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    Buying Turntable from EU

    Does anyone know what level of duty (if any) I will be liable for if I import a turntable from the EU into the U.K. and how is the duty paid. ie. Do I have to pay the courier before they release it, or would I pay the supplier.
  2. Y

    Wanted Looking for a decent Turntable

    Hello, Looking for a decent turntable as a gift for my brother on a special day. Not anything EXPENSIVE :). Limited budget and it's going to be his first vinyl player.
  3. A

    Technics 1210 turntable, distortion even after changing cartridge and stylus

    Hi, I have distortion when playing vinyl on my decks. They were ok with the old needles Stanton 505s and 500s, but they don't make them any more. The new N500S aren't as good and after a while this distortion started. I figured changing the styli and carts would solve the problem, i got Numark...
  4. Yorkshire AV

    Fender x MoFi PrecisionDeck made an appearance today

    Today was a great day :D The VP of international sales from MoFi Electronics popped in to showcase the recently announced Fender x MoFi PrecisionDeck turntable. This turntable marks the 75th anniversary of Fender and, quite fitting with the story below - they collaborated with MoFi Electronics...
  5. vectra1

    Rega Planar 1 ?

    Hi Guys. Looking at adding a Turntable to my system Thought a Rega Planar 1 would satisfy my needs. Rest of my system is : Rotel A11 Tribute amp and CD 11 Tribute cd player. I have a couple of questions. 1) The Rega has a Carbon cartridge included. The A11 is ready for an MM cartridge, Would...
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    Turntable cartridge upgrade suggestions

    Hi everyone. This is my first post and I'm hoping you can give me some advice. I've got the upgrade bug and am looking at a decent (not necessarily super expensive) cartridge upgrade. I've currently got an Audio Technica AT VMN95-ML cart in the following set up: Rega P3 (newest model with...
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    What if a turntable with built-in phono stage is paired with an integrated amplifier with built-in phono stage?

    This is a very newbie question but after pairing my turntable to unused desktop speakers for a while, I've finally decided to get some hi-fi equipments. While researching about integrated amplifiers, I've noticed many of them comes with a built-in phono stage. The turntable I have is Project...
  8. Yorkshire AV

    Pro-Ject Audio Debut Pro vs X1 turntable

    A few days ago, a group of members from the Pro-Ject Owners turntable group (on FB) were invited down to the UK distributors head office to view the range of Pro-Ject turntables, perform a cartridge test of the 2M series, Quintet Series and Cadenza range as well as get our eyes (and hands!) on...
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    Advice on Turntable and cables

    Hey all, this is my first post on here though I have been reading a lot of threads over the past few months to aid in building my system (so thank you for that). Thus far I have purchased the Denon DRA-800H Stereo Receiver and yesterday ordered a set of the Q Acoustics 3030i Speakers with the...
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    Complete noob help needed

    Hello, so as a complete and utter clueless person, I wish to invest in a turntable, amp, a pair of floor standing speakers, the room they will be situated in is large 8mx15m solid floor. This will be standalone. I have a budget of between £10,000-£12,000 ( a tiny bit of flexibility ) Any...
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    Tone Factory Turntable – anyone have any experience?

    Hi – I recently saw a turntable from Tone and wondered whether anyone had any experience with them as I can't find many reviews of it. I was looking for a budget end, very minimal turntable preferably with an in-built preamp and saw this and thought it looked good. Thanks for any help.
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    Sharp SM-30 Amp Setup with Turntable

    Hello, I'm very new to HiFi/Turntable setups so please excuse if I get the terminology incorrect. I'm trying to setup my turntable with an Sharp SM-30 amplifier with 2 speakers, which I am having issues with.. Please see attached the photo of my setup, I've plugged in the Turntable L/R...
  13. D

    Stand for avr, centre speaker and turntable?

    Hello does anybody have a recommendation for these. I could have the centre speaker separate. But wondered if there was something for all 3 underneath a screen? Thanks
  14. N

    Kenwood P-26 turntable issues

    Hi Everyone, recently I’ve found a old Kenwood P-26 Turntable that was apart of an hifi system, Currently i have the turntable hooked up to my Edifier R1000T4 speakers whilst using an behringer pp400 pre amp I’m not sure what is causing the buzzing sound as the turntable includes built in rca...
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    Advice on Kenwood Turntable P-26

    Hello Everyone, I’ve recently found an Kenwood P-26 Turntable and i was wondering if anyone would be able to help me with setting up, What styluses would you recommend me to use for it and what speakers would you recommend for it as the turntable only has red & white input cables that is...
  16. purenergy

    Equalizer between Receiver & Turntable?

    Since my new Marantz NR1200 can't accept my old-school Equalizer with RCAs the traditional way, Can I hook up my Equalizer between my Turntable and Receiver? If so, at least I could equalize my record music. The older Yamaha Equalizer has RCA INs & OUTs and the Turntable has RCAs that hook up to...
  17. chaz

    What Pro-Ject Turntable is this

    I own this Pro-Ject Turntable and need a new Drive belt for it but I do not know what Model it is I also want to upgrade the Platter as well to acrylic as well. The cartridge is a Ortfon Red the arm is carbon with Pro-ject written on the side of the arm. If anybody thinks it is the Pro-ject II...
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    Best cartridge for a Technics SL-D2 turntable.

    As title really, I've got an Audio Technica AT-VM95E mounted in a technics SL-D2 TT. Now, performance is as expected, but I'm wondering if its worth an upgrade to upgrade to an Ortofon red for instance, for about £85. Now I really don't know a lot about cartridges so I'm open to suggestions...
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    Turntable connectivity to sonos AMP 1

    I have a Soundlab DLP1600 turntable. I also have a sonos amp 1. I am a total newbie to this tech and only know enough to be dangerous! I have connected the turntable to the amp via RCA cables and I have two powered Polk speakers connected to my Sonos AMP. I can hear music, just...It is very...
  20. atkins14

    Vintage Luxman PD282 Turntable and Shure ME97HE - Stylus Advice?

    So I am completely new to turntables, but thought I would put use my dad's Luxman PD282 turntable that he bought new in 1978/79 which has been sitting in the attic for nearly 30 years... It currently has a Shure ME97HE Cartridge, unfortunatley the stylus is broken and quite corroded. Looking to...
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