The Pioneer PLX-1000 turntable — all the facts



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Pioneer takes it back to the times before they changed everything with the CDJs. The PLX-1000 turntable is their take on the classic Technics.

Revisiting the Technics petition and poll one last time



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before we draw a line under the topic of the Technics petition, let’s take a look at the poll results and see how they possibly translate to reality.

If you want turntable art, this is it



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Turntables are normally used for playing other people’s art. But as Robert Howare shows, they can also be used to create their own turntable art.

Technics 1200 revival: Facts, figures, and a realist’s view



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A call for a Technics 1200 revival has been made. But just how realistic is it? Craig Reeves gathers together industry intelligence to find out.

All about Technics — a poll and a petition



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Missing Technics? There’s a petition for that. And we ask some questions to see just how much you really do miss the iconic turntable brand.

The incredibly unhygienic reason why vinyl sucks



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Vinyl records house a filthy secret, and you make it worse whenever you lick your fingers. Say hello to the icky grime that is handruff.

Musikmesse 2014: Vesta Audio turntable and speakers



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Vestax is known for left field thinking. And their new Vesta Audio ACT-X100 turntable falls into that category. Calm down — it’s not for DJing with.

Musikmesse 2014: DJ Tech LF-12 Turntable update



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Another day, another story about turntables. This time, it’s an update to the DJ Tech LF-12. First seen at NAMM, it’s coming out really soon.

Musikmesse 2014: About that Pioneer turntable rumour…



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After Qbert’s loose-lipped gaffe in the DJ City video, the secret Pioneer turntable project was preemptively outed. But now it’s properly out there.

REVIEW: Make Solutions Technics Faceplates



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While Technics turntables don’t really need anything to look good, the Make Solutions Technics faceplates add some style and protection too.