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Best Nostalgic Turntables 2017----Buyer's guide

Best Nostalgic Turntables 2017----Buyer's guide

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Nostalgic Turntables Specification Comparison

Brand Name Turntable speed  Platter CD Player  AM/FM radio  Buttons
Electrohome Wellington Record Player (EANOS502)  Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Electrohome Signature Vinyl Record Player Classic Turntable (EANOS700) Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Vicrola Nostalgic Classic Wood 6-in-1 Bluetooth Turntable Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Crosley CR704C-PA Musician Turntable Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Vicrola Nostalgic Aviator Wood 7-in-1 Bluetooth Turntable Entertainment Center, Mahogany Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Grace Digital GDI-TW3USB 7-in-1 Stereo Entertainment Center, Paprika Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
JPyle PTCD54UB Bluetooth Vintage Classic Style Turntable Speaker System Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Sylvania SRCD838 Nostalgic Turntable Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Pyle Vintage Vinyl Turntable Stereo System ( PTCD64UBT) Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
Pyle Vintage Vinyl Turntable Stereo System ( PTCD64UBT) Plays 3 speed  Plastic  Check Price
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01 • Electrohome Wellington Record Player (EANOS502)

SPECIFICATIONS:
Colour: Colour
Construction Material:MDF (medium density fiberboard)
Auto Return: Yes
Record Speeds: 33, 45, 78
Speaker Size:2x 5W (3”) 8 Ohms
Frequency Range (AM):530-1710 kHz
Frequency Range (FM):88-108 mHz
Power Consumption:19 watts
Size (W x D x H): 19.29” x 12.6” x 9.1”
Weight: 16.3lbs
Certifications:FCC,ICES, ETL/CETL

The Electrohome Wellington Record Player is an authentic 4 in 1 retro turntable that allows you to listen to your all time favourites. Its furbished with mahogany wood and analog audio systems that was inpired by over 100 years of development. This record player consists of several modes like AM/FM radio, CD’s and of course a vinyl player. All these modes are controlled by a illuminated tuning dial. In fact, you are able to connect your phone and play music when vinyls aren’t present; now isn’t that just amazing?

Since the record player is enclosed in mahogany wood it enriches the sound quality and provides you with the optimal sound performance you can get. If you prefer private listening, there is a port which allows you to plug in your headphones. However its not just the wood that plays a huge role but the needle used as well, it is a sapphire tipped ceramic needle that enhances the audio quality for a more warm and natural vibe.

One of the best part of this record player is the fact that you can record your very own vinyls on to your phone through the USB port in the player itself. No computer needed, just plug in your USB and record. It’s incredibly simple and user friendly. Priced at only $149.99, it’s definitely a steal. Overall the Wellington Record player is extraordinary.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
1 year warranty.
 
Looks amazing.
 
Able to record an album from the USB port without connecting to a computer.
 
Whenever a new vinyl is played, some skips can be heard.

 

02 • Electrohome Signature Vinyl Record Player Classic Turntable (EANOS700)

SPECIFICATIONS:
Colour: Walnut
Finish:Real Wood Veneer
Construction Material:MDF (medium density fiberboard)
Record Player: Yes
Record Speeds: 33, 45, 78
Record Auto Return Arm: Yes
USB Playback:Yes
USB Recording:Yes
3.5mm Auxiliary Input: Yes
Speaker Size:2x 5W 8 Ohms(2.6") 2x15W 8 Ohms (3.6")
Power Adapter Input:120V - 60 Hz
Power Adapter Output: 11V 1,100mA
Power Consumption: 50 Watts
Frequency Range (AM): 530-1710 kHz
Frequency Range (FM):88-108 mHz
Size (W x D x H):17.9" x 13.5" x 12.1"
Weight:26.01 lbs
Certifications:FCC,ICES, ETL/CETL

Looking for a classic style turntable with a slight touch of modern technology? Look no further as this is the model for you. This turntable is made out of natural wood and is a HI-FI stereo system with AM/FM, CD, USB and MP3. Vinyl-to-MP3 recording and AUX input for smartphones and tablets, this truly is an all rounder turntable.

Electrohome is a company that has been making audio products for over 100 years. They are established in Ontario and were once known as the “Royalty of Radio”. For the price of $199.95, it has built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming and it works with all of your favourite Bluetooth devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops, computers, etc). The Vinyl to MP3 recording allows you to turn your vinyl records into digital audio files via the headphone jack input. It has dial display for the AM/FM radio as well and full range stereo speakers. All the features you need are packed inside this model.

With an extremely sleek vintage design, it definitely does remind you of your yesteryears. Giving off a nostalgic vibe, you’d think you’re back in the 60s. What’s not to love about this turntable? One should seriously consider getting this turntable if your budget is within $100-$200.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
Classic design.
 
Records music easily.
 
Suitable for all vinyls.
 
Speed doesn’t last long.

 

03 • Vicrola Nostalgic Classic Wood 6-in-1 Bluetooth Turntable

SPECIFICATIONS:
Functions: CD Player, Cassette Player, Built-In Speakers
Output Type: Speaker
Includes: AC Power Adapter
x 18 inches W
Weight: 14.9 pounds
Warranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty
Battery: no battery used
TCIN: 51160129
UPC: 816203013620
Store Item Number (DPCI): 008-03-0400
Origin: Imported

Did you ever want to have a really old vintage looking turntable player to vibe up your home? Well this model has it all. Amazing nostalgic vintage looks along with a fantastic clean sound. A model by Innovative Technology, this three-speed turntable(33 1/3, 45, 78 RPM) plays all of your favourite vinyl records and albums.

Priced at only $79.99, which is reasonably priced, it comes with built-in Bluetooth to play your music from your bluetooth enabled devices wirelessly; no cords needed. All for your convenience, this is a really good turntable. It also has built-in CD Player, Cassette Player and FM Radio. A cable is included for the 3.5mm AUX in jack for any non-Bluetooth devices. What more can you ask for? It also has an RCA AUX-in and headphone jack.

The selling points for this model is that its Bluetooth capability is amazing along with its price. Coated in brown, it would be a perfect deco for your living hall along with it being a fantastic turntable. You’d hit two birds with one stone. What stands out for the price are the built-in stereo speakers.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
Bluetooth capability.
 
Extremely reasonably priced.
 
It skips a little bit when it comes to new records.

 

04 • Crosley CR704C-PA Musician Turntable

SPECIFICATIONS:
Functions: CD Player, Cassette Player
Output Type: Speaker
Power Source: Plug-in Electric Powered
Includes:/b> AC Power Adapter, User Manual
x 17 inches W
Weight: 17 pounds
Warranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty
Battery: no battery used
TCIN: 50279652
UPC: 710244210676
Store Item Number (DPCI): 008-03-0400
Origin: Imported

Originally from Kentucky USA, Crosley is a well established brand for audiophiles looking to buy an entry level turntable. If you’re on a budget but would like to have a model of good quality, this model is one of the lowest priced vintage turntable in the market. Although this model may look really vintage, the technology isn’t.

At $104.99, you’ll be able to get your hands on this model. This is a belt driven turntable that plays 3 speeds( 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM). It is also a CD player which has a programmable 20-track memory and comes along with side-mounted cassette deck. Simply plug in your smartphone or MP3 player as it is portable audio ready. It’s AM/FM radio comes with airplane tuning dial as well. To top if off, it has dynamic full range stereo speakers.

The design is amazing and is coated in brown. The only downside of this model is that it doesn’t have a headphone jack. However it’s other features and sound quality makes up for it. Overall, this is a fantastic turntable and if it’s within your budget, don’t think twice.

 

 

05 • Vicrola Nostalgic Aviator Wood 7-in-1 Bluetooth Turntable Entertainment Center, Mahogany

SPECIFICATIONS:
Functions: Built-In Speakers, CD Player, CD Recorder, AM/FM Radio
Output Type: Speaker, 3.5mm Jack
Power Source: Plug-in Electric Powered
Includes:Remote Control, AC Power Adapter
x 21 inches W
Weight: 25.2 pounds
Warranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty
Battery: no battery used
TCIN: 51159945
UPC: 816203015679
Store Item Number (DPCI): 008-03-0400
Origin: Imported

Priced at $154.99, this is another great model from Innovative Technology. It doesn’t just have great pricing but it is also an amazing model. It’s design gives off a really nice authentic retro vibe and is coated in brown. If you’re into vintage things, this might catch your attention.

This is a three speed turntable ( 33 1/3, 45, 78 RPM) that plays all of your favourite vinyl records and albums. Best part, its real wood construction is luxurious. It has built-in Bluetooth to wirelessly play music from your Bluetooth enabled devices without any cords needed. Also, it easily records all of your favourite music from vinyls and cassettes directy to a CD; no computer needed.

This is an all rounded turntable as it also has a built-in CD player, cassette player and AM/FM radio with old fashioned rotary tuner and includes fully functional remote control and stereo speakers; amazing isn’t it? A cable is included for the AUX input for any non-bluetooth device and ii has an RCA AUX-in and headphone jack as well. In conclusion, this should be recorded in your shortlist for its commendable review.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
Bluetooth connects really fast.
 
Packaging was excellent.
 
Great compact system with a nostalgic look.
 
CD function needs to be improved.

 

06 • Grace Digital GDI-TW3USB 7-in-1 Stereo Entertainment Center, Paprika

SPECIFICATIONS:
CD and Music Players:Yes
CD Recording:Yes
Stereo Channels: 2.0
Color:Brown

Grace Digital is an audio company that’s based in San Diego, USA. A well established audio company yet well respected. If you’re wondering how much the price of this model is, this vintage record player is priced at $143.73.

This is a retro turntable that comes with a record player, cassette player, CD player and AM/FM stereo; catering to all your audio needs. Regarding its speed, it plays 33, 45 and 78 RPM records and it has an automatic tone arm. What’s really amazing is that it has two full-range speakers that delivers exquisite stereo sound with built in headphone jack for those that prefers private listening. An RCA line output is available as an option as well. Recording to your PC or MAC is easy as well using the built in USB port and Audacity Sound Editer software that is included.

Regarding its design, it’s a paprika wood style cabinet to give an old vintage feel. If you’re asking yourself if you should get this model, you shouldn’t ask any further. It’s so user-friendly it’s incredible! It burns disc fairly quick as well. Overall, this model is top notch and it should be part of your wish list.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
User friendly program and burns a disc fairly quick.
 
Skips a little bit when it comes to new vinyl.

 

07 • Pyle PTCD54UB Bluetooth Vintage Classic Style Turntable Speaker System

SPECIFICATIONS:
Ceramic cartridge
Weight: 22 lbs
Unit Dimensions:20.08" x 13.39" x 8.86"
Color: brown wood (Maple Burst)

An amazing model by Pyle, this is a classic style turntable that’s 6-in-1. Although it’s nothing fancy, it is extremely versatile and it does the job. It’s vintage turntable that will give you a modern listening experience.

It has an amazing modern technology that comes with built-in Bluetooth for Wireless Music Streaming. Best part, it works with all of your personal Bluetooth devices such as iPhones, Android, Smartphones, iPad, Tablets, etc. This model has a built-in CD player, Slot-in cassette deck, full range stereo speakers and AM/FM radio with dial display to catch your attention. For Vinyl to MP3 recordings, you can turn your records into digital audio files along with a headphone jack input. For MP3 playback, there’s a USB Flash Drive Reader. Convenient isn’t it?

For it’s design, it has a wooden cabinet and it gives off a real nostalgic feeling. Coated in brown with a slight touch of gold, this model is bound to look good in your home. Its artwork on its wooden case is second to none. Best part? It’s price. This model is priced at $129.99.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
brown wood (Maple Burst)
 
The ability to download from the vinyl record to computers to produce CDs.
 
Able to connect to smartphones.
 
Bluetooth system needs to be improved.

 

08 • Sylvania SRCD838 Nostalgic Turntable

SPECIFICATIONS:
Model:CURPLTSRCD838
Speed Settings:45RPM,33.3RPM,78RPM
Features:Built-In Speakers,Line-in Jack,AM/FM Radio,CD Recorder
Drive Type: Belt Drive
Weight:17.45 pounds
Width:15.0 in
Height:11.5 in
Depth: 11.0 in

This model by Sylvania is really special compared to others. If you’re looking for a turntable that is priced very low yet has many functions, this is the turntable for you.

This model by Sylvania is a 5-in-1 turntable with high quality speakers to catch your attention. Priced at only $64.62, you’ll be able to play all your favourite records, CDs, tape cassettes and over the air radio stations. It also has an AUX-input to connect to any audio device. It has an elegant nostalgic wood finish which is exquisite and an oversized classic dial that is really sleek.

Although it skips a little bit when it comes to new vinyls, it works amazing and it has a great price. It looks extraordinary and really special with purple coating. This should be on your wishlist if your budget is below $100.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
Works amazing.
 
Great price.
 
Skips a little bit when it comes to new vinyls.

 

09 • Pyle Vintage Vinyl Turntable Stereo System ( PTCD64UBT)

SPECIFICATIONS:
Color: Brown
Turntable Speed Setting: 33-1/3 rpm, 45 rpm, 78 rpm
Dimensions:19.4 x 13.2 x 9.2 inches
Warranty: 1 year Manufacturer
Model Number:PTCD64UBT
Country of Origin: China

Another model from Pyle, this is a turntable stereo system that’s bluetooth compatible with CD, USB, SD Card Player along with USB Recorder all for the price of $149.99. If you have the budget, you should get this model in a heartbeat.

Coloured in brown, this classic style turntable has great modern technology and works with all your personal bluetooth devices. Vinyl to MP3 recording can also be done. It comes with full range stereo speakers to draw your attention and AM/FM radio with dial display. An AUX input can also be seen at the rear panel. What’s really amazing about this model is it’s Bluetooth function as it connects really well.

This model combines a classic playing style with modern technology all in one. It’s wooden cabinet finishing is exceptional and has amazing artwork on it. Suitable for both office or home, there really isn’t a reason to get this model if you have the budget. Overall, this model is not bad except for it’s price.

 

Pros: Cons:
 
It has a nice look.
 
Bluetooth connects really well.
 
Slightly pricey.

 

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