Yamaha MusicCast VINYL 500 Review

Yamaha MusicCast VINYL 500 is a just-launched device from the Yamaha MusicCast series that has a turntable needle at one end and a wireless speaker or Amazon Alexa assistant at the other. Software and hardware integration did not bypass the turntables, those wonderful creatures that have been more than just a box with a motor, tonearm, and cartridge for some time now. However, the variety of integrations and the functions it enables impose that we invent a new name for each type and subtype of the device in order to know exactly what it does. Sometimes it happens that the

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Pro-Ject X1 Review

From the first P1 to the latest X1, Pro-Ject has been constantly improving its turntables, learning from the rich experience with its customers. In 1991, Pro-Ject showed the world its first P1 turntable. The “low-budget and high-end turntable”, as described, tended to provide a rounded solution for listening to records at a time when the CD had already taken the upper hand over vinyl. It was a fully reduced, manual device equipped with a Sumiko Oyster speaker, with manual gear shifting and English instruction with rather linguistic errors. This turntable has been designated by Pro-Ject from the beginning as an

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Onkyo CP-1050 Review

Today we will tell you something about Onkyo CP-1050 turntable. Read our review and decide if this is a good deal for you for the price below $1000. For a long time now I have been slightly watching the completely dormant collection of vinyl records I have collected over the past years. At one point, I sold out most of the records and completely turned to create a quality audio system with a primary digital sound source, with the promise of myself that sometimes I would listen to some worthy records. I have often done this as a small obligation

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Rega Planar 2 – A Complete Review & Hearing Test

Rega Planar 2 Review – Analog Plug and Play The third version of Rega’s classics is intended for a new generation of vinyl lovers. What impression will it have on older vinyl lovers? For many people from the analog generation, Rega is a synonym for a good sound and solid hi-fi from a mid-size British manufacturer, the one that has produced the most devices that have become history. Rega is best known for its good turntables, but its other devices – amplifiers and CD players – met the same expectations we have been accustomed to this brand in the middle

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Stanton ST-150 Turntable Review

Today we will write something about not so popular turntable in our Stanton ST-150 review article. If you are looking for a professional vinyl turntable we have the best deal right here – the Stanton ST-150. It has a superb motor and great for getting back to your vinyl record roots with a deck made for both DJs and home entertainment and been around for a while. Modeled in the form of the old Technics SL-1200 that is still one of the best oldies on the market, although not in production anymore. It has improved functions and classified as a

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