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Best hi-fi and audio deals: speakers, amplifiers and record players

The great thing about good quality hi-fi and audio products is that they stand the test of time. However, that does mean it can be hard to find discounts on the very best kit. But deals can be found...

Whether you've been saving up for an amplifier, fancy upgrading your turntable or have your eye on a new pair of speakers, we have scoured the top US retailers to find the best possible deals.

This month we have savings on Klipsch, Sony and Bose speakers, a complete vinyl sound system, Audio-Technica turntables, and more.

Best amplifier deals

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Yamaha R-S202 Stereo Receiver w/Bluetooth $179 $149 (save $30) at World Wide Stereo
This Yamaha design delivers stereo sound across two rooms, Bluetooth support, an AM/FM tuner and a remote control. Yamaha keeps the styling simple but for this price it looks like a decent option for an affordable home audio system.

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Onkyo TX-8220 receiver w/Bluetooth $299 $199 (save $100) at World Wide Stereo
This 2-channel stereo receiver features two powerful amplifiers, digital audio inputs for TV and BD/DVD player connection, analog inputs for your audio devices and built-in Bluetooth connectivity. There is even a dedicated phono input for your vinyl record player. And you can make a $100 saving.

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Arcam SA10 amplifer $999 $799 (save $200) at Crutchfield
The SA10 gives you 50 watts of power per channel, a Toslink optical connector and two digital coaxial inputs, and three stereo analog RCA inputs. For vinyl enthusiasts, there's a dedicated phono input, and there's a built-in DAC. It's an all-in-one system with a lot of appeal.

Best speaker deals

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UE MegaBoom 3 $199 $179 (save $20) at Best Buy
Excellent sound from a portable, Bluetooth speaker that's ideal for taking to the park or on vacation. Now with a $20 saving.

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Bose Home Speaker 300 $259 $199 (save $60) World Wide Stereo
360-degree sound, voice control, Apple AirPlay 2, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, this is a future-proof smart speaker with the design and sonic class that you can expect from Bose. Available in white or black.

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Klipsch RP-5000F Reference Floorstander $434 $326 (save $108) at World Wide Stereo
A new-design 1-inch titanium tweeter fires out through Klipsch’s iconic 90-degree Tractrix horn, while dual 5.25-inch low/midrange drivers are made of Klipsch’s trademarked copper Cerametallic material. This iconic design is available at a 25% saving with this Klipsch floorstanding speaker.

Polk Audio TSi100

Polk Audio TSi100 bookshelf speakers $219 $149 at Crutchfield
These Polk speakers are a great price and promise an open sound with wide staging and precise imaging. They sport a 1in silk dome tweeter, 5.25in polycarbonate woofer and stand 16 inches tall.

Best record player deals

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Audio-Technica AT-LP120XUSB $299 $279 at zZounds
This direct drive deck is supplied with an aluminium platter, Audio-Technica AT-P2 cartridge and tone-arm and plays 33.3, 45 and 78rpm. It also boasts a built-in preamp and a USB output for archiving your vinyl too. A good package now with a $20 discount.

Best hi-fi system deals

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Yamaha R-S202 receiver; Audio-Technica AT-LP60X turntable; Polk TSi100 speakers $467 $417 (save $50) at World Wide Stereo
How about a complete vinyl system? World Wide Stereo has put this stereo system together and given you a discount to match. The Bluetooth turntable gives you a lot of functionality for the money, so you won't be short of features.

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