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Best turntables 2018

Product of the year

Best turntable £500-£1000

Rega Planar 3/Elys 2

The best value turntable on the market

Best buys

Best turntable under £200

Pro-Ject Primary E

This budget deck makes a great first turntable

Best turntable £200-£500

Rega Planar 1

The level of performance defies the affordable price tag

Best turntable over £1000

Rega Planar 6/Ania

Rega has produced a wonderfully refined, articulate and precise turntable

Best USB turntable

Sony PS-HX500

Want great sound and the option to rip your vinyl in hi-res? This turntable has it all

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