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Your Guide to Buying Turntables February 20, 2018

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Your Guide to Buying Turntables, Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

With the renewed passion for vinyl records happening these days, turntables have become popular again. Music lovers know that listening to a record player is one of the best ways to enjoy the depth and richness of an album. Alison’s Record Shop in Nashville, TN, stocks a vast array of vintage albums and CD’s. They explain how to find the right turntable for any budget, below. 

Purchasing Turntables for Your Vintage Albums

Know What Features You Want

Before you start shopping, know what you’re looking for. Turntables are relatively simple devices, but they offer a few different features. If you’re looking for a portable record player that doesn’t take up much space, consider a standalone unit. If you want to hook it into your stereo system, make sure it has the connections you need. Some models can even amplify music coming from a phone. 

Test It in Person

TurntablesAlthough it’s tempting to buy online, turntables are one of those products that are best experienced in person first. Take a couple of your vinyl records along when shopping and ask if you can play them on the models you’re considering. The sound should be lush and full, not tinny and faint.

Make Sure It’s Upgradable

For those on a budget, consider purchasing a basic model that can be upgraded later. Simple models may not allow you to switch out the tonearm and needle or improve the power supply. In fact, it’s possible that cheap units can’t even be repaired. Before you buy, find out if you can perform maintenance and upgrades.

If you’re looking to add to your collection of vinyl records, visit Alison’s Record Shop in Greater Nashville. If they don’t have the album you’re looking for on-hand, they will do their best to find it for you. They will also refer you to the best place to buy a turntable and recommend models. To learn more, visit them online or call (615) 356-0180.

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