Category Archives: Turntables & Vinyl

You’ll find lots of articles about turntables & vinyl on my website. You’ll also find stuff about records and analogue systems that incorporate vinyl.

A New Reference Turntable is Coming…

If you love high-end turntables and a good story, you’ll love my new reference turntable resurrection project – coming soon!

The resurrection of this reference turntable has taken me a year and involved plenty of pain, suffering and obstacles. It’s been totally worth it though. Bringing this extraordinary, heavyweight vinyl playback machine back to life and playing records is one of the more satisfying things I’ve done recently.… Read more

Lovely Technics SL-23 Turntable for Sale

Hi folks, check out this lovely Technics SL-23 belt-drive turntable for sale, fully serviced and ready to go.

Yes, the Technics SL-23 belt-drive deck is one of the best of the affordable belt-drive decks from the golden era. In fact, people love these decks so much that the SL-23 has a near-perfect 5-star rating on Vinyl Engine.… Read more

I’m Selling my Beloved Kenwood KD-600 – End of an Era!

Yes, it’s true, I have too many turntables, including a couple that are even better than my lovely Kenwood KD-600 direct drive, so sadly, I have to let her go.

I’ve been working on a secret project here @ Liquid Audio, a statement, end-game turntable resurrection. That project is now complete, details to follow, but because of this, my treasured KD-600 has to go.… Read more

Rare Kenwood KD-650 Turntable for Sale!

Turntable lovers, here is a rare opportunity to purchase this stunning, rare Kenwood KD-650 direct-drive turntable.

That’s correct, these stunning decks almost never come up for sale. This superb Kenwood KD-650, in original condition, has been restored, serviced and is ready for her next owner to enjoy.

UPDATE – Sold in less than 24 hours to a very lucky new owner!Read more

Technics SL-M3 Turntable Repair & Service

Now here’s a deck that got some attention whilst it was with me! For this second #TechnicsMonth article, come with as I repair and service this rare and beautiful Technics SL-M3 linear tracking direct drive turntable.

Do you like awesome turntables, Technics gear and fine furniture? Then you’ll definitely love the Technics SL-M3 linear tracking direct drive turntable!… Read more

Yamaha GT-2000 Turntable Cable Replacement & Review

The Yamaha GT-2000 direct-drive turntable is one of the great super-decks from the golden era. Come along as I install a new RCA cable and review this beautiful deck.

Make no mistake, if you want one of the very best turntables, it’s going to be a high-end deck from Japan. For many, it will be a direct-drive deck like a Kenwood L-07D, a Technics SP-10 or perhaps a Yamaha GT-2000.… Read more

Linn Sondek LP12 Turntable Recommission & Restoration

There aren’t many vinyl lovers who don’t know of the Linn Sondek LP12 turntable. In this article, I recommission and restore a beautiful LP12 that hasn’t played vinyl for 20+ years.

The Linn Sondek LP12 is a famous belt-drive deck from the somewhat enigmatic Scottish manufacturer, Linn. In fact, the LP12 is so famous it even has it’s own Wikipedia page.… Read more