Top 10 Best Rated Turntables 2019

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Turntables are becoming things of the past, but there are some of us who love these devices. The reason in using this product is not technological, it is emotional. Turntables make us nostalgic. However, if you are one of us, and trying to replace your old turntable, this article presents 10 great turntables, from which you could select what product to buy.

Best Turntables 2019

1. Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB

The Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB comes first on our list. This device is a somewhat popular product, and it is pretty good at what it does. It is capable of playing any album, thanks to its ability to move at 33.5, 45, and 78 rpm. The product measures 17.72 x 13.86 x 6.1 inches. Unlike older products, newer products often feature USB ports, and the Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB does.

  • Die-cast aluminum platter
  • 17.72 x 13.86 x 6.1 inches
  • USB port

Price: $229.99

Pros

  • Good sound quality
  • 33.5, 45, 78 rpm

Cons

  • Plastic build

2. Audio-Technica AT-LP60

If you would like an Audio-Technica turntable but feel the Audio-Technica AT-LP120-USB is too powerful, the Audio-Technica AT-LP60 is probably a product you would love. The Audio-Technica AT-LP60 is capable of moving at both 33.5 rpm and 45 rpm, but not 78 rpm. The product measures 14.17 x 14.02 x 3.84 inches. This turntable features a die-cast aluminium platter, and it would make a great product for beginners.

  • 14.17 x 14.02 x 3.84 inches
  • 33.5, and 45 rpm

Price: $74.03

Pros

  • Fully automatic

Cons

  • Passable sound

3. Denon DP-300F

The Denon DP-300F is somewhat like the Audio-Technica AT-LP60, when we are talking about its primary features. This product is capable of playing only 33.5 rpm and 45 rpm records. In addition, it has no USB port. The Audio-Technica AT-LP60 measures 434 x 122 x 381 mm, and has a belt drive motor.

 

  • 434 x 122 x 381 mm
  • 33.5, and 45 rpm

Price: $149.99

Pros

  • Good sound quality
  • Fully automatic

Cons

  • Plastic build

4. Fluance RT81

If you like the Denon DP-300F, but would prefer something with a superior sound quality, the Fluance RT81 is a product meant for you. In addition, the turntable would also make a nice product for people who are new to turntables. It has a dimension of 16.5 x 13.75 x 5.5 inches, and this device is furthermore capable of playing 33.5 rpm records and 45 rpm records. The Fluance RT81 is equipped with an aluminium platter, and it has a belt drive.

  • 16.5 x 13.75 x 5.5 inches
  • Aluminium platter
  • 33.5, and 45 rpm
  • Belt drive

Price: $209.96

Pros

  • Great sound quality

Cons

  • No auto-returning tonearm

5. Pro-Ject Debut Carbon

There are people who do not mind spending a little higher than the price of the turntables we have presented so far. If you happen to be one of them, here is a product you should look into. The Pro-Ject Debut Carbon is a turntable costing about $399, and it measures 415 x 118 x 320 mm. This product comes with a belt drive and an Aluminium platter. In addition, the product is capable of playing 33.5 rpm records as well as 45 rpm records.

  • 415 x 118 x 320 mm
  • 33.5, and 45 rpm
  • Belt drive motor

Price: $399.00

Pros

  • Easy to setup

Cons

  • Manual speed change

6. Rega Planar 1

The Rega Planar 1 is a product designed for people interested in a turntable capable of giving great sound quality, but not excessively expensive. The turntable measures about 17.5 x 4.5 x 15.0 inches. Furthermore, it has a phenolic resin, and it is capable of playing 33.5 rpm records as well as 45 rpm records. The Rega Planar 1 comes with no USB port. It also comes with no phono preamp, meaning you would have to get an external one.

  • 33.5, and 45 rpm

Price: $409.99

Pros

  • Great sound quality

Cons

  • Manual speed change
  • Relatively expensive

7. Marantz TT-15S1

The Marantz TT-15S1 is a high-end turntable as well as on the expensive side. This product can not play as fast as 78 rpm, but it plays 33.5 and 45 rpm records excellently. I feel compelled to say that the Marantz TT-15S1 has a very nice design. As regards its size, the device measures 440 x 350 x 110 mm.

  • 440 x 350 x 110 mm
  • 33.5, and 45 rpm

Price: $1499.00

Pros

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Epic sound quality
  • Nice design

Cons

  • Expensive

8. Clearaudio Concept

Here comes another expensive product, the Clearaudio Concept. The Clearaudio Concept is not only an expensive turntable, but also a great one. While most turntables can only move at 33.5 rpm and 45 rpm, this product is capable of moving at 33.5 rpm, 45 rpm, and 78 rpm. The build quality of the device is outstanding and it produces very rich sound.

  • Belt drive motor

Price: $1800.00

Pro

  • 33.5, 45, and 78 rpm
  • Rich sound quality

Cons

  • Expensive

9. Sony PS-HX500

Knowing Sony to be a company which produces great entertainment devices, we decided to try out some of their products, and the Sony PS-HX500 is a product which made it into our article. The Sony PS-HX500 is a product designed for people who do not have so much to spend, but are fans of great products. The device is capable of playing both 33.5 rpm records and 45 rpm records. In addition, the product also comes with great USB port.

  • 33.5 and 45 rpm

Price: $498.98

Pros

  • Good sound quality
  • Good USB port

Cons

  • Plastic build

10. Cambridge Audio Alva TT

Here is another cool turntable, and the product happens to be expensive one. The Cambridge Audio Alva TT is capable of playing only 33.5 and 45 rpm records, and it plays them very well. The sound quality of this device is epic, a thing expected from an expensive turntable. It is pretty easy to setup this turntable. The Sony PS-HX500 which uses a polyoxymethylene platter, measures 17.12 x 14.48 x 5.47 inches. In addition, the product has a direct drive motor.

  • 17.12 x 14.48 x 5.47 inches
  • 33.5, and 45 rpm

Price: $1699.99

Pros

  • Simple set up
  • Durable

Cons

  • No cons

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