Fluance RT84 Review – The Total Package?

Fluance RT84 Review

Whether you are looking to buy your first turntable and want to start out the right way or if you are looking into upgrading your starter turntable, the Fluance RT84 might be a great contender. Fluance seems to position it between the mid-range turntables and HiFi turntables costing a multiple of its price. It truly … Read more

Can a Turntable Play All Record Sizes?

Can a turntable play all record sizes

The answer here is yes, some turntables are able to play all records sizes. Most turntables in today’s market are able to play 33 RPM and 45 RPM records. A smaller percentage of turntables also have the possibility to play 78 RPM records. However, they need some manual adjustments to do so like replacing an … Read more

Pro-Ject Debut RecordMaster (III) – In Depth Review

Pro-Ject Debut-RecordMaster-Review

The Pro-Ject Debut III RecordMaster is one of the top models from the renowned Debut line. This model focuses on the vinyl enthusiast that is looking into getting a HiFi sound but don’t want to go all out and spend a fortune. It is quite fancy named “RecordMaster” that points towards advanced audiophiles that are … Read more

What is a Direct Drive Turntable?

What is a direct drive turntable?

So you might have recently started looking into turntables or just want to learn more about the world of vinyl. In any case, you will come across a lot of new terms such as components like the cartridge, tonearm, counterweight, platter, etc. The same goes for how the turntable is driven, this can either be … Read more

Can cheap turntables damage records?

can cheap turntables damage records

The short answer is, yes they can. Some cheaper turntables feature a low-quality stylus that might last only 40 playing hours and can start damaging your records. However, in general, it is quite easy to prevent by picking the correct stylus or turntable that is made from higher quality materials. Cheap turntables can still be … Read more

What Is Anti Skate On A Turntable?

What Is Anti Skate On A Turntable?

Anti Skate is a feature on a turntable that counteracts against the skating force pushing the tonearm towards the center when playing a record. This force is caused by the friction between the needle/stylus and the surface of the record itself. It is called skating force and it could lead to problems in playback, for … Read more

Pro-Ject T1 Review – Decent Midrange Turntable

The Pro-Ject audio brand has been around for a while after its founding in 1991 in Austria. Their turntables are fully made in the EU and that means every little component. It recently has released a new turntable model that comes in two versions, the Pro-Ject T1 and the Pro-Ject T1 SB. In this article … Read more

How Much Does A Vinyl Record Weigh?

How Much Does A Vinyl Record Weigh?

Vinyl records come in different sizes and can be quite heavy when you need to transport a bunch of records. So how much does a vinyl record actually weigh? Knowing this can help you figure out how to store your records, ship your records, and it also affects the sound and durability of a record. … Read more