Whether you’ve got simply started spinning analog audio otherwise you’ve been constructing a group for years, good vinyl equipment can take your enjoyment—and your data’ longevity—to the subsequent degree. I’ve spent the higher a part of the previous decade messing with a number of the most lauded instruments for cleansing, organising, and sustaining report gamers, and these are my favorites. Plenty of those equipment are inexpensive, and they make nice items too.
Before you dive deeper, I like to recommend watching this video on correct turntable setup. Many of the equipment beneath are supposed to help you in ensuring you’re getting essentially the most out of your gear. For extra, take a look at our Best Turntables information and our how-to article on upgrading your home audio.
Updated May 2022: We’ve added sound isolation pads for turntables.
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