Need advice on turntables!

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by Shock/Tactics, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Shock/Tactics

    Shock/Tactics Get the fuck up

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    Hey guys bought a pair of 2nd hand Kams (DDX-580) a while back but the tone arm on one of them is pretty fucked and I need to upgrade. I've been thinking about saving for a pair of 1210s off ebay but I'm not sure if its just worth getting a slightly downgraded pair for less money? I should have about 400 quid after Christmas

    Cheers!
    Tom
     
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    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    tbh most people will tell u to buy technics
    and u probably should
    but to be fair they all do the same thing. as long as they are not belt drive you will be fine.
    go with what you can afford.
    if u can stretch to afford 2nd hand technics i would. they have stood the test of time for good reasons.
    hope that helps.
     
  3. craig@zool

    craig@zool New Member

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    £400 will get you a set of 1200/1210 no problem, just keep looking on eBay, loads on there. The only other TT to consider for that price/quality with be the Stanton str8150's.
     
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    CPR Codec - Mirrors Audio

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    ^^ thats all u need to know really. as its already been said pretty much everyone will advise technics and for good reason.
     
  5. herojuana

    herojuana hairy kuala

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    Vestax pdx2000s and upwards are pretty handy to. Can sometimes pick up a pair for dirt cheap.
     
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    JHSE23 the yen

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    Do you work at redeye mate?
     
  7. Shock/Tactics

    Shock/Tactics Get the fuck up

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    Cheers for the advice guys! Yeah think I will probably end up getting 1210s/1200s!

    Nah I don't mate