Turntable and Cartridge Buying Guide

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Choosing The Best Record Player

Marantz Turntable

Who knew that turntables and vinyl would still be around more than a century after they were invented? Not only are record player sales churning along, they seem to be thriving. Perhaps it’s the organic feel to the vinyl, the physical act of dropping the tonearm onto the record or the warm, rich sound quality that digital media simply can’t replicate.

Whether you’re new to analog audio or a true veteran, you may have some questions on replacement parts or need information on which new turntable is right for you. Here are a few tips to get your records spinning.

Does your receiver have a "phono" input?
Phono Cartridge Mounting
Moving Magnet vs. Moving Coil Phono Cartridges
Direct Drive vs Belt Drive Turntables
USB Turntables
Record Care