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Cambridge Audio Alva TT Review

Cambridge Audio Alva TT Review

Cambridge Audio Alva TT
Boasting aptX HD Bluetooth streaming and direct drive, here’s a turntable with audiophile appeal, minus the hair-shirt attitude
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PRODUCT Cambridge Audio Alva TT
ORIGIN UK/China

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AnalogueWorks TT Zero Review

AnalogueWorks TT Zero Review

AnalogueWorks TT Zero
If listening to records is all about involvement, this turntable invites you to feel properly engaged but needs a helping hand to get going
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PRODUCT AnalogueWorks TT Zero
ORIGIN UK
TYPE Belt-drive …
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Audio-Technica AT-LPW40WN Review

Audio-Technica AT-LPW40WN Review

TURNTABLE AUDIO-TECHNICA AT-LPW40WN
Ah, the relaxing joys of spending time with the black stuff! This LP spinner from Audio-Technica cuts out the convenience features to concentrate firmly on getting the best sound for your investment.
It’s …
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$299.00

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Sony PS-LX310BT Bluetooth turntable

Sony PS-LX310BT Bluetooth turntable

Sony PS-LX310BT Bluetooth turntable
THERE WILL BE howls of derision from audiophiles, as they regard Sony’s new turntable. Everything shouts “toy”, from the fully automatic design to the relatively lightweight and plasticky build. Oh. and …
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£183.00
£200.00

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PRO-JECT X1 Review

PRO-JECT X1 Review

X marks the spot
It’s back to the future as Pro-Ject’s latest pays homage to the company’s first ever turntable. David Price listens to the new X1
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PRODUCT Pro-Ject X1
ORIGIN Austria
TYPE Belt-drive turntable

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£699.00

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How to set up your turntable

How to set up your turntable

How to set up your turntable
Taking the time and effort to properly fettle your turntable ensures you’ll reap the sonic rewards.
Here’s how you go about it
Unlike a CD player or a streamer, the turntable is not a plug-and- play device. To …
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CAMBRIDGE AUDIO ALVA Review

CAMBRIDGE AUDIO ALVA Review

Simple truth
Cambridge Audio’s Alva Direct Drive turntable package is easy to use and has Bluetooth connection. Noel Keywood sees the sense.
A simple turntable that ticks all the boxes – that’s Cambridge Audio’s Alva turntable I’m …
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TechDAS Air Force III Premium Review

TechDAS Air Force III Premium Review

TechDAS Air Force III Premium
TechDAS’ Air Force III gets the Premium treatment, with upgrades throughout the design, a heavier platter and revised ‘Air Condenser’ – does it punch above its weight? Review: Ken Kessler Lab: Paul Miller

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Yamaha MusicCast VINYL 500 Review: Vinyl freakshow

Yamaha MusicCast VINYL 500 Review: Vinyl freakshow

Part of Yamaha’s return to vinyl, this deck stands out for its inclusion of Spotify, Wi-Fi, and all manner of networking and streaming. Say wah?
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, roll up roll up, come see this freak of the hi-fi world — a turntable that …
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£519.99

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SME Synergy Review

SME Synergy Review

ALL-IN-ONE TURNTABLE
After a change of ownership comes an unexpected new direction for this iconic British analogue brand – meet the world’s most prestigious all-in-one turntable package…
Review: David Price
Lab: Paul Miller
Belt-driven …
9
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Reloop Turn5 Review: Direct action

Reloop Turn5 Review: Direct action

David Price samples a new direct-drive turntable inspired by the SL-1200 design and aimed at audiophiles on a budget
Despite loud protestations from some hi-fi quarters, Japanese direct drives ruled the world in the latter part of the seventies – …
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£650.00

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AVM Rotation R 5.3 Review

AVM Rotation R 5.3 Review

Employing a novel dual-pulley drive system and a bespoke 10in tonearm, AVM’s first deck is a flamboyant addition to the rapidly expanding pantheon of high-end turntables
Review: Nick Tate
Lab: Paul Miller
Belt-driven turntable with electronic …
7.5
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