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Ease of use (20%)
To test sound quality we used three experts. They assessed each turntable using two records: Pixies’ Best of, and ABC’s The Lexicon of Love, which is an older worn LP also used to check for skipping.
The reference speakers are Mordaunt-Short Aviano 1 bookshelf speakers. They are positioned about two metres away from the listeners, with the panel judging overall sound quality.
For ease of use, one tester assessed setting up the turntable out of the box, including attaching the platter, belt, and any adjustments that were needed before operation. He also evaluated the instruction manual. Operational aspects judged include speed selection and cueing a track.
Technical score was a bit more, well, technical – if you don’t know the following terms, don’t worry. Our tester assessed the difference between claimed and measured figures for wow and flutter, tracking force, and frequency response using calibrated reference LPs. He also measured rotational speed accuracy.
19 Oct 2015, Pete
Product use: 1 month or less
Very easy to use - was easy to assemble as well.
Connected very easily to my micro-stereo...played records of all genre (that I have in my collection) very faithfully.
Very happy with it - btw supplied by Real Groovy who know their stuff, an gave an amazing discount. So I finally bought it for $520.
None at all so far
Yes, I recommend this product.
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