Audiophile Turntable and Vinyl Reviews

Look through our collection of audiophile turntables and vinyl accessories to find your analog happy place!

Audiophile Turntable and Vinyl Reviews

PS Audio Stellar Phono Stage reviewed

PS Audio Stellar Phono Preamplifier Reviewed

When Paul McGowan and Stan Warren founded PS Audio in 1973, their first product was a standalone phono preamp. After several different design iterations, the PS Audio Phono Preamplifier was introduced in 1975. Now, some 48 years later, PS Audio… Read More »

More Audiophile Turntable and Vinyl Reviews

Audio-Technica LPW-50BT Audiophile Turntable reviewed

Audio-Technica AT-LPW50BT Turntable Reviewed 

Audio Technica’s AT-LPW50BT audiophile turntable at $499 (buy at Amazon) is feature rich, with a built-in phono stage and Bluetooth transmitter. Its model number may not easily roll off your tongue, but it’s one of the newest turntables from a legendary brand. Audio-Technica has… Read More »

Pro-Ject Carbon Evo Turntable reviewed

Pro-Ject Debut Carbon EVO Turntable Reviewed 

Pro-Ject’s $599 Debut Carbon EVO turntable (buy at Amazon) is the latest version of the Debut, which was first released at the end of the last millennium. The Debut Carbon was released just over a decade ago and utilized a one-piece carbon-fiber tonearm… Read More »

Andover Audio Spinstage $249 phono stage reviewed

Andover Audio SpinStage Phono Preamplifier Reviewed

If you connect a turntable directly to a line-level input on your integrated amplifier or preamplifier, I guarantee you will be disappointed by the sound. Why? Because the signal from a turntable’s cartridge needs to be boosted and equalized to… Read More »

Isonic CS6.1-Pro Record Cleaning System Reviewed

Isonic CS6.1-Pro Record Cleaning System Reviewed

Some music fans buy one LP a week, others one a day, and still others buy so many that they can’t (or won’t) keep count. The Isonic CS6.1-Pro is the record cleaning system for the that last group, the LP-purchasing power users… Read More »

GrooveWasher's Mondo Record Cleaning Kit

GrooveWasher Mondo Record Cleaning Kit

It should be obvious that a clean record makes for a better listening experience. There are a multiplicity of ways to clean your records. When you pull a rock through a canyon (which is what a record player does) it… Read More »

Rega Planar 1 Turntable Reviewed

Rega Planar 1 Turntable Reviewed

The vinyl resurgence has music lovers everywhere clamoring for that magical analog sound. Needless to say, though, that sound starts at the source. The better the source, the better the sound. And while it’s possible these days to spend six… Read More »

Marantz TT-15S2 Turntable Reviewed

Marantz TT-15S1 Turntable Reviewed

Marantz’s TT-15S1 turntable (buy at Amazon) is a time-tested all-in-one turntable for listeners who don’t want to obsess over every component choice. For $1,799, you get your turntable, arm, and cartridge. While some purists may cringe at the thought of… Read More »

The Record Doctor VI Record Cleaner

Record Doctor VI Record Cleaning Machine Reviewed 

Think about the way record players work. They make sound by dragging a stylus through the grooves in a PVC/PVA polymer platter, the vibrations of which are turned into electrical impulses. As a result of the physical nature of all… Read More »

Schiit Mani 2 Phono Preamp

Schiit Mani 2 Phono Preamp Reviewed

“This stuff is the Schiit…” That is how the story started for Schiit Audio in 2010 when Jason Stoddard and Mike Moffett decided to combine their years of industry experience into something new. The USA-made Mani 2 is a phono… Read More »