We've rounded up some of the best-value record players on the market right now – from budget options to high-end products.

The following are the best value turntables you can buy, from budget record players under £200 to premium decks for more expensive tastes - and USB decks if you're looking to archive your precious vinyl collection.

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Under £200

Pro-Ject Primary

Reviewed on 28th March 2017 at
£190

The Pro-Ject Primary, based on the engineering of the Elemental turntable, is a great way to get into the vinyl action.

It's full of life, bold, and has a great sense of rhythm that's a welcome surprise at this price. We've seen few players fit their brief so well.

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USB turntable under £200
Under £300

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Under £400
USB turntable under £500

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Under £700

Rega Planar 3/Elys 2

Reviewed on 23rd March 2016 at
£625

The Planar 3 builds strongly on its Award-winning predecessor, the RP3, delivering a class-leading combination of sound, build and ease of use.

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

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Under £1500
Our Rating 
93%

Clearaudio Concept

Reviewed on 7th March 2016 at
£1,000

We've long been fans of Clearaudio's Concept turntable package. It's a thoroughly sorted, easy-to-own package with tremendous sound that has poise and pace to spare, combining punch, extension and tonal variation in equal measure.

It is an outstanding product, and took the title of Best turntable £800+ at the 2015 What Hi-Fi? Awards.

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Under £2500

Rega RP8/Apheta

Reviewed on 5th December 2014 at
£2,200

With a massively detailed sound delivered with class-leading agility, strong dynamics and exceptional precision, the RP8 is a terrific turntable that sets standards for the price. Just be careful with system matching.

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Under £5000

VPI Prime

Reviewed on 2nd October 2015 at
£3,750

Our Temptation Award winner of 2015, 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 music.

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