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Technics SL-1500C Review

Technics SL-1500C Review – Choosing a $ 2,000 turntable offers several very good options, and the SL-1500C is definitely one to consider. About five years ago, Panasonic, determined to reinvigorate its Technics brand, finally found a recipe for how to achieve it, combining innovation and long-standing neglected knowledge from classic hi-fi into new devices, which is offered to its old audience as well as to new ones, which Technics knew by word of mouth and seeing their legendary DJ turntable in clubs, where it simply refused to stop spinning. And it mostly revolved around variations on that turntable. It has

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Technics SL-1210GR Complete Review And Hearing Test

If Technics has gained worldwide glory, then it is, without doubt, the SL-1200 turntable that is still considered to be one of the best-selling audio devices of all time. It has cult status, was the indispensable tool of many DJs and global reference when we consider commercial turntables. This turntable experienced many reincarnations, so that at one point, with the emergence of a CD player, he slowly and safely went into oblivion. But not for long. Production was never stopped. Moreover, numerous upgraded versions appeared on the market, but the old glory and the amount of sold items drastically fell.

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Rega RP6 – Complete Review & Hearing Test

Rega RP 6 Review & Test Roy Gandi has several simple rules in designing a turntable. Reduce the mass and increase the strength, move structural resonances to the upper range of the frequency spectrum, minimize damping, and reduce engine vibration without using mechanical aids. The new Rega RP6 is an example of how it looks in practice. The turntable housing is lighter, but in comparison to the model RP5, two metal stiffeners are connecting them. The platter base is made of aluminum and the platter is a two-layer glass. The second layer is a glass rim that increases the peripheral

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Pro-Ject The Classic – Complete Review & Hearing Test

New 25 years of classical turntable On the occasion of the jubilee, the renowned Austrian producer launched a new model of the turntable – as it always looked like and with the lid. In the introduction to the presentation that he held in Brussels, Heinz Lichtenegger, the founder of Pro-Ject, with enthusiasm of a fan of records and music, told that he sold the first turntable in his mother’s gas station, using her registered company. In the first year, in its hometown, which then numbered about 2,000 people, he succeeded in selling about 50 Thorens TD166 MkII. Many years later,

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Sota Comet Series III Turntable Review & Hearing Test

The second model in the Sota series came to review, Comet with the factory S303 tonearm. In the offer from Sota are the following models (from the most advanced to the basic): Millennia, Cosmos, Nova, Star, Sapphire, Jewel, Satellite, Comet and Moonbeam. The first four models have a vacuum mat. The first Sota turntable was offered in the market in 1982 under the name Sapphire. It was quickly recognized as a great device and, during the digital era, inspired the fans of analogy. For music lovers who have retained their precious vinyl collections, the turntables have never been dropped into

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Thorens TD 309 Review – Mister Oldtimer

In this text, we will meet a turntable that under the attractive design hides probably the most radical technical innovations of this brand in the last 15 years. Let’s begin… Thorens TD 309 Review & Hearing Test Thorens always associates the authors of these lines with a classic old-timer, with his elegant logo, like a long limousine wing, a massive appearance and a sub-chassis on springs that jiggle on touch. Since Heinz Rorer was once again alive this company, Thorens has adopted and applied new materials and technologies, but also retained some good construction features from the past that endured

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Marantz TT-15S1 Review

Marantz TT-15S1 Reference Belt Turntable Review Remember some really good Marantz turntables? Although I was a fan of Thorens in the vinyl era, it seems to me that in the sea of properly looking and barely playing plastic turntables, the TT 1000 Esotec was the only one worth remembering.   For those younger, those with lesser memory, as well as those who have never cared much about Marantz, this is the only “big” Marantz turntable from the early ’80s to show how the company has the knowledge and ability to produce a HIGH-END device. The TT 1000 Esotec is today

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