Pioneer PLX-500 Review

After the triumphal march of the PLX-1000, Pioneer sends the likewise directly driven PLX-500 into the race for space next to the mixer. In terms of its specifications, it lags a bit behind the top model, but it also leaned slightly on the case dimensions and pitch range, but a 44.1 kHz USB sound card slumbers in its chassis. An interface to the computer, in order to digitize vinyl and put it on with DVS-supporting programs without an additional audio interface. This sometimes takes a lot of weight when making a purchase decision and the professional demeanor improves. Can the

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Pro-Ject Essential 3 Review

The Pro-Ject Essential 3 turntable is a great example of how a manufacturer can offer something new, interesting, and quality for relatively little money. In its program, Pro-Ject offers a huge number of turntables that meet the requirements of various categories of users. It is not disputed that the company has vast experience that they have accumulated in the construction of turntables in recent years, and certainly have the technology that helps their knowledge to effectively implement in every new model. But looking at the turntable on the test raises the question of how far it is possible to innovate

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Pro Ject RPM 1 Carbon Review

Pro Ject RPM 1 Carbon Test – Stable RPMs The base model in the top category of Pro-Ject’s turntable is far more than the basic class – it is a perfect reproduction of vinyl. In the rich turntables selection of well-known Austrian manufacturer, which even makes up to nine lines of the product(except for attractive vertical turntable and limited special editions), the graduation from the basic Elemental model to the leading Signature is very gradual, although it may be somewhat confusing for an indecisive buyer, it offers answers and solutions for all vinyl reproduction needs. Pro-Ject RPM 1 Carbon is

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Pro Ject RPM 1.3 Genie – Review, Test & Conclusion

It is hard to imagine in the present time that some company produces over 20 models of turntables. And in the Austrian-Czech company Pro-Ject’s catalog, we counted them straight 24. The model that we have tested is not included in the catalog, but complete review, test, and conclusion of Pro Ject RPM 1.3 Genie follow. Namely, the name of the tested model is RPM 1.3 Genie, while the company catalog available on the Internet only has an RPM 1 Genie model. What is different is difficult to say. Looking at the image of model 1 and comparing it with the

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Rega RP1 – Review, Test and Final Verdict

The turntable in the initial class can sound soft and seductive on the first impression, but over time, that impression can turn into a feeling that we have a deal with a subtle, “lazy” device. Rega RP1 does not belong to that line of “budget” turntable classes. We can say it is a turntable under 500$, but it has a sound that belongs in a higher price class. Read the details below. RP1 is a new entry-level model of the legendary British music company that has built its name for decades on high-quality and affordable turntables and tonearms. Rega RP1

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Audio Technica AT-LP5 Review

  I have to admit that I’m constantly surprised by the rate of return of the vinyl to the audio scene. At a time when every free moment of your time is valuable and there is a huge offer of simple music players, a turntable that requires time, attention and certainly not the most practical sound source is returned to the scene. The record player has its charm and impression that leaves on a listener, as well as dealing with the records and interacting with the true music lover. Looking at a few days ago by one owner and the

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Audio Technica AT-LP1240 USB Review

There is a company making new waves in the vinyl turntable market, that is Audio-Technica, and we like what we are seeing! Today we will present you Audio-Technica AT-LP1240 USB – a nice rendition compared to the all-time classic Technics 1200. It has a good look and performs well for this price range. This turntable falls into turntable under 500 $ category and it hangs with the best when it comes to nightclubs and for listening to your old time favorite records for a good reason. Moving towards the very serious audiophile turntables is the Audio Technica AT LP-1240, a

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Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Review

Pro-Ject launches the Debut Carbon turntable in three different versions. We went through it step by step. The Devices In The Test Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC Turntable with Ortofon 2M Red Cartridge (~ $400) Pro-Ject Debut Recordmaster with USB and Phono Preamp (~ $500) Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB (~ $600) The Czech-Austrian vinyl giant Pro-Ject started more than 20 years ago with a single model, the construction of which dates back to the pre-reunification period – and which made posthumously socialism the best friend of the hi-fi beginner. Today the program is so finely differentiated that even someone who

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