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Awards 2017

2017
Turntables - Product of the year

Best turntable £500-£800

Rega Planar 3/Elys2

“The engaging musical character of the last generation hasn’t been diluted at all, if anything this new version is even more fun”
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2017
Turntables - Best Buys

Best turntable under £200

Audio Technica AT-LP3

“An almost-all-in-one, budget turntable that treats your records as music and not a mere curiosity”
$249
£199
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Best turntable £200-£500

Rega Planar 1

“Even as an entry-level turntable, this is the kind of player that could feasibly be the last of your system’s components you’d feel necessary to upgrade”
$475
£248
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Best turntable £800-£1200

Clearaudio Concept

“It’s difficult not to be enamoured by the precision of the Concept’s timing. It’s incredibly fast, yet consistently in control, never stumbling or tripping over its laces”
$1,399
£995
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Best turntable £1200+

Rega Planar 6/Ania

“The Rega Planar 6/Ania’s masterful handle on rhythm and subtle detail is better than before, with refinement adding to the deck’s customarily musical and insightful performance”
£1,398
£1,398
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Best USB turntable

Sony PS-HX500

“Anything that keeps vinyl fresh and appealing is gold in our eyes, and the PS-HX500 is a great example of that”
$398
£269
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