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Best turntables 2019

Product of the year

Best turntable £500-£750

Rega Planar 3/Elys 2

Want the best value turntable on the market? This is it.

Best buys

Best turntable under £200

Pro-Ject Primary E

A great first turntable

Best turntable £200-£500

Rega Planar 1

Rega's P1 deck is up there with the best

Best turntable £750-£1000

Technics SL-1500C

A beautifully made, fuss-free record player

Best turntable £1000-£2000

Rega Planar 6/Ania

A wonderfully refined, articulate and precise turntable

Best turntable over £2000

Rega Planar 8/Apheta 2

Rega pushes the boundaries of turntable performance

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