Recommendations for record player

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  1. Hunger_force

    Hunger_force West coast Suburbanite

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    I want to start a record collection, but I need to buy a record player. Records are completely new to me and I have no idea what I should look for in a player. Any advice would be extremely helpful.

    Thanks :)
     
  2. sine-tek

    sine-tek 100% MC Free

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    Technics 1210s are the only way forward! will last you the rest of your natural life (and it'll still keep turning after that)
     
  3. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Don't agree.

    If you want to dj, Technics are good.

    But for home listening, you can get better and cheaper.

    DJ use is not home use.

    I won't answer the question about what to buy because a price range hasn't been given.
     
  4. Dj Jammin

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    Numark TT200's :D
     
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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    first thing you need to do is see to it that it only plays vocal tunes, ie records with song on them. that way youll be well on your way, i think we can all agree.
     
  6. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    No Logikz! You need one with the patented ACHS* system.

    *Anticlownheadstepping.
     
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    The Technics SL-1200 MK2 is Meatwad approved. Some Meatwad slipmatts would be keen, someone should get on that!
     
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    What does that do? Break appart any clownstep record you try to play on the table?
     
  9. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Its more complicated than that. The advanced arm and head work together to process all wobble and simplistic beats through a patented electro-mechanic system that transforms TC & Clipz records into "Propa DNB (TM)".
     
  10. Hunger_force

    Hunger_force West coast Suburbanite

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    I need one that can plug directly into speakers and under 150
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Proper record players don't plug into speakers, you also need an amp.

    150 what? Note that the majority of posters here don't live in the USA, unlike most other forums.
     
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    No need for such sophisticated equipment. I find a sledgehammer works just fine!:twitch:
     
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    From what I've heard about this TT the sound quality is no match for a proper hifi TT. As such even the cheapest Project TT (around £130) will far outperform this deck in terms of sound quality. If you want to connect it to a computer you can either use a standard phono preamp plugged into the line in on your soundcard or a usb preamp/soundcard.
     
  15. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    That usb turntable is a ripoff. It doesn't even start and stop when you press record on the computer. There is no point buying it, you can just record sound from a normal hifi setup with exactly the same effort.
     
  16. SIRUS

    SIRUS 変なひと

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    spot on, fuck it even vestax will do...

    make sure you get a mixer and you'll never look back.

    HONEST.