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Decided to start a vinyl collection or updating your record player? We’ve tested a selection of turntables to see which sounds the best.

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Yamaha

MusicCast Vinyl 500 (TT-N503)

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$1299
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    How we test

    Overall score is based on:

    • Sound quality (65%). A panel of five sound experts carry out a subjective listening test of a range of track types.

    • Technical accuracy (5%). We test for wow, flutter, frequency response, and stylus pressure.

    • Ease of use (30%). Assesses instruction and setup, using the turntable, and maintenance.

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    We've reviewed the Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500 (TT-N503) to see how well it performs in these categories:

    • Sound quality
    • Ease of use
    • Technical accuracy

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