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Old 08-29-2008   #27
wes
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Cool Re: Turntable shopping.. any help?

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Originally Posted by kennyt View Post
I am still trying to decide if vinyl is something I will want forever, thus the entry level table for a start, but so far all indications are good and I am still looking at an Avid (an Acutus with SME V arm just showed up on A'gon for ~$10K, but I am not yet ready to make that jump, but the deal is really tempting...)
Beside the fact that vinyl is stuck in the past and good SACD DSD are still better sound than vinyl.

One of the major issue to a good vinyl turntable with arm and so on is that it cost north of 10K. No thanks it is a bit too pricey for my blood. I would rather get a new SACD player like the new Sony SCD-XA5400ES for $1500 and enjoy multichannel audio.

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