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My everyday record cleaner (before each play) is the carbon fibre brush (the one with two rows of bristles and soft material inbetween to collect the dust) priced at around £7. It used to be called...

For me if I wasnt the best sound quality on my own system I reach for vinyl. If I want easy press play and forget I use the streamer (although in fairness it is mainly used for internet radio)....

Well for that money I would argue that a good s/h deck would be far better than a budget Rega or Pro-ject. Personally I would look at Thorens (as I think the suspended sub-chassis design is...

I disagree with Chebby on this one. Yes, over-priced racks for digital componants can be questioned (do 1's and 0's really care?), but if ever there was a need to isolate a piece of hifi equipment...

I think this may be a bigger present than you have planned for if as well as a turntable you also need an amp and speakers. To even begin to give advice on that you would need to state your overall...

First of all this may be of interest: http://abstractnoise.co.uk/2011/01/09/dual-505-2-mini-restoration-and-first-impressions/...

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Do different amps sound different? Yes. Are expensive amps better? No, not necessarily....

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