How to Polish & Restore a Turntable Dust Cover Using Holdhold Items

How to polish turntable dust cover

Over time, a turntable’s dust cover will inevitably develop a bit of haze. This haze, while it doesn’t affect playback, does affect the visual look and appeal of your turntable. If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of pride in how your turntable looks, sounds, and functions. Since dust covers not only serve … Read more

Is Your Record Player Too Fast or Slow? Here’s What to Do

Record player playing too slow while someone listens to music

At some point, everyone’s experienced their record player playing too fast or slow. This can be really frustrating, but thankfully there are some simple ways to fix it! In this article, we’ll outline what to do if your record player is playing at the wrong speed. So whether you’re a vinyl newbie or an old pro, read on for tips on how to correct this issue.

Are Vintage Turntables Better Than New Ones?

A vintage Marantz turntable

There’s a nostalgic and classic quality that a vintage table is known for, but aside from that, other qualities separate the old from the new. This article will provide a detailed overview of this question while exploring what vintage turntables have to offer.

Are Turntable Cartridges Universal?

Are turntable cartridges universal

Understanding each component can be challenging for those who are either new to record player technology or are simply going through a learning curve. You always want to ensure that you have the right part for the job and that everything is compatible to enjoy the highest fidelity audio quality. With the vast number of … Read more

Turntable Tonearms: What Are They and Why Do They Matter?

A turntable tonearm

Turntables are complex machines. A series of highly engineered parts work together to precisely read the groove of a record and make music. One of the most important parts of the turntable is the turntable tonearm. Tonearm design can make or break your audio experience. When properly set up, they can turn vinyl playback into … Read more

Best Turntables With a Built-in Preamp

Turntables with preamp

There are many different aspects of a turntable that play a part in its sound quality, and there’s a wide spectrum of built-in preamps. You can easily customize a turntable to have the specific parts you’re looking for, but built-in preamps offer an efficient approach that takes the work and additional cost off the listener. … Read more

Best Turntable Cartridges

The best turntable cartridges

It may be a small turntable component, but a cartridge’s build quality can deliver significant differences. You don’t have to be a turntable expert to hear the differences in cartridges that are made of varying materials and overall quality. There is a long list of variations that come with a turntable cartridge, and it’s important … Read more