These are the best turntables across a spread of price points, from sub-£200 budget options all the way up to money-no-object decks.

Whether you're on a budget or looking to spend big, you want the best turntable for your money. We've rounded up the best turntables you can buy, from budget models under £200 to premium models for more expensive tastes. We've even thrown in a couple of USB decks so you can digitise your vinyl on your computer.

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Under £200

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USB turntable under £200
Under £300

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Under £400
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Under £700

Rega Planar 3/Elys 2

Reviewed on 23rd March 2016 at

Building on its Award-winning predecessor, the Planar 3 delivers a killer combination of sound, build and ease of use. Undoubtedly the best value turntable around.

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Under £1500
Under £2500

Rega RP8/Apheta

Reviewed on 5th December 2014 at

A massively detailed sound, class-leading agility, strong dynamics, exceptional precision... the RP8 has it all. Just make sure the rest of your system does it justice, or you won't get the full benefit.

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Under £5000

VPI Prime

Reviewed on 2nd October 2015 at

VPI’s Prime is a wonderfully confident-sounding package that can organise with the best and maintain composure even when faced with the most challenging musical ensemble.

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Linn Klimax LP12

Reviewed on 21st April 2017 at

At over £18,000, it might not be cheap, or even a realistic proposition for most people. But this Klimax LP12 is one of the finest turntables we've ever tested - it combines sensational dynamics with surefooted rhythm, and all in a package with excellent build quality. First rate.

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