle is that the turntable is a totally manual unit, which means that you switch the motor on to turn the platter and you switch the motor off to stop it, irrespective of where the pick-up arm is, ie when the record finishes and the arm moves to the middle, it just stays there with the record turning until you lift the arm and switch off the motor. And don’t try to save time by lifting the record with the turntable still running because you will invariably flip the drive belt off. This in itself is not a problem, it’s just that i wasn’t expecting it, there was no mention of it in the spec and i suppose my old-fashioned brain presumed it would be semi-automatic. I don’t think it would have put me off if i had known and i will just get used to it. Overall, a very stylish turntable that produces great music, and that’s what it’s all about really.

Yea but no , not reccommened by me. Am keeping it but won’t be buying loads of expensive vinyl in a hurry. . Some albums, including modern day release sound poor, others sound better but not fantastic. Better than the deck it replaced, but that was a cheapo from aldi , tevion. The speed changing ias a poroper rigmarole, having to slide the belt over a pulley wheel. Would not have botheredhadi realised.

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Teac LP-R500 – UK VERSION – Turntable/CD/Radio/Tape Cassette HiFi Music Centre – Mine arrived and I fell instantly in love with it

I am now able to convert all my treasured vinyl lp’s etc to cd format wonderful, i am really happy with this item. I have been trying to find a way of doing this for ages.

I am very pleased with my teac cd recorder, does everything i want, records cd ‘s no problem.

The sound from this system was better than i expected. And yes you can copy records and tapes to cds. It is easy to use and the records sound great. Perhaps the only weakness is the tape section – not always easy to get the correct tension in the tapes – but now i just forward wind them before play and this helps in most cases – only lost one tape so far. My teenage daughters use the teac as much as i do – apparently vinyl is cool again. One of their friends asked for details so her father could buy one. Exceeded my expectations and i had bought alternative speakers to use with the system but do not really need them for either classical or reggae. Here are the specifications for the Teac LP-R500 – UK VERSION – Turntable/CD/Radio/Tape Cassette HiFi Music Centre:

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  • Teac LP-R500 – UK VERSION – Turntable/CD/Radio/Cassette Music Centre with Vinyl records to CD recording
  • NOTE: This is the UK version, not a European converted model, so full UK guarantee with Teac, not just with the Seller
  • CD recording, note, you must use audio music blank CD-R or CD-RW (not computer data ones) search for: B0051POG6S or B004ETH61O or for re-writable: B003JNL2A2
  • Record from vinyl records or tape cassettes to CD
  • High Quality sound

Great product – excellent seller. Product is exactly what i was hoping for – but particular praise to gadazzle for free delivery within 24 hours.

Does exactly what it says on the box. Easy and straightforward to use. Bit tedious having to do each track increment as it means you have to stand over the machine but apart from this i am very happy with the performance.

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  • My vinyl LP saver

Does what i wanted it for to play my vinyl records, with the added benefit of being able to copy to cd if i wanted to.

Headlineexcellentmachine sent well packaged and promptly. Will soon be selling it on myselfwhy i have to write another seven words i do not know.

Headlineexcellentmachine sent well packaged and promptly. Will soon be selling it on myselfwhy i have to write another seven words i do not know.

A wonderful product – very good sound and i am extremely. A wonderful product – very good sound and i am extremely pleased with it. I can now play my records as the sound quality is excellent.

A wonderful product – very good sound and i am extremely. A wonderful product – very good sound and i am extremely pleased with it. I can now play my records as the sound quality is excellent.

Does exactly what it says on the box. Easy and straightforward to use. Bit tedious having to do each track increment as it means you have to stand over the machine but apart from this i am very happy with the performance.

Mine arrived and i fell instantly in love with it. Mine arrived and i fell instantly in love with it. It plays my cassettes and vinyls perfectly and the sound has absolutely ruined me for all other formats. Well built, nice design, heavy and plays well. The only bad point is the cd tray feels a little flimsy, so be careful.

I have not unpacked it yet as i am waiting for our building project to complete. Hopefully it will be an excellent devisce and do absolutely everything it says on the box.

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Flexson VinylPlay High-Quality Digital Turntable With Lid – Convert Vinyl to Digital : Great addition to your sonos

Really quick and easy to set up. Researched a number of turntables before deciding on this one. Really quick and easy to set up. Connected straight to my sonos play 5. Style is very simple and looks great. After years of playing digital music, the sound difference is remarkable. I haven’t played any vinyl for 25 years and this has now got me falling in love with music again. It’s great to be able to hold an album sleeve, look at the artwork and follow the lyrics whilst listening. I hadn’t realised how much i’d missed that. The only negative is that you have to remove the turntable to change the speed from 33 to 45 rpm. Other than that, a great purchase. So pleased i didn’t go for a cheaper entry level model.

If you are new to vinyl you will find this, well, a bit confusing, sorry i have owned many turntables from rega and always seem to go back to them. Ok this is without doubt made by rega (badged flexson) in the uk and based on their rp1 turntable with the addition of their a2d phono stage neatly attached to the underside of the plinth with the 24v power supply used on their more expensive turntables. The magnetic cartridge is the rega carbon based on the audio technica at91 but in an improved form. So bearing in mind the a2d costs about £89 on its own, it uses the 24 v power supply tothe motor and the fact the plinth is finished in a smart gloss finish unlike the matte finish of the rp1 this is appropriately priced. Anyway the sound quality is excellent at this price and it sounds much better than my rega p2 circa 2008 which it has replaced. It is marketed as an acessory for the sonos range of active speakers but is a fine analogue turntable in it`s own right. I purchased from analogue seduction by the way.

Love this flexson vinylplay. Dead simple to set up and great quality. Links to sonos seamlessly with a connect.

Just like one of the sonos family. Great and complements sonos collection, need to get a connect amp now.

This is actually a rega rp1 with an added phono preamp. A very basic turntable that sounds good, but that extra detail in the sound that a high end preamp can deliver is not possible – the built in preamp cannot be bypassed. If you can live with that this is a very good buy. Please note it is fully manual, no auto return, and to change between 33/45 rpm you need to move the belt.

Great delivery and enjoying playing vinyls again.

Fabulous product for the money. Great build quality and sound, a little bit sensitive to vibration.

Great vinyl player for the sonos generation. If you love the ease of wireless music, yet hanker for old-school vinyl, this is the player for you. Got mine out of the box and had it set up in 10 minutes, connects directly to my sonos play:5 and i swear it sounds better than digital.

Great addition to your sonos. Easy to set up with sonos and sound quality is excellent.

Gave this item to my daughter yesterday for her birthday. Sound is good and looks great.

Although this is marketed as a ‘digital’ turntable, it’s actually a high quality analogue turntable that happens to play nicely with the sonos or any speaker/amplifier that takes a line level input. I also looked at the project essential ii phono/usb but the build quality on this felt more substantial to me. As others have said, this is based on the rega rp1, but with the upgraded 24v motor and a decent quality built-in phono stage with usb. Cheaper than buying those things separately if you need them. It’s therefore an entry level audiophile deck that your local hifi dealer might actually stock – a big step up from the plastic contraptions you might find elsewhere on the high street which aren’t so kind to your records. Worth noting that the built in phono stage can’t be bypassed, so this can’t be plugged into a ‘phono’ amplifier input if you have one. As it’s built by rega there are official upgrades available, such as the rp1 ‘performance pack’, which i might consider when the stylus needs replacing. It also means it was built here in the uk (southend to be precise) – a rarity for electronics these days. Yes, it’s very basic with no auto stop and manual speed change, but that means there’s little to go wrong.

Enjoying my old vinyl again. Love the way this turntable works with my sonos system. Quick to set up and plugged into my play 5 speaker.

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Lenco L-85 | 33 & 45 RPM Semi-Automatic Belt Drive USB Turntable – Excellent Quality on a Budget

Great sound quality, needs speakers (comes in original packaging). Overall extremely happy with this purchase. Great sound quality, and very easy to transport from room to room (or to another house entirely). Unlike other turntables at this price range, this will not damage records, and sound comes out crisp and clear. Notably, you need to hook up speakers to this, or it won’t play at all. The only complaint i have is about shipping– this was shipped in its original box, meaning when my husband brought it into the house, he knew exactly what it was (it was his birthday gift). Be careful if this is a gift– tick the gift option, and hope for the best that your surprise won’t be ruined.

Lenco l-85 plug and play usb turntable, an ideal entry into the world of vinyl. After having no usable turntable for more than 5 years, i took the chance and ordered this record player from look again after seeing very a favourable 4/5 review in what hifi sound and vision magazine. After lengthy supply delays and a generous 15% discount (from £110), i finally received the lenco l-85 (not to be confused with the lenco l85, which is a much older model). The build quality for such a low priced player is excellent, it’s weighty, doesn’t feel like a toy, and the hinges on the lid are dampend so the lid doesn’t open or close with a jolt. The arm feels balanced and settles down in the groove with an audible through the speaker, satisfying sound. Setup was a cinch as the arm’s anti skating mechanism is factory set, the belt was still in place around the motor and needed no manual placement as it suggests it may need in the instruction book. The preamp is on by default and can’t be turned off. If you wish to use it without, you would need to directly connect the wires from the arm to the output sockets at the back, as this is how standard turntables are built. Sound wise, the audio quality at this price level is remarkable, though not the last word when compared to the likes of the rega p3 or the pro-ject rpm1, these give you a lot more finesse and the subtlety you’d expect from more expensive turntables. Having said that, bass is tight and the timing is spot on, and the upper levels have range and presence that make listening to the lenco and pleasure.

Was looking for a budget record player and this one was getting great reviews for the price range. Great value and very robust. Sound quality is very good, can’t go wrong for the money.

Lenco l-85 plug and play usb turntable, an ideal entry into the world of vinyl. After having no usable turntable for more than 5 years, i took the chance and ordered this record player from look again after seeing very a favourable 4/5 review in what hifi sound and vision magazine. After lengthy supply delays and a generous 15% discount (from £110), i finally received the lenco l-85 (not to be confused with the lenco l85, which is a much older model). The build quality for such a low priced player is excellent, it’s weighty, doesn’t feel like a toy, and the hinges on the lid are dampend so the lid doesn’t open or close with a jolt. The arm feels balanced and settles down in the groove with an audible through the speaker, satisfying sound. Setup was a cinch as the arm’s anti skating mechanism is factory set, the belt was still in place around the motor and needed no manual placement as it suggests it may need in the instruction book. The preamp is on by default and can’t be turned off. If you wish to use it without, you would need to directly connect the wires from the arm to the output sockets at the back, as this is how standard turntables are built. Sound wise, the audio quality at this price level is remarkable, though not the last word when compared to the likes of the rega p3 or the pro-ject rpm1, these give you a lot more finesse and the subtlety you’d expect from more expensive turntables. Having said that, bass is tight and the timing is spot on, and the upper levels have range and presence that make listening to the lenco and pleasure.

I use it with a set of bose. I use it with a set of bose pc speakers and it has almost too much bass. Very compact and with the ability to use small additional active speakers is a huge improvement on the retro-style built-in speaker variety prevalent in many shops. Spend a little more and get a deck like this that actually sounds good.

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  • Very pleased. I use it with a set of Bose
  • Good value , clean sound
  • Excellent Quality on a Budget

This product did exactly what i wanted it to.

The duplo block of vinyl record players. No thrills and no spills but it works well for the money i would rather ditch the mp3 recording option in favour of a 78 speed.

The sun ain’t yellow – it’s chicken. Looks goodhaven’t used it yet so can’t say more at present.

Plays well but usb recording is very hit and miss.

I wanted a nice and affordable turntable so i could play some new and old records and it hasn’t disappointed me. I took a gamble here as there didn’t seem to be any reviews i could find online at all but i went with this because i was very wary of the crosley cruiser which is apparently notorious for quickly degrading records and the cheaper ones seemed an even a bigger gamble. The unit isn’t too big, quite light and the raised feet certainly helped me find a place for it amongst my limited space. A clear dust cover was a nice touch, i wanna see those records spinthe sound is really good, no noticeable skipping and the quality is almost as good as a cd as long as you keep your records clean (a carbon fibre brush is good for this) and store them properly (don’t stack them on top of each other). There’s a function to record straight to a usb stick but i have no plans to use this feature. If you just want to play vinyl, can’t go too wrong with this lencojust as a disclaimer i did not buy this from amazon but i figured i might as well be the first to put down a review on here and help people out :).

Got it for xmas for my partner. Got it for xmas for my partner.Attention needed to also buy the appropriate accessories so that it can function.

Bought for my husband for christmas,he loves it.

I bought this simply because i have hundreds of old vinyl albums and haven’t had anything to play them on for a while. I had an old early computerised deck that gave up the ghost when the microchip failed (it’s purpose was to ensure the deck’s constant speed). While i agree to a certain extent that vinyl sounds better than cd, in general cd wins due to its ease of use (you don’t need to get the album copied to a format you can play in the car, you don’t have to keep turning it over. ), however i did want to listen to some of my old stuff. Converting it to mp3 is also a great bonus since getting a ‘car’ format is a lot easier. I realise from reading other reviews that there are a lot of people who don’t understand hifi, so here’s the best way to set up this deck. Firstly you will need a decent amplifier and even more important, decent speakers. If you don’t have good ancillary equipment you will probably not get any of the pluses that come from vinyl recordings. I have a pair of 1970s celestion speakers that reflect the high standards required of audio equipment during that era (people would never have stood for mp3 quality for listening at home – acceptable for car but when you want to sit down and listen to music, never).

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Numark TT250 USB Professional Direct Drive Turntable : Love this, great build quality all you need to

Excellent price/quality factor.

It’s for the home, and it should make immediate impact. . Fight through the smoke screen. This is a home unit that almost exactly matches the pioneer plx-1000 and the original (1973) technics 1200. It has an almost identical arm, motor, and features (not much at all). I suspect when the buyers realize this, it should fly off the shelves. Note: the amazon controls are out of control to show the wrong products being lump together with tt250usb.

Numark TT250 USB Professional Direct Drive Turntable with high-quality magnetic cartridge, aluminum platter & S-shaped tonearm + Mac & PC conversion software included

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  • Quartz-controlled direct drive motor for virtually perfect speed accuracy; instant torque: 2.0 kgfcm
  • S-shaped tonearm ensures precise tracking of record grooves
  • Die-cast aluminium platter for rock-solid stability (.09% wow & flutter)
  • 45 and 33 1/3 rpm speeds and selectable 115/230v operation
  • Converts records to digital files with usb cable connection to computer

A great turntable ,lovely sound,easy set up and good value.

Wow, fantastic turntable had a go of these at a friends house, i used to have a set of 1210s and these are as near as damn it just as good for a fraction of the cost. (apart from the torque, but against a 1200 and it beats it)quality playback no matter what i threw at them and robust enough to take any style of scratching i tried too, i will be buying a pair, because as much as i love my s4 i need the feel of vinyl under my hands again.

Not cheap, but quality product. I was given this for christmas, and it seems to be a very good piece of kit, albeit evidently principally designed for use by djs rather than the domestic user. However, that does mean that it is well put together to withstand being transported. I am playing it through a roberts blutune 100 via an rca/aux adaptor, and the sound is very good, and more than adequate for me, if possibly not quite as good as the better systems or individual components one would have had in the 1970s or 1980s. However, those systems required a lot of space, while today’s rooms are usually far less cluttered. The turntable itself seems of good quality but the stated rrp of £300 plus is obviously far too much for this, and probably never actually charged, and even at the amazon price of £199, i feel that this may be a little much for domestic users who might be tempted to go for audio technica, ,sound labs or sony if looking for anything above budget price but below premium pricing. However, this is direct drive, whereas those are belt drive, so this is a class above them. Real hi-if buffs could fit a superior cartridge as it will apparently take many other brands. It is not all that straightforward to set up, as the tone arm has to be balanced, and is manual rather than automatic, meaning that you have to lower the stylus on to records, and raise it at the end of each side, so you need a good eye, although there is a cueing lever to raise and lower the tone arm. Nevertheless, if you want a robust and good quality turntable, rather than one of the many sub £100 but rather flimsy offerings available, this is well worth consideration.

Numark TT250 USB Professional Direct Drive Turntable with high-quality magnetic cartridge, aluminum platter & S-shaped tonearm + Mac & PC conversion software included : What a great turntable it’s transformed my vinly collection worth every penny .

I bought the tt250 to play my record collection which has been collecting dust over the years. Compared to a lot of the slightly cheaper popular record players on sale at the moment this one looks great. Easy to setup but require some care as you are dealing with sensitive mechanic stuff here (tonearm, cartridge etc). As an owner of a technics sl1200mk2 which the tt250 copy in looks, i was slightly dissapointed in the plastic look of the player, the buttons etc. It can by no means be compared to the sl1200 in build quality but if your budget doesn’t allow for a genuine sl1200 this is not a bad substitute. For me the bonus is the built in phono amplifier delivering a line output which can be plugged in to most modern amplifiers that lack separate phono input and the ability to connect to a computer via usb cable (yet to be tested). Don’t plug this unit into the phono input if you have one as it will damage the circuits in your amplifier (this is clearly pointed out in the manual). The unit comes very well packaged up in a sturdy box. The instructions for assembly of the tonearm-cartridge and setup of balance/needle pressure is good and easy to follow.

Excellent price/quality factor.

Not cheap, but quality product. I was given this for christmas, and it seems to be a very good piece of kit, albeit evidently principally designed for use by djs rather than the domestic user. However, that does mean that it is well put together to withstand being transported. I am playing it through a roberts blutune 100 via an rca/aux adaptor, and the sound is very good, and more than adequate for me, if possibly not quite as good as the better systems or individual components one would have had in the 1970s or 1980s. However, those systems required a lot of space, while today’s rooms are usually far less cluttered. The turntable itself seems of good quality but the stated rrp of £300 plus is obviously far too much for this, and probably never actually charged, and even at the amazon price of £199, i feel that this may be a little much for domestic users who might be tempted to go for audio technica, ,sound labs or sony if looking for anything above budget price but below premium pricing. However, this is direct drive, whereas those are belt drive, so this is a class above them. Real hi-if buffs could fit a superior cartridge as it will apparently take many other brands. It is not all that straightforward to set up, as the tone arm has to be balanced, and is manual rather than automatic, meaning that you have to lower the stylus on to records, and raise it at the end of each side, so you need a good eye, although there is a cueing lever to raise and lower the tone arm. Nevertheless, if you want a robust and good quality turntable, rather than one of the many sub £100 but rather flimsy offerings available, this is well worth consideration.

Easy to set up , sound is acceptable with a decent mixer/ amp and it did come with a dust cover. How ever the power cord could be longer compared to other equipment i have, the slip mat could be thicker and the stylus is okay for normal use but would not recommend it for scratching. Overall not a bad record player for the price.

I bought the tt250 to play my record collection which has been collecting dust over the years. Compared to a lot of the slightly cheaper popular record players on sale at the moment this one looks great. Easy to setup but require some care as you are dealing with sensitive mechanic stuff here (tonearm, cartridge etc). As an owner of a technics sl1200mk2 which the tt250 copy in looks, i was slightly dissapointed in the plastic look of the player, the buttons etc. It can by no means be compared to the sl1200 in build quality but if your budget doesn’t allow for a genuine sl1200 this is not a bad substitute. For me the bonus is the built in phono amplifier delivering a line output which can be plugged in to most modern amplifiers that lack separate phono input and the ability to connect to a computer via usb cable (yet to be tested). Don’t plug this unit into the phono input if you have one as it will damage the circuits in your amplifier (this is clearly pointed out in the manual). The unit comes very well packaged up in a sturdy box. The instructions for assembly of the tonearm-cartridge and setup of balance/needle pressure is good and easy to follow.

Love this, great build quality all you need to. Love this, great build quality all you need to think your a cool 20year old dj, who can only afford one deck.

What a great turntable it’s transformed my vinly collection worth every penny .

A great turntable ,lovely sound,easy set up and good value.

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auna TT-186E Stereo Turntable Record Player LP USB SD MP3 Recording FM Radio Tuner – good for the price and the speed of the delivery

No weight adjustment on needle so use blue tack to. No weight adjustment on needle so use blue tack to prevent skipping, the sound quality leaves a lot to be desired but the unit plays records if you are not a vinyl buff and looking for perfection.

Nice sound with an adjustment. Before this player i had a £40 steepletone player which was ok, but was rather tinny, so i bought this after noticing it had a bass adjuster (plus the added usb and sd slot and radio attracted me), upon it’s arrival i realised it’s actually exactly the same as my old player (case, cover, arm, speakers), just with the added bits, so i was a bit gutted, but then after playing something and pressing the bass boost i really noticed the difference, really does sounds great now, not tinny at all with the perfect level of bass. Only 4 stars though as the arm is very light and i had to put blu-tack on it to stop it jumping and skipping. Overall i’d say it’s good value for the money, sounds nice, looks ok, arrived very quickly, wouldn’t want to pay any more than what i did for it though (£83).

No weight adjustment on needle so use blue tack to. No weight adjustment on needle so use blue tack to prevent skipping, the sound quality leaves a lot to be desired but the unit plays records if you are not a vinyl buff and looking for perfection. Here are the specifications for the auna TT-186E Stereo Turntable Record Player LP USB SD MP3 Recording FM Radio Tuner:

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  • COMPLETE SET: The auna TT-186E comprehensive stereo system combines both classic and modern functionality. The stereo system includes a vinyl turntable, a FM radio tuner, a USB port, a SD card slot and built-in speakers.
  • RECORD PLAYER: A central element is a smooth-running vinyl turntable, which includes a belt drive, a straight tone arm and a replaceable pickup. This central element is sheltered from dust thanks to the dust cover. The turntable can rotate at two speeds.
  • ARCHIVING: Via the built-in USB slot on the stereo system, whatever you play on the vinyl turntable or CD player or even listen to on the radio can easily and readily be recorded onto a USB stick and digitized for further processing on the PC.
  • REMOTE CONTROL: All the functions and modes of the retro stereo system can be easily controlled using the included remote control. In doing so, set the order of playback, activate the intro function and control all other functions of the stereo system.
  • INTEGRATION: Alternatively, the auna TT-186E stereo system can be integrated into an existing HiFi system at any time using stereo the RCA line. You can easily switch from using the built-in stereo speakers to a high-end 5.1 or 7.1 home cinema system.

I know this may sound strange to many, but there is nothing like the scratchy sound of a pickup needle travelling along a vinyl groove to bring back the atmosphere of those heady, carefree days. I’m not sure what it is, but vinyl records do sound a bit different and, if you are like me, you have a stash of old 33s and even 45s gathering dust in a box. New-generation vinyl players are enjoying a revival and there is a sea of them. I looked but could not make up my mind, until i got the chance to try this auna model and now my search is over. This discreet, light-weight unit fits into the smallest space, only requiring a little shoulder room for the integrated speakers (not all new turntables have them). There are optional jacks for connection to hi-fi speakers or an amplifier, but the onboard speakers are surprisingly loud and the sound quality is more than adequate for such a compact unit. When judging sound quality, one must be realistic and keep in mind the very accessible cost of this player. If you are after top sound, then you will need to shop at a much higher price level. The pickup arm is delicate-looking but the lightness makes it possible to drop the needle with great accuracy.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • I’m in musical heaven!
  • no weight adjustment on needle so use blue tack to
  • Nice sound with an adjustment

Only used it plugged into the mains so far & its not too bad sound wise. Although its basic my teenage daughter was fascinated as she’d never seen one in action. Funny thing actually showing her for a change how to work it. P’s haven’t been scratch proofed yet.

I can’t answer all questions because l got it as a gift for christmas for my son ,looks good good price.

Great little unit easy to use and delivered really quickly.

Nice sound with an adjustment. Before this player i had a £40 steepletone player which was ok, but was rather tinny, so i bought this after noticing it had a bass adjuster (plus the added usb and sd slot and radio attracted me), upon it’s arrival i realised it’s actually exactly the same as my old player (case, cover, arm, speakers), just with the added bits, so i was a bit gutted, but then after playing something and pressing the bass boost i really noticed the difference, really does sounds great now, not tinny at all with the perfect level of bass. Only 4 stars though as the arm is very light and i had to put blu-tack on it to stop it jumping and skipping. Overall i’d say it’s good value for the money, sounds nice, looks ok, arrived very quickly, wouldn’t want to pay any more than what i did for it though (£83).

Budget record player best used for monitoring only. Wanted a player just to record singles before selling on ebay so this machine looked ideal. It would have been even better if the ‘line out’ was independent of the volume control as stated in manual (and on just about every audio piece of hardware that i’ve ever seen). It’s also an un-eqed, very trebbly output with loads-of-hum so you’ll need an audio fix to rectify the signal. Also the player arm vibrates horribly audibly when playing because it’s very loose both up and down and side to side on the fulcrum. This is fixed by a heavy blob of bluetack on the central spindle. An arm lifting lever would also have been very handy as it’s a fiddle to put the arm down, say, on the last track of an lp – with quite a risk of damage if it slips from your finger. The benefit is that it’s very portable for room-to-room use. In essence, with a bit of extra engineering and thought, this machine could have taken the biscuit.

I know this may sound strange to many, but there is nothing like the scratchy sound of a pickup needle travelling along a vinyl groove to bring back the atmosphere of those heady, carefree days. I’m not sure what it is, but vinyl records do sound a bit different and, if you are like me, you have a stash of old 33s and even 45s gathering dust in a box. New-generation vinyl players are enjoying a revival and there is a sea of them. I looked but could not make up my mind, until i got the chance to try this auna model and now my search is over. This discreet, light-weight unit fits into the smallest space, only requiring a little shoulder room for the integrated speakers (not all new turntables have them). There are optional jacks for connection to hi-fi speakers or an amplifier, but the onboard speakers are surprisingly loud and the sound quality is more than adequate for such a compact unit. When judging sound quality, one must be realistic and keep in mind the very accessible cost of this player. If you are after top sound, then you will need to shop at a much higher price level. The pickup arm is delicate-looking but the lightness makes it possible to drop the needle with great accuracy.

Great little unit easy to use and delivered really quickly.

I can’t answer all questions because l got it as a gift for christmas for my son ,looks good good price.

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Lenco L-85 | 33 & 45 RPM Semi-Automatic Belt Drive USB Turntable : Great quality record player for the price

Records to memory stick at 192 b. Records to memory stick at 192 b. Rate takes a few goes to get right but i am impressed. 60’s records seem to record really well on this turntable.

Great clean sound, easy to use and easy to convert to mp3, bought as a replacement player for elderly parents to use to spin their records, good feedback from them. Would have given 5 stars if there were options to purchase with compatible speakers or spare stylus as was a bit of a hack with adapters to get our speakers working.

Really pleased with this item. Easy to set up and god sound quality once connected to decent speakers.

I bought this simply because i have hundreds of old vinyl albums and haven’t had anything to play them on for a while. I had an old early computerised deck that gave up the ghost when the microchip failed (it’s purpose was to ensure the deck’s constant speed). While i agree to a certain extent that vinyl sounds better than cd, in general cd wins due to its ease of use (you don’t need to get the album copied to a format you can play in the car, you don’t have to keep turning it over. ), however i did want to listen to some of my old stuff. Converting it to mp3 is also a great bonus since getting a ‘car’ format is a lot easier. I realise from reading other reviews that there are a lot of people who don’t understand hifi, so here’s the best way to set up this deck. Firstly you will need a decent amplifier and even more important, decent speakers. If you don’t have good ancillary equipment you will probably not get any of the pluses that come from vinyl recordings. I have a pair of 1970s celestion speakers that reflect the high standards required of audio equipment during that era (people would never have stood for mp3 quality for listening at home – acceptable for car but when you want to sit down and listen to music, never).

Exactly as described, some surface noise when playing it. Exactly as described, some surface noise when playing it, but that isn’t really a problem. Only warning i can give is make sure you have a two prong plug adapter.

Leno l-85 turntable with usb direct recording. Lenco turntable with sub recording is very goodi.

Was looking for a budget record player and this one was getting great reviews for the price range. Great value and very robust. Sound quality is very good, can’t go wrong for the money.

Great sound quality, needs speakers (comes in original packaging). Overall extremely happy with this purchase. Great sound quality, and very easy to transport from room to room (or to another house entirely). Unlike other turntables at this price range, this will not damage records, and sound comes out crisp and clear. Notably, you need to hook up speakers to this, or it won’t play at all. The only complaint i have is about shipping– this was shipped in its original box, meaning when my husband brought it into the house, he knew exactly what it was (it was his birthday gift). Be careful if this is a gift– tick the gift option, and hope for the best that your surprise won’t be ruined.

First of all, i didn’t buy this from amazon. I got it from a high street retailer as a replacement for another turntable model that was faulty. I really like the look of it. Nice and bold colour (i have the red variant). The clear cover is fantastic. A lot of other models don’t allow you to close the cover when the record is spinning and some do but don’t let you watch it spin (as silly as it sounds i know). The main thing of course is the sound. Compared to my previous, and faulty, turntable (a crosley) i would say it sounds much better. Everything just sounds much clearer.

Great clean sound, easy to use and easy to convert to mp3, bought as a replacement player for elderly parents to use to spin their records, good feedback from them. Would have given 5 stars if there were options to purchase with compatible speakers or spare stylus as was a bit of a hack with adapters to get our speakers working.

I wanted a nice and affordable turntable so i could play some new and old records and it hasn’t disappointed me. I took a gamble here as there didn’t seem to be any reviews i could find online at all but i went with this because i was very wary of the crosley cruiser which is apparently notorious for quickly degrading records and the cheaper ones seemed an even a bigger gamble. The unit isn’t too big, quite light and the raised feet certainly helped me find a place for it amongst my limited space. A clear dust cover was a nice touch, i wanna see those records spinthe sound is really good, no noticeable skipping and the quality is almost as good as a cd as long as you keep your records clean (a carbon fibre brush is good for this) and store them properly (don’t stack them on top of each other). There’s a function to record straight to a usb stick but i have no plans to use this feature. If you just want to play vinyl, can’t go too wrong with this lencojust as a disclaimer i did not buy this from amazon but i figured i might as well be the first to put down a review on here and help people out :).

Lenco l-85 plug and play usb turntable, an ideal entry into the world of vinyl. After having no usable turntable for more than 5 years, i took the chance and ordered this record player from look again after seeing very a favourable 4/5 review in what hifi sound and vision magazine. After lengthy supply delays and a generous 15% discount (from £110), i finally received the lenco l-85 (not to be confused with the lenco l85, which is a much older model). The build quality for such a low priced player is excellent, it’s weighty, doesn’t feel like a toy, and the hinges on the lid are dampend so the lid doesn’t open or close with a jolt. The arm feels balanced and settles down in the groove with an audible through the speaker, satisfying sound. Setup was a cinch as the arm’s anti skating mechanism is factory set, the belt was still in place around the motor and needed no manual placement as it suggests it may need in the instruction book. The preamp is on by default and can’t be turned off. If you wish to use it without, you would need to directly connect the wires from the arm to the output sockets at the back, as this is how standard turntables are built. Sound wise, the audio quality at this price level is remarkable, though not the last word when compared to the likes of the rega p3 or the pro-ject rpm1, these give you a lot more finesse and the subtlety you’d expect from more expensive turntables. Having said that, bass is tight and the timing is spot on, and the upper levels have range and presence that make listening to the lenco and pleasure.

The sun ain’t yellow – it’s chicken. Looks goodhaven’t used it yet so can’t say more at present.

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Lenco L-85 Turntable – Great quality record player for the price

Great sound quality, needs speakers (comes in original packaging). Overall extremely happy with this purchase. Great sound quality, and very easy to transport from room to room (or to another house entirely). Unlike other turntables at this price range, this will not damage records, and sound comes out crisp and clear. Notably, you need to hook up speakers to this, or it won’t play at all. The only complaint i have is about shipping– this was shipped in its original box, meaning when my husband brought it into the house, he knew exactly what it was (it was his birthday gift). Be careful if this is a gift– tick the gift option, and hope for the best that your surprise won’t be ruined.

I’ve been using this turntable for almost a. I’ve been using this turntable for almost a week and don’t have a single complaint. Great colour, great quality and incredibly easy to connect to speakers. Don’t worry too much about the little cable that comes with it; if you have a pair of speakers that have a 3. 5mm jack, make sure to order a 3. They’re less than £10 and work wonderfully well.

Really pleased with this item. Easy to set up and god sound quality once connected to decent speakers.

Great clean sound, easy to use and easy to convert to mp3, bought as a replacement player for elderly parents to use to spin their records, good feedback from them. Would have given 5 stars if there were options to purchase with compatible speakers or spare stylus as was a bit of a hack with adapters to get our speakers working.

Excellent quality on a budget. I was recommended this record player by whathifi, on the basis it was one of the best value for money record players and it did not disappoint. Excellent quality record player. It plays effieciently and is paired up well with my sounds system. Dust can be a bit of a nightmare on the perspex cover so be careful when wiping it off as it will generate static electricity. Autostop tone arm is excellent. Much better than the awful crosley cruiser i used to own.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Very pleased. I use it with a set of Bose
  • Good value , clean sound
  • Excellent Quality on a Budget

Got it for xmas for my partner. Got it for xmas for my partner.Attention needed to also buy the appropriate accessories so that it can function.

The duplo block of vinyl record players. No thrills and no spills but it works well for the money i would rather ditch the mp3 recording option in favour of a 78 speed.

Exactly as described, some surface noise when playing it. Exactly as described, some surface noise when playing it, but that isn’t really a problem. Only warning i can give is make sure you have a two prong plug adapter.

Leno l-85 turntable with usb direct recording. Lenco turntable with sub recording is very goodi.

Not used the usb function yet but the sound and build quality is great. Relive the childhood and just buy it. Not used the usb function yet but the sound and build quality is great.

Look at my video on youtube to show you how easy it is to record from vinyl with no software. Of course it does depend on what condition your vinyl is in.

The sun ain’t yellow – it’s chicken. Looks goodhaven’t used it yet so can’t say more at present.

First of all, i didn’t buy this from amazon. I got it from a high street retailer as a replacement for another turntable model that was faulty. I really like the look of it. Nice and bold colour (i have the red variant). The clear cover is fantastic. A lot of other models don’t allow you to close the cover when the record is spinning and some do but don’t let you watch it spin (as silly as it sounds i know). The main thing of course is the sound. Compared to my previous, and faulty, turntable (a crosley) i would say it sounds much better. Everything just sounds much clearer.

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Numark TTUSB 3-Speed DJ Turntable : Easy peasy dusty cover me.

My daughter had been after a good record player for a while,(at 21 she likes the sound),and asked around for good manufacturers. This has lived up to it’s reputation and gives good performance when linked up to her ipod speakers. One trip to a music shop to get the right cable and she has been thoroughly enjoying her record collection.

Easy peasy dusty cover me. . Within half an hour i’d recorded the first vinyl single to mp3. The software is a freebie that you can update from the internet. That’s not a criticism at all. It’s damn fine software and better than some of the stuff people are charging for. No, the only criticism is the lack of lid/cover for which it loses a star.

Numark TTUSB 3-Speed DJ Turntable with Adjustable Pitch and Anti-Skate Controls and USB Audio Interface for Vinyl Conversion

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  • Adjustable anti-skate control for increased stereo balancing and 33 1/3 and 45 RPM speed playback
  • Line level RCA outputs with built-in preamp and adjustable pitch control ±10%
  • 1/8 inch stereo line input, RCA line outputs and USB computer connectivity for PC and Mac
  • Packaged with all necessary cables to connect with computer or stereo playback system; included EZ Vinyl/Tape converter software quickly rips your vinyl collection directly to iTunes
  • Class compliant: This product is compatible with all versions of Mac OS X and iOS and with Windows (98SE and up) operating systems

Usb levels too low for some recording software. This is a ‘plastic’ piece of equipment, not really sure if it’s worth the money. However, it does what it says on the box. Plug into your pc via usb and record your vinyl. One thing to look out for though is that you cannot adjust the input levels coming through the usb audio codec. This was a big problem for me when recording some classical lp’s. The level was too low and the recording software thought there was no audio feed. For this reason alone you may want to think about using a turntable in conjunction with a pre-amp that plugs in to your sound card. You’ll have a lot more control over the input levels then. The supplied ez vinyl software is very basic and one that had trouble recognising the low levels.

Haven’t used the product after buying it several years ago, because, i discovered and downloaded spotify,,,,, all my albums are on there, so, no need for vinyl any more,,,.

After trying to record my vinyl collection using leads from my stereo to my computer (and not having a lot of success), i saw an advert for this and bought it. It was one of the best purchases i’ve ever made. Just plug it into a usb port, click on the recording software that comes with it, and turn the turntable on. Excellent results that can be saved to several different formats. With a good set of speakers you could do away with the stereo system and just use your computer.

Numark TTUSB 3-Speed DJ Turntable with Adjustable Pitch and Anti-Skate Controls and USB Audio Interface for Vinyl Conversion : User friendly, but where is the dust cover?. I’ve had this for a few years now and i really like it. It is simple to use and comes with software that is both good, and free, so there are no problems with the software being out of date. I have a rather large vinyl collection, both inherited from my parents and a combination of old and new of my own. I love the look and feel of vinyl, but at the risk of annoying all the vinyl purists out there, i don’t think it necessarily has better audio quality. At the very least you need both a very good player and excellent speakers to hear the difference between a high quality audio file and a record. The quality that this transfers over to my computer gives me lossless files that hold a very high standard, and i can chose to edit out most cracks and pops. It isn’t very expensive, which i appreciated as i was 16 at the time of purchase, and most certainly worth the price. The only real criticism i have is that it doesn’t come with a dust cover, which everyone really should have, and it isn’t sold at a lot of the places that sell the turntable itself. Amazon lists the dust cover at 179 pounds, i’m not sure what that is about, i bought mine for 20-odd i think, and i suggest everyone get one to avoid getting it all over your vinyl collection.

Nice usb turn table, easy to use and easy to record from. Doesn’t come with a cover so beware of dust.

Have to agree with a previous reviewer, god knows how someone managed to break the needle and usb cable in 20 minutes of buying it. The needle is no different than any other you would find on a record player and the usb cable the same as the one you would have to connect your printer. The whole thing took about 5 minutes to set up, it does come complete with cables to plug into the back of your stereo but i couldn’t get a very good output from my hifi system (probably works better with a stack system) plugging it into the computer though was no problem. Simply insert the cd that comes with the record player into your computer to download the software you need, plug in the usb cable and that’s about it. The sound quality i have found has been excellent and you don’t even need decent speakers for your computer (mine are from asda)very easy to record onto a blank cd and the playback i have found on a half decent system is great. Only problem i have with this (and why i only give it 4 stars) is that it comes with no dust cover.

I havent yet set up this turntable as it is a present but the 5 stars are for the fact that when l ordered it said it would be dispatched before 24 dec and it came the next day, by standard post, fantastic.

This deck is like using my old deck in size. The software works incredibly well and is very easy to use.

Usb levels too low for some recording software. This is a ‘plastic’ piece of equipment, not really sure if it’s worth the money. However, it does what it says on the box. Plug into your pc via usb and record your vinyl. One thing to look out for though is that you cannot adjust the input levels coming through the usb audio codec. This was a big problem for me when recording some classical lp’s. The level was too low and the recording software thought there was no audio feed. For this reason alone you may want to think about using a turntable in conjunction with a pre-amp that plugs in to your sound card. You’ll have a lot more control over the input levels then. The supplied ez vinyl software is very basic and one that had trouble recognising the low levels.

The software could be better though.

Great price, amazing product.

Five stars for ease of set up, quietness in operation, flexibility in connectivity. Preamble: for some reason, amazon are posting reviews of the numark tt usb turntable into the numark tt250 turntable as well. They are different products: the former is belt drive and the latter is direct drive. For the avoidance of doubt, this review is of the ttusb belt-drive turntable. Back in my university days i had hundreds of vinyl lps and a lot of them have been rebought as cds. Nevertheless, there are many happy memories stored in boxes which i haven’t been able to play, till now. This turntable, bought for me as a present, gives me access to many, many memories and it is a great asset. It isn’t a hi-fi, direct drive, up-market piece of kit. It is, instead a reasonably well-made, easy-to-use and functional turntable, designed to enable people like me to listen to vinyl recordings either through the two phono plugs into a hifi unit or, as in my case, through a usb plug into a pc.

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