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Is it a good idea to stream a vinyl turntable via Bluetooth?

I am a beginner in the "vinyl world" and I am interested in how modern turntables work. As I have heard from people, if you stream your record player with Bluetooth (e.g. Audio Technica AT-LP60BK-BT) ...
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Clipping on sibilant sounds with new turntable stylus [closed]

The new stylus I installed for my old Kenwood turntable is producing distortion on sibilant sounds. It's particularly noticeable on an album that was mixed with high volume levels. Is the cartridge ...
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Dorset Crosley Record Player table not turning [closed]

Purchased a Crosley record player and in less than a year, the player stopped working, the table stopped turning. It seems there is an issue with the connection or a part between the needle and the ...
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Which is the correct stylus weight for the stylus provided with Roadstar TTL-8743DJ?

I’ve searched and searched, and even written the manufacturer, but to no avail. Even the manual provides no insight, only saying that After adjusting the horizontal zero (0) balance, turn the ...
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Could connecting a turntable to non-phono input damage equipment?

I have just bought a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC with an Ortofon 2M Red cartridge. I plan to buy a new amp and speakers later. Up until now, I've run my previous turntable through the auxiliary input on ...
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Turntable spins faster after moving to a new country with different power spec

I have a Project low-end belt-drive turntable that I had no problem with in UK. It requires AC 16V, and a UK power adaptor with 230V/50Hz/Output AC 16V 500mA worked fine. Last year, I moved to South ...
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Linear turntables - more damaging than a standard turntable?

Many years ago, at a high end audio store the sales person was strongly recommending making a tape of anything that will play on linear tracking turntable. Assume that you could create an equal ...
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What to look for when buying cartridge and stylus for my turntable?

The cartridge and stylus are two of the most important parts of the turntable. There are many options out there, and for newcomers it is hard to find where to start or know what to look for. What ...
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What to look for when buying a turntable?

RPMs, drive, pitch control, cartridge, stylus, etc; someone new to the vinyl world can easily get overwhelmed with options when trying to buy a new turntable. When buying a turntable for music ...
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Turntables: Direct Drive vs Belt Driven, what are the differences, pros, and cons?

Turntables come in many flavors. One of the main decisions to make when buying one is choosing between a direct drive and a belt driven mechanism. What are the differences between them? Which are the ...