The new Reloop HiFi TURN 5 (price: 799 €) is a new quartz-controlled, direct-drive turntable. The TURN 5 supports 33.3, 45 and 78rpm playback. The new record player uses a statically balanced S-shape tonearm. This is supplied, along with the hydraulic lift and an anti-skating setting, with a convenient tonearm height adjustment with locking VTA.…

“Analogue Sound, Digital Technology”. These words define the Zephyr Apollo turntable, a belt-drive turntable with a linear tracking tonearm, touchscreen control, and the ability to skip tracks and the chance to use a smartphone as a Bluetooth remote via an app. Behind this record player, currently crowdfunding via Kickstarter, are the owners of Vinylicious Records…

Architects, industrial designers, technology experts and musicians have joined forces to create Logigram, a singular premium quality and 100% manual turntable. Behind this turntable (designed, developed and produced entirely in italy) is DEFOSS (Design, furniture and objects in space), a group of international architects and designers founded by Luca Chieregato, italian architect and designer, and…

Pro-Ject has launched The Beatles Yellow Submarine turntable (€ 449,00). This song in particular has been chosen because of the upcoming re-release of Yellow Submarine, which will see the 1968 movie come out in 4K for the first time. *VISIT OUR TURNTABLE MUSEUM This record player is the number five of Pro-Ject’s Beatles series. The…

Rega introduces the new Planar 1 Plus, “another winner an the perfect marriage of convenience and sound quality,” according to What Hifi! review. For the Planar 1 Plus (£329), Rega wanted to optimise this circuit for ultimate performance so they have removed the USB interface and used the money saved to improve what was already…

Symbol Audio will launch a turntable console, Modern Record Player ($3,295), in September. The Modern Record Player combines a traditional record player with the latest streaming technology in a single package. The new turntable, with an integrated AB amplifier, is wi-fi compatible. It has three-source selector switch allows for phono, auxiliary, or wireless use. The…

SME has announced the launch of Synergy, all-in-one turntable featuring magnesium tonearm, moving coil cartridge and built-in phono stage. Synergy will be available from September 2018, with an estimated UK retail price of £14,950.00 (€17.105,67). Synergy represents the first time that SME has offered an integrated turntable solution for its customers. Comprising of a completely…

Pro-Ject has announced Juke Box S2 Stereo Set, a new all-in-one HiFi stereo turntable and audio set, according to What Hi-Fi and Vinyl Factory. “Building on the ground breaking Juke Box E,” the Juke Box S2 “is taking the first audiophile all-in-one system to the next level,” says Pro-Ject. The Juke Box S2 Stereo Set…

It’s officially here! The McIntosh MT2 Precision Turntable is available for pre-order now, shipping in May for a suggested retail price of US$4,000. A subtle green glow emanates from under the platter and the outside edges of the plinth for a touch of refined ambiance. The MT2 plays both 33-1/3 and 45 rpm records. It’s…

IKEA is collaborating with Swedish audio tech company Teenage Engineering for a new collection of music focussed products titled FREKVENS (Swedish for frequency). The collection, available February 2019, will feature 22 items including an electronic choir, vinyl player, party lighting and “everything else you need in order to throw a really good music party wherever you…