• Hi-Fi+ Products of the Year: Analogue

    Hi-Fi+ Products of the Year: Analogue

    Turntable of the Year: Kronos The Kronos turntable turned the tables on vinyl – literally. The floating top-down suspended turntable (hanging from four towers by means of more than 300 silicone o-rings) features two platters: ...
  • "Acoustical-Systems Breaking News"

    "Acoustical-Systems Breaking News"

    Imagine ..... the turntable's design based on asking the right questions first - and its construction truly based on drawing the right conclusions. Imagine ..... a turntable designed purely and firmly on the basis of ...
  • The Show Must Go On

    The Show Must Go On

    If you were there at the time, Queen was a very big thing. From the early 1970s right up to (and beyond) the death of singer Freddie Mercury in 1991, the band had a string ...
  • Avid Diva II turntable

    Avid Diva II turntable

    I’m not what you would call an early adopter. I resisted getting a mobile phone for years, and smartphones and tablets have only lately entered my life. It was the same with CD players, and ...
  • Be your own Vinyl Guru

    Be your own Vinyl Guru

    After many years when only the hard-core vinyl enthusiasts were showing much interest, playing records and using turntables has suddenly become hot again. But this renewed interest brings with it a sticky problem. Thirty years ...
  • TechDAS Air Force Two turntable

    TechDAS Air Force Two turntable

    Of all the high-end superdecks, few generated quite as much interest as TechDAS’ Air Force One. Everything on a turntable that could be pumped up or held down by air or vacuum, was… and was ...
  • Booplinth

    Booplinth

    Linn’s venerable LP12 Sondek – over 40 years young – has become so synonymous with the succession of upgrades that have been applied to the basic deck since its launch, that it’s now almost impossible ...
  • VPI Prime

    VPI Prime

    VPI industries is one of the shining stars in the US high-end firmament. Based in New Jersey, the company has been making turntables, tonearms, and record cleaning machines for decades. VPI has recently been passed ...

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