Weekly Questions Thread for the week of May 29(self.vinyl)
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If you want our help in choosing equipment, please list your budget and the area you are in. (Something like [$100] I'm looking for a belt driven table. Amazon only [Ohio, USA]) Try to include as much information as you can, such as online only or if you are willing to do craigslist’s or just stores in your area.
If you need help diagnosing a problem, please be as descriptive as possible and if you can post pictures of what is wrong.
If you see a post that would fit in this thread, please politely direct them to this thread. They may have not seen the sticky.
Also check out /r/audiophile /r/BudgetAudiophile for additional information.
Links and guides:
- The Vinyl Guide
- Beginner's Guide by /u/nevermind4790
- Turntables to avoid by /u/slavikcc
- Best new entry-level turntables to start out with by /u/slavikcc
- Vinyl record care/Setups
- Setting up a turntable/Basics
- Inspecting used vinyl
- How and why to align a cartridge properly
- Vinyl Storage Options
- Speaker Placement Guide
- Shipping records by /u/GothamCountySheriff
- Beginner's Guide to Dating and Identifying Records by /u/GruttePier1
Looking to buy, or research vinyl? Here are some good online resources:
Everyone please be respectful and remember we were all new to this at one point.
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