#1
I recently got my hands on my uncle's old vinyl collection (mostly 80's alternative stuff) and I'm about to purchase this turntable to be able to play them:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Numark-PT01-Portable-Turntable?sku=801245

Is this a good one to buy? I'm gonna be playing this through an old solid state amp (my "stereo"). I don't need anything hi-fi/pro/etc., just something to listen to old tunes with.
-ash
#3
What do you want us to say?

All you need it to do is play records, and most record players do that, as it is their intended purpose.
#5
that one isn't very good, get one that's belt driven and intended for home use rather than DJing.
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#6
I looked into both types, but this was the only unit I found that specified having a 1/4" outpur jack, which is what I'm gonna need.
-ash
#7
you can get an RCA to 1/4" adapter for less than $5

but you will also need a stereo to mono converter, or you will only be able to hear the left or right channel. I highly suggest getting a cheap stereo amp and speakers actually made for listening to music.
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Last edited by Kid_Thorazine at May 24, 2008,
#8
^ I've got one of those adapters and I've got an old multi-speaker stereo in my basement (pretty nice, still works perfectly), that work?
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#9
I myself have like 4 or 5 turntables.

One is an Aiwa (came with the stereo system), the other is my dad's (nameplate scratched off), one I got from my teacher's garage sale, it's an Audiotech or something-tech.

My favorite one though is the Crosley.

It's a company sold through Target. It's pretty neat.

It a stereo system actually. It has a radio, cd player, tape deck, and a turntable. All in the same unit. They're only like $100 bucks.

Google Crosley. You'll see it.

They're awesome.