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↳ Best Entry-Level Turntable under $150

↳ Top Starter / Casual All-In-One Option at $150

↳ Best Entry-Level Turntable feat. Bluetooth, $200 Range

↳ Designer Looks + Entry-Level Price at $250

↳ A Step Above LP60x, Excellent Entry Level, $250 Range

↳ Best $400 Entry To Mid-Level Turntable - DJ Option

👉 The well-built LP120x is notable for its direct-drive motor (belt-less operation; platter is attached directly to motor; higher torque.) The design takes inspiration from Technics SL-1200, with a fully adjustable tonearm and speed adjustment control. Comes with solid AT-VM95E cartridge + built-in preamp for plug+play into any AUX input.

↳ Best $400 Entry To Mid-Level Turntable - Hi-Fi Option

↳ Best Hi-Fi Style Turntable Under $500

👉 The EU-made T1 is Pro-Ject's most affordable Hi-Fi turntable. It features minimalist design, glass platter, aluminum tonearm, and an Ortofon OM5e cartridge. In addition, the T1 was designed for easy setup + operation. Plug+play into any AUX input.

↳ Best Entry To Hi-Fi / Audiophile Turntables, $600 Range

👉 With the Debut Carbon series, you're getting a custom-crafted, specialized turntable. Made in the EU, this series has been improved and refined for over a decade. Expect high quality components, including the industry-leading Carbon Fiber Tonearm, advanced Motor Design and Anti-Vibration feet. Note: requires an external Phono Preamp.

↳ First Step Into High-End Hi-Fi, $1000 Range

👉 True high-end design and a great value compared to models from competitors. It features upgraded components throughout with extra-emphasis on the tonearm, motor, and its substantial mass. Comes with a Sumiko Olympia Cartridge ($199 on its own). Requires an external preamp.

↳ Best High-End Turntable With Low Maintenance, $1000 Range

👉 The SL-1500C is the HiFi version / non-DJ of the SL-1200 turntable. It features Technics' signature magnetic direct drive motor and S-shaped tonearm. Features a built-in preamp for plug+play to any AUX and a premounted Ortofon 2M Red cartridge. Timeless design and requires very low maintenance.

↳ Real High-End Hi-Fi, $1500 Range

X2 Turntable - Matte Black

Current Price $1,299.00
👉 Step up from the X1 with substantial component + body upgrades (better cartridge, longer tonearm, thicker plinth) further enhancing the listener's experience. The electronic speed control is a rare feature in turntables of this quality, making it that much more convenient for longer listening sessions. Comes with a Sumiko Moonstone Cartridge ($299 on its own). Requires an external preamp.

↳ Clean Lines & Refined Design in $2-3K Range

🥈Honorable Mention: Fun Portable

👉 With a built-in speaker, plug-in or battery operation, and detachable cover, the PT-01 is our choice for portable turntable. Although the sound quality is very lo-fi, many users like its analog charm and great feature set.

🥈Honorable Mention: High-End Model w/Removable Headshell Design, $1200

🥈Honorable Mention: Exceptional Value at $1800

👉 This highly-rated turntable comes with a $1100 Clearaudio Virtuoso Ebony cartridge which alone makes this an incredible value. The 9.4" tonearm is something you'd find on much higher priced models as well. The anti-resonance acrylic construction is both gorgeous and functional. Dustcover is sold separately, some assembly required, and this requires an external preamp.