Category Archives: turntables

Technics SL-1200GAE

Just when we least expected it, Technics went and killed off the SL-1200. Let us rewind back to 2010, when the recession was biting and only certain types of hi-fi were really doing anything at all, sales-wise. CD player sales were falling

Technics SL-1200GAE

Just when we least expected it, Technics went and killed off the SL-1200. Let us rewind back to 2010, when the recession was biting and only certain types of hi-fi were really doing anything at all, sales-wise. CD player sales were falling

Technics SH-50P1

This beautiful electronic stylus pressure gauge was originally designed to be bundled with Technics’ EPA-500 tonearm, itself made to match the SP-10mkII transcription turntable. It was also made available separately however, and by 1978 most of the world’s hi-fi magazines

Technics SH-50P1

This beautiful electronic stylus pressure gauge was originally designed to be bundled with Technics’ EPA-500 tonearm, itself made to match the SP-10mkII transcription turntable. It was also made available separately however, and by 1978 most of the world’s hi-fi magazines

Nagaoka GL602

The late nineteen seventies saw fierce competition amongst turntable manufacturers – especially in Japan. The UK market missed much of this, thanks to the reign of the Linn LP12 which seemed to be most hi-fi dealers’ – and magazines’ –

Nagaoka GL602

The late nineteen seventies saw fierce competition amongst turntable manufacturers – especially in Japan. The UK market missed much of this, thanks to the reign of the Linn LP12 which seemed to be most hi-fi dealers’ – and magazines’ –

Rega RP1

This sleek £230 package is pretty much the best entry-level hi-fi turntable you can get. The long-established. Essex-based Rega company has an illustrious history of making vinyl spinners that sound better than they should for the money. Indeed it’s a distant cousin of

Rega RP1

This sleek £230 package is pretty much the best entry-level hi-fi turntable you can get. The long-established. Essex-based Rega company has an illustrious history of making vinyl spinners that sound better than they should for the money. Indeed it’s a distant cousin of

Musical Fidelity M1

Ah yes, the Musical Fidelity turntable. Currently residing in the ‘where is it now’ category, the M1 appeared on the analogue scene just under a decade ago and caused more of a ripple than a splash, for a fleeting moment.

Musical Fidelity M1

Ah yes, the Musical Fidelity turntable. Currently residing in the ‘where is it now’ category, the M1 appeared on the analogue scene just under a decade ago and caused more of a ripple than a splash, for a fleeting moment.

Revox B795

Back in the mid nineteen seventies, the Revox name was considered by many to be the best of the best. The company was regarded as being a purveyor of ultra high end hi-fi equipment, head and shoulders above even the

Revox B795

Back in the mid nineteen seventies, the Revox name was considered by many to be the best of the best. The company was regarded as being a purveyor of ultra high end hi-fi equipment, head and shoulders above even the

Technics SL-150

The technology arrived in 1970 in the Technics SP-10 broadcast turntable, and made jaws drop. Direct drive did what it said on the tin, moving the platter from its centre and without recourse to idlers, pulleys or belts. It had

Technics SL-150

The technology arrived in 1970 in the Technics SP-10 broadcast turntable, and made jaws drop. Direct drive did what it said on the tin, moving the platter from its centre and without recourse to idlers, pulleys or belts. It had