VPI introduces £999 entry-level Nomad turntable

The VPI Nomad is a belt drive deck, powered by a synchronous AC motor. The platter itself is machined MDF while the 9in gimbal/yoke-bearing tonearm comes installed with an Ortofon 2M Red cartridge.

VPI says the whole turntable has been built to be strong and durable, but also portable too.

It also comes with a fitted phono stage, meaning you needn’t worry if your amplifier doesn’t have a phono input, while the built-in headphone amplifier allows for private listening sessions.

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VPI made headlines earlier this year with the release of its Prime turntable, which came complete with a 3D-printed tonearm. And very good it is, too.

VPI says the new Nomad deck delivers a sound that is “clear and true”, and they promise it will “remind you of why you loved your records in the first place". It’s available now for £999.

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Max is a staff writer for What Hi-Fi?'s sister site, TechRadar, in Australia. But being the wonderful English guy he is, he helps out with content across a number of Future sites, including What Hi-Fi?. It wouldn't be his first exposure to the world of all things hi-fi and home cinema, as his first role in technology journalism was with What Hi-Fi? in the UK. Clearly he pined to return after making the move to Australia and the team have welcomed him back with arms wide open.