analog sound. That’s why many audio enthusiasts still collect vinyl records and buy stereo turntables. Even though turntables are getting harder to find because many companies have discontinued production, it’s still a great piece of equipment and one that is part of the arsenal of any serious music lover or collector. But because these are vintage equipment, the art of buying them has been lost. Many people won’t know what to look for when buying turntables.
If you are on the lookout for a stereo turntable, read on and you’ll find some cool tips on where to shop around for a turntable.
DJs still use turntables a lot, so it stands to reason that they will have the best connections and information on where to buy stereo turntables. Going this route also has the added benefit of having gaining access to the deep knowledge DJs have about turntables. They can give you pointers on what turntable to buy and
how to take care of turntables to keep it running well.
Vintage stereo turntables can be found as auction items in many auction sites. Various auction sites like eBay are a great source for anything vintage or old and this includes old stereo turntables. But the downside of going this route is that auctions may mean you’ll have to outbid other interested buyers. This could result in you paying far more than what a certain items is really worth. You’ll have to formulate a strategy in bidding for items.
There are many online stores that specialize in vintage stereo equipment. Browse through various online stores and look for the turntable model you want. There’s a chance you may not find the turntable you want so you’ll have to patient and persistent in browsing through stores – everyday if need be.
Vintage equipment stores
Physical vintage stores abound in many cities. These shops carry many vintage or old stuff including electronic equipment. You can go and visit these stores and look for the turntables that they may have in stock. It’s fun to visit these stores because you can also look at the other vintage or memorabilia items that they display, a great treat for those who collect vintage stuff. They may even have old vinyl records that you can also buy for your turntable.