Tag Archives: Jelco

Jelco SA-750D Tonearm Review

Looking for one of the best bargains in tonearms? The Jelco SA-750D tonearm is a quality arm, at a sensible price, designed to fit a variety of turntables from the past and present.

The SA-750D has, in various forms, been used in some really excellent decks over the years.  Jelco has also made and rebadged this great tonearm for many well-known manufacturers like Linn, Sumiko, Koetsu and Audioquest.Read more

Kenwood KD-500 / KD-550 Direct-Drive Turntable Review

It’s time I wrote a piece on the legendary Kenwood KD-500 / KD-550 direct-drive turntables. These classic direct-drive decks hail from an era when things were built to last.

Indeed, if decks like the KD-500 / KD-550 with this level of bespoke engineering were to be built now, they would cost many thousands of dollars. The Technics SL-1200 is a classic example – it’s been reissued and costs literally thousands!… Read more