I have been thinking very hard lately about investing in a decent turntable and would like some help, I have never owned one before.
My current system is as follows:
Amp: Rotel RA-1520
DAC: Audiolab M-DAC
Speakers: B&W 685
Stands: Partington Super Dreadnought
Interconnects & Cables: QED
I only really want to be spending around £300-£350 maximum really as I don't think I will be getting a massive collection of vinyl to begin with I just really want to test it out and have a taste of the vinyl experience. It seems very appealing to me owning certain vinyls with the artwork included etc, rather than just a non-physical FLAC file.
Basically my questions are:
Will using a £300 turntable be a huge step down in sound quality compared to the M-DAC?
What are some good matching turntables for Rotel/B&W?
Thanks for all your help in advance,