Turntable Reviews

NAD 5120
Turntable

The NAD 5120 combines a semiautomatic, two-speed turntable with a novel “floppy” tone arm; both are designed to provide superior isolation from external shock and spurious vibrations....
Onkyo CP-1130F
Turntable

The Onkyo CP-1130F is a direct-drive, fully automatic turntable whose tone-arm position is fully adjustable from the front of the unit even with its clear plastic cover lowered. The...
Pioneer PL-88F
Turntable

The Pioneer PL-88F automatic singleplay record player is a completely integrated design that includes a high-output moving-coil cartridge, the PC-41MC, It is front-loading, and its...
Revolver
Turntable

The Revolver is a two-speed turntable manufactured in England by Sundown Electronic Engineering, Ltd. (S.E.E.). It is sold in the United States as a complete record player, fitted with...
Sherwood ST-905
Turntable

Sherwood’s ST-905 is a fully automatic record player with a two-speed, quartz-locked direct-drive turntable and a servo-driven linear-tracking (tangential) tone arm that takes a P-mount...
Sony PS-X75
Turntable

Although servo-controlled tone arms are i a virtual necessity in radial-tracking systems, they have not, until fairly recently, been used in more conventional record players. A couple...
Technics SL-J2
Turntable

Inexpensive yet sophisticated, the Technics SL-J2 is a fully automatic direct-drive turntable whose servo-driven linear-tracking tone arm accepts plugin P-mount cartridges. The SL-J2...
Technics SL-QX300
Turntable

The Technics SL-QX300 is an automatic direct-drive turntable whose tone arm accepts only P-mount cartridges. Since these cartridges have standardized dimensions, weight, and tracking...
Thorens TD 115 MkII
Turntable

The Thorens TD 115 MkII semiautomatic turntable, which replaces the company’s Model TD 115 at no change in price, is basically identical to its predecessor, with the addition of the...
Thorens TD 160 Super
Turntable

The Thorens TD 160 Super is one of the few high-quality turntables available without a tone arm. It is almost identical to its maker’s Model TD 160 MkII (which comes with a Thorens...
Thorens TD 520
Turntable

Despite the rapid acceptance of the CD as a source of recorded music"or perhaps because of it"the development of improved analog record players has not ceased. In fact, the new...
Thorens TD280 MkII
Turntable

The Thorens TD280 MkII is an inexpensive integrated record player with a two speed belt-driven turntable and a low-mass tonearm. Its 12-inch, dynamically balanced, cast zinc-alloy platter...