There are numerous materials used by turntable manufacturers for the construction of the turntable platter – the platter being the spinning surface your record sits on. The choice of material for the platter has numerous performance and playback ramifications. Popular materials you will see include: plastic, steel, aluminum, glass, MDF, acrylic and others. In this […]
Fluance Reference Turntable Upgrades – How the RT82-RT85 Compare to the RT80-RT81?
Fluance Reference Turntable Upgrades If you are here, you’re likely interested in the Fluance Reference Turntables (Models: RT82, RT83, RT84, RT85). You may be wondering what is different about these turntables and how they compare to the original Fluance RT80 and RT81 Record Players. While looking similar, there are actually numerous improvements ‘under the hood’ […]
Vinyl Record Sizes – What does 33, 45, and 78 RPM Mean?
Not only are vinyl records back, but they’ve returned with a vengeance: they’re even starting to out-sell digital downloads in the United States and around the world. Now we know for the die-hard fans they never left, but for many, vinyl records are a new music discovery. With that new discovery comes a slew of […]