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CES 2019: Sony announces PS-LX310BT budget Bluetooth turntable

CES 2019: Sony announces PS-LX310BT budget Bluetooth turntable

Not to be outdone by Technics' announcements at CES 2019, Sony has just taken the wraps off its own brand new turntable.

The Sony PS-LX310BT is a new budget deck with Bluetooth connectivity built-in, so you can stream vinyl wirelessly to a Bluetooth speaker.

There's also a wired connection and a built-in phono stage if you want to connect the turntable to a more traditional hi-fi set-up. Sony has included Low, Mid and High gain settings to aid the deck's compatibility with various systems.  

Plenty of attention has been paid to the design of the deck - it's fitted with an Aluminium die cast platter and there's also a newly designed tonearm. There's a direct Bluetooth button for quick wireless playback and switches for selecting speed (33rpm or 45rpm) and size of record (7in and 12in).

The Sony PS-LX310BT is due to go on sale in April, priced €200.

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Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.